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Your Face Lights up the World

Your Face Lights up the World is a powerfully written and distinctively illustrated picture book that explores themes of self-esteem, sibling rivalry, and jealousy with flair, whisking kids off on an unforgettable journey towards self-acceptance. Complete with journal pages to capture renewed feelings of confidence, this inspirational book will help kids see themselves in a new light.

Get to Know Jodi

Jodi Meltzer is the multi-award-winning author of three children’s books: When You Lived in My Belly, Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are, and Your Face Lights up the World. A former television news anchor/reporter, she has also written extensively about grief, divorce, and parenting for various publications, including HuffPost, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, and Thrive Global

Books

Your Face Lights up the World

Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are

When You Lived in My Belly

{Jodi Meltzer provides a beautiful point of view in Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are, weaving the concept of universal connection and creating a comforting link between the child in the story, their mother, and their loss.
READERS FAVORITE REVIEW
GOODNIGHT STAR, WHOEVER YOU ARE
{I have to say that the book is PERFECT. I enjoyed the cadence of the sentences, the choice of words, and how every stage of the pregnancy is so well described and yet so easy to understand.
MUGGLENET
WHEN YOU LIVED IN MY BELLY
{A beautiful way to teach children to cope with loss. This book gives them permission to remember their loved one, and to play an active role in connecting with that person every time they see a star. Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are is proof that ‘death ends a life, not a relationship.’
JAMIE SENTNOR, LICSW SPECIALIZING IN GRIEF AND LOSS
GOODNIGHT STAR, WHOEVER YOU ARE
{Poetic, inspiring, and beautifully illustrated.
KIRKUS REVIEWS
GOODNIGHT STAR, WHOEVER YOU ARE
{I would highly recommend this beautiful, heartfelt story to grief organizations and therapists who are looking to expand their children’s bereavement programming.
CATHY SPEAR, LICSW, CLINICAL DIRECTOR OF CALEX GIRLS
GOODNIGHT STAR, WHOEVER YOU ARE
{A reassuring book with kid-friendly explanations that celebrate the maternal bond . . . a gentle, sweet introduction to the basics of fetal development and what pregnancy is like.
KIRKUS REVIEWS
WHEN YOU LIVED IN MY BELLY
{Very highly recommended.
MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
WHEN YOU LIVED IN MY BELLY
{A brilliantly written book that will help grieving kids of all ages.
BRIE OVERTON, CHIEF CLINICAL OFFICER, EXPERIENCE CAMPS
GOODNIGHT STAR, WHOEVER YOU ARE

Media

Stories & Insights: Meet Jodi Meltzer

Stories & Insights: Meet Jodi Meltzer

Alright – so today we’ve got the honor of introducing you to Jodi Meltzer, a multi-award-winning author who has also written extensively about grief, divorce, and parenting for various publications, including HuffPost, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, and Thrive Global. We...

Daily Inspiration: Meet Jodi Meltzer

Daily Inspiration: Meet Jodi Meltzer

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Jodi Meltzer, a multi-award-winning author who has also written extensively about grief, divorce, and parenting for various publications, including HuffPost, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, and Thrive Global. Hi Jodi, thanks for sharing...

Fostering Change Podcast: Jodi Meltzer

Fostering Change Podcast: Jodi Meltzer

Rob Scheer interviews multi-award-winning author Jodi Meltzer who has written extensively about grief, parenting and divorce for various publications, including HuffPost, The Mighty, Scary Mommy, and Thrive Global. She has just published the book, Goodnight Star,...

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