Creative Child August 2016 - Page 7

The result : a colorful 40-page journey through the animal kingdom . It ’ s bursting with color and insight , as seen through the eyes of a puppy named Sunshine , who ’ s guided by Papa Dog . The most inspiring part of all is Trisha ’ s pledge to donate one free copy to refugee children around the world for every book sold this year . We were delighted to interview Rao about her seemingly boundless well of both empathy and creativity . The San Diego native began painting when she was 2 years old . Her Southern California backyard served as the perfect source for inspiration as she integrated rocks , sand , flowers , and leaves into her paintings . Around this time , Rao also began making up poems and songs , with her mom sometimes recording the young artist on her phone ( Trisha was too young to know how to read or write yet !).
While Trisha and her book are being featured in a section of our magazine called “ Creative Kids ,” I get the impression that Trisha is more interested in letting her inner light shine than being in the spotlight .
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The result: a colorful 40-page journey through the animal kingdom. It’s bursting with color and insight, as seen through the eyes of a puppy named Sunshine, who’s guided by Papa Dog. The most inspiring part of all is Trisha’s pledge to donate one free copy to refugee children around the world for every book sold this year. We were delighted to interview Rao about her seemingly boundless well of both empathy and creativity. The San Diego native began painting when she was 2 years old. Her Southern California backyard served as the perfect source for inspiration as she integrated rocks, sand, flowers, and leaves into her paintings. Around this time, Rao also began making up poems and songs, with her mom sometimes recording the young artist on her phone (Trisha was too young to know how to read or write yet!). While Trisha and her book are being featured in a section of our magazine called “Creative Kids,” I get the impression that Trisha is more interested i ][š\[\Y[H[Z[[HY