Dylan is a little boy that lives in a big city, just like you He sets off on an adventure to discover something new, can you help him find the hiding creatures among the city's features? Open Your Eyes is a children's book about discovering the unexpected and embracing nature wherever you may be. This book illustrates the necessity of natural elements in children's everyday lives, helping children reconnect with the wonders of the natural world and instilling in them a sense of respect and awe for the outdoors, even in the hustle and bustle of city life. The images of this book are a combination of hand drawn sketches, illustrations, and photography. This technique gives the book a realistic appearance and reminds children to find magic in every environment they encounter.
About the Author
Hagar N. Alfi, M.A. has been working with young children as an early education teacher for several years. Hagar completed her M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Loyola Marymount University. Prior to her graduate work, she completed her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Hagar is an avid camper and traveler, and an advocate for organic learning. Open Your Eyes is Hagar's first published children's book.