The Sandcastle by Dawn Maloney

The SandcastleISBN-13 9780998122007

The Sandcastle is an original short story, Christian parable illustrated for children, but a timeless, classic for adults. With many lessons and thought provoking text and imagery for children, this book is for those that have experienced unexpected or unexplainable loss. The Sandcastle symbolizes life's fragility, disappointments, and joys. Not only is it a tool to teach children the lesson of faith, but it is also a beautiful gift for anyone in need of encouragement.

The Sandcastle is about a young girl who builds a sandcastle which is soon destroyed by an ocean wave. The girl now must rebuild her sandcastle. Doubtful and reluctant to start over, the girl realizes her strength to build again through a conversation with her Father or a prayer to God.

It is in our conversations with God that we build strength and courage during challenging life moments. The Sandcastle is a heartwarming story of overcoming obstacles and having the faith to begin again.

The Sandcastle is a relaxing read that tattoos an unforgettable message of hope and faith on your heart for a lifetime.

The Sandcastle teaches children and adults the lesson of faith. The story's powerful symbolism allows the reader to use one's imagination and inject one' s own life experiences. A simple yet important lesson of starting over and never giving up. The book teaches the reader to ignore the negative voice in our head and paralyzing excuses. The Sandcastle teaches the reader to push through life's hardships and to persevere no matter how difficult. Ultimately the reader witnesses loss to triumph, victim to victory.

"If you were ever hurt or wronged, or something was taken or destroyed in your life, this encouraging book will heal your soul," Dawn Maloney. "I remind readers that we never walk life's path alone. God is always loving and always with us." Dawn believes that teaching about difficult life lessons with faithful solutions will be carried with the reader for a lifetime. It is important for children and adults to be exposed to these positive messages that will resonate in their hearts and minds forever. She uses gentle words and beautiful imagery to convey a powerful message of unconditional love to all ages.

About the author:

Dawn Maloney, writer and artist, creates God inspired children's books and timeless parables for all ages. When in need of inspiration and encouragement, her stories will move your heart to a place of peace. Dawn is dedicated to sharing challenging life lessons through the gentleness of Christian children's books. Dawn lives in New Jersey with her fabulous husband and amazing children.

To schedule a book signing, please contact Dawn Maloney at 973-494-2515 or