Sounds wonderful, doesn't it? Thanks for the extra info, Nancy!
How exciting is it to see Spinning the Baiji at the top of the Climbing Rose Coming Soon page! The Three Gorges dam, closing off the Yangtze River, is changing the lifestyles of people, and impacting a number of creatures. Culture, myth, and magic all collide in this lament...as well as celebration of love. A lyrical, older, more exotic world-sense infuses this quite contemporary tale. Lin's love must be enough to surpass... oh but that would be telling!
Did the Baiji truly leave us? If they have, they've still left us with some magic ---their cousins, the Boto. In the depths of the Amazon, the Boto don't long to escape to another world...they put on an wide-brimmed hat, and walk among us. Perhaps, these enchanted creatures will be able to change our world...
Thank you for all the support you've given the Climbing Rose Young Adult line of The Wild Rose Press. Our stories are still available on The Wild Rose Press website, however, since we aren't publishing new stories, our blog is no longer active. We thank you again for the time you spent with us and invite you to visit our Climbing Rose bookstore.
Nancy Lindley-Gauthier, fab author of our Waiting on Wednesday feature Spinning the Baiji, just sent me this note: