If it had a voice it would be crying out:
&bull I want to belong
&bull I want to be loved
&bull I want to feel valued
Then something surprising happens that changes everything! The reader can easily see here the parallel to a child who -- feels he or she doesn't really fit in or who doesn't feel wanted -- until they discover that there is someone somewhere who loves them just as they are.
As a teenager Janet Collins was actively involved with her mother's nursery school working firsthand to help children learn and develop life skills. After she retired she served for many years with her husband as a Director for their local Boys and Girls Club.
When she's not writing children's books she is busy training showing and and taking care of five Miniature Poodles and two mischievous black and white cats rescued from a local feed store.