An orphanage for parents
What could this big building atop the hill be?
Why there are grownups sitting at the desks? Why are the doors wide open, the yard filled with bicycles and the hearts filled with hope?
Christos Daskalakis, the author of the best seller “The Snowflake that fell in love with Summer”, returns and shares with us a subversive story about the power of family, love, acceptance and security. An adult fairy tale for children and a children’s fairy tale for adults. A story filled with laughter, tenderness, optimism and maternal scent.
I have always wanted to write a fairy tale for children and grownups. A tale based on personal experiences and memories. A tale for parents and for those who constantly strive, for those who are rejected or challenged, for those who fall but get up, for those who know how to love and endure…
I have always wanted to write a story about all of us, who were the “special” children of the school, about us who desperately needed love, security, and a loving hug. A story about everything we have missed, about what made us grow up, about what brought balance to our lives.
I have always wanted to write a book with a basic, perhaps personal, goal. Bring children a little closer to their parents and parents even closer to their children…