Original edition has sold more than 85,000 copies Told in the charming, straightforward tradition of a classic fable, and illustrated as richly as a favorite childrenâ€™s story, Pearsonâ€™s modern-day tale will inspire every adult facing his or her own life challenges. Carol Lynn Pears on is the author of more than forty books and plays, including Goodbye, I Love You and Iâ€™ll Always Be Your Daughter. She is also the author of a variety of poetry, musicals, and plays. She lives in Walnut Creek, California. Kathleen Peters on received her B.A. in commercial art from Brigham Young University. Her work in watercolor, pastel, oil, and batik has been displayed in galleries throughout Utah as well as Malaysia and Hawaii. She lives in Utah.