What's your secret?
Today I get to find out the secret which inspired that fun children's book, Mamá Graciela’s Secret by Mayra Calvani. Hurray! It's a lovely picture book with mouthwatering foods, gorgeous scenery, and cats! You can find my review of Mamá Graciela’s Secret here , and learn more about Mamá Graciela’s Secret at my earlier blogpost. But now, meet the author, and learn her real secret... The Inspiration behind ‘Mamá Graciela’s Secret’ By Mayra Calvani All my books have a special place in my heart, but my latest children’s picture book, Mamá Graciela’s Secret, has an even more special place. This is because it was inspired by my paternal grandmother, also named Graciela. Mamá Graciela was a very sweet, generous, selfless person. And a passionate dog lover. She rescued many dogs not from shelters but right from the streets and at one point had like 30 dogs living under her roof. She just couldn’t stand the idea of an animal suffering the harsh life of the streets. Whe