and though it would be fun to have a go. The original concept came from the "Should be Reading" Blog.
So here is goes.
Griffin stopped to listen to the small sounds of the afternoon that mostly got lost amongst the busy living noises of his large family. It was so quiet that he could almost hear his heart beating. He unbuttoned his shirt and put his hand on his chest, over his heart. He remembered when Mama had let him press his face against her big belly, to feel the beginnings of Tishkin.
This excerpt is from "The Naming of Tishkin Silk" written by Glenda Millard with illustrations by Caroline Magerl.
It is a touching and beautiful book. If I had to describe it in one word, it would have to be Dreamy...