IN THE SAVANNA
Written by Londa Hayden
by Illustrated by Connie Orlando
About the Book
A beautifully illustrated picture book with watercolors and photographs that offer a gentle introduction to young children about the orphans left behind, because of the AIDS pandemic in Africa. This book offers positive reinforcement to find a cure in this next generation through a simple poem that will inspire compassion and hope for the future of Africa and the world. 100% of all profits go to a charity that helps the orphans of Africa.
Londa S. Hayden, a native Texan, attended East Texas Baptist University and pursued a major in music. Using her skills in music therapy both in public and private schools, she worked with special needs children of all ages. Her talent carried over into children's worship ministry. Currently she lives in the Memphis area and is married with three children. After being a stay at home mom for several years, she now works part-time in the medical field. Besides writing, Londa also enjoys arts, crafts, theater, movies and volunteering for humanitarian causes. Presenting dynamic adventures, while stirring the reader to be more compassionate and understanding is the main focus for her writing themes within the young adult and children’s genres. Published works include: "Popcorn Boy" winner of 2009 Blog2inspire, "Date, Pray, Wait," "The Writer's Anointing," and several anthologies. For more information, please visit the author's website at londahayden.com.