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'Love and Light ~ A Creation Myth'
Marilyn Marlow, Author and Illustrator
Originally written in Spanish, the translation has been included in 'Love and Light ~ A Creation Myth', along with helpful hints of how to use it with children. Please also refer to “How to Support Children Becoming Bilingual” for further information at: MarilynMarlowArtistry.com/Articles
'Amor y Luz ~ Un Mito de la Creación', the Spanish version with English translation, print and e-book formats available on Amazon.com.
This endearing tale transcends cultural boundaries and carries us all to a timeless place in our hearts. 'Love and Light ~ A Creation Myth' expresses core values of friendship, courage, compassion, respect, and responsibility. The spirited watercolor paintings connect us to an ageless exploration of the moments of creation.
First, from a tiny flicker of light, comes Sun. Then, from love, comes World. They dance and play throughout the day, without a care, joyful of their very existence. Time is suspended, until nightfall…when Sun must go away. Fearful, what will World do in the darkness? Together, a solution is found. A new meaning of life discovered. Will World be triumphant?
As World and Sun continue to ensure our survival through their love and light, are we doing enough today to sustain our very existence? In light of all the alarming climate changes now taking place, will we be triumphant? Let 'Love and Light ~ A Creation Myth' quicken your heart into an act of love for our planet.
"Very enjoyable, ‘Love and Light ~ A Creation Myth’ is well written and illustrated to be inspirational. It’s lovely. An easy read and fun for all ages as a bedtime story, or an anytime informational cuddle! I love the whole delivery." -- Ann McCleary, with a grandma’s point of view!
"I absolutely love this book! This heartfelt story has a place in every home and elementary classroom. The message is universal, the illustrations beautiful and the text - simple, yet meaningful. I only wish it had been available when I was teaching younger children. This book would be an excellent addition to any English language development or bilingual library." -- Victoria Hogrefe, Bilingual Teacher
"This is a charming and delightful read for any age!" -- Vicki Victor, Retired
"Marilyn continues to impress! Wow! What a beautiful book. The artwork is so playful and with such vibrant colors. The message is a good reminder to us all to appreciate nature, each other and treasure the love that has been created for us." -- Josephine Pemberton, Pemberton Financial & Insurance Services, Inc.
"The delightful watercolors vibrate with mythical energy and I felt myself part of the story." -- Dori Davee Viel, Teacher and Mother
"Marilyn Marlow's 'Love and Light ~ A Creation Myth' makes the mysteries of the impossibly huge world personal and humble, with empathetic characters and vibrant images. What a lovely way for children and adults to explore their own responsibility for the planet and ways each of us can give back to Mother Earth. This sweet story opens many doors to imagination and joy." -- Rachel Wohlander, Director of Culture, Terra Cultura www.terracultura.org
"A charming story. As many cultures have their own original story about Earth's beginnings, I know children will enjoy this version." -- Isabel Anderson, Retired Teacher
"I think it's fantastic that you are teaching children to care for the earth, and maybe even global warming. I love the art, it's beautiful and I am impressed with everything you do. Thank you for caring for this planet that we live on." -- Tina, friend and neighbor
"This is truly an amazing work of art and spirit. Seemingly, without effort, we can read and respond to an ancient, yet modern, creation myth. Every adult should read it to their children - once a year - to remind us of what Earth, Moon and Sun do together to give us a truly awakened life." -- Dr. Reenah McGill, DOM, LAc, PhD