The Gift is a true, heartfelt portrayal of a childless couple's dream of becoming parents through adoption. This inspirational story captures the emotional journey of adoption, including the anticipation and joys of parenthood. With its powerful message, rhyming verse, stunning watercolor illustrations, and pure emotion, this book will surely be one that is treasured again and again.
The Gift embraces the many feelings of bringing a child into a family. From the anxiety of the first meeting, to the enjoyment of everyday tasks, to the excitement of the holidays, to the hopes for the future, this book truly emulates what family is all about.
Although The Gift depicts the author adopting her son when he was three-years-old, this beautifully written story resonates with all adoptive families. This would make a remarkable gift for any adoptive child or family. It would sure to be cherished forever
Bridget Knouse currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband and children. She is a very happy and busy mom of four beautiful children (all of whom are adopted or waiting for their adoption to become finalized). Bridget feels honored each day to be a mom and knows that God has given her not just one "gift" but has now blessed her with four
The Gift is Bridget's first published book. She enjoys writing about her personal experiences; therefore, Bridget hopes to have more books published in the future.
Cady Driver is a watercolor artist, illustrator, and portrait artist. She has dedicated her work with this book to her three children...Chloe, Jacob, and Tirzah Rose... "You are all my joy and my light " And, "To my little gift that we haven't met yet...we're coming for you soon " The Gift is Cady's second children's book. She has also illustrated I Love You, Be Careful by Judy Snider and Joan Dickow. Cady resides in Raleigh, NC with her husband and home schools her children.