Some things seem impossible, but with the right attitude and the help of a friend, you can do more than you ever thought you could. The adventures of Frango and Chicken are inspired by the true story of a young man in Brazil who has had to overcome physical challenges since infancy. By maintaining a positive attitude and sense of humor, he shows all of us how to live without limits. This picture book appeals to readers of all ages with its universal message and playful illustrations.
About the Author:
Elena Stowell is an author, illustrator, science teacher, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner. When she is writing and illustrating, Elena can be found at a table with a real #2 pencil and her favorite pair of scissors buried in paper scraps, dried paint, glue-sticks, broken tooth-picks and half-empty coffee cups. "Working in collage puts me in my happy place, which is pretty messy." Elena is the award-winning author of Flowing with the Go: A Jiu-Jitsu Journey of the Soul and it's Portuguese edition Indo com o Fluxo. She is co-founder of the non-profit Carly Stowell Foundation and director of JamminBJJ Give the Gift of a Gi. Her volunteer work helps make sports and music participation affordable and accessible to children and adults around the world. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and Pacific Northwest Writer's Association.