“Your special gift does not exist outside of yourself. It exists within you.” --Father Universe
Purpose Finds His Gift is a heartwarming tale about finding that special person inside of you. As Purpose, the son of the Universe sets out on a journey to discover his special gift; he learns that he has carried it with him all along. A coming of age story, Purpose Finds His Gift will teach children about finding their own special talent and listening to the voice within."
Purpose Finds His Gift is Janet's second book for young readers. Her first children's book was Kafiya Meets The Moon. Janet has carried the art of storytelling and sharing folktales into her own life. The passion grew when she saw that the tradition was dying. Janet had been using storytelling for years in her community work to bridge cultural gaps; the transition to writing was inevitable. She was born in St Catherine, Jamaica, but has called Canada her home for over thirty years. Janet is the owner of Nanni's Natural Hair Salon.
“Whenever you see a full moon, child, remember that you have its full attention. The moon sees and hears everything.”
— Grandma Etta
Imagination comes to life in this story of a little girl fascinated with the moon. When Kafiya’s Auntie Yaya tells her that the full moon has a face, Kafiya goes in search of the moon to see if it can talk. Kafiya’s story will warm every mother’s heart while inspiring their children to believe in the impossible. Enter Kafiya’s world where anything you can imagine is within your reach.
"Purpose Finds His Gift", comes packaged as a hardcover booklet and a lovingly crafted animation video of the complete story.
Imagination comes to life in "Kafiya", the story of a little girl fascinated with the moon.