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Missing You by Phellip Willian and Melissa Garabeli

    Perfect for fans of Bambi and The Fox and the Hound, MISSING YOU is a heartwarming story of companionship, loss, and learning how and when to let go from award-winning creators Phellip Willian and Melissa Garabeli.

    Following the loss of their mother, Thomas and Lara find an injured deer on the side of the road. Deciding to bring it home with them, they name the deer “Lion” and quickly become best friends. The new woodland creature soon fills their hearts with warmth and fun, easing their mourning. But when Lion grows more and more curious about the forest beyond their house, Thomas and Lara start to wonder if the forest is where Lion truly belongs. Will they be able to say goodbye to their new friend?

    Melissa Garabeli is a visual and graphic artist. She has a degree in Visual Arts from Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa (EUPG) and has already illustrated many children’s books and textbooks, as well as comics. Currently, she spends her time with her watercolors, rescued dogs, and chocolate milk.

    Phellip Willian during most of his time, and a writer during his breaks and bus rides, Phellip has an English degree from Universidade Estadual do Parana (EUPG) and a Master’s in Literature from the same institution. He has released some books with co-creator Melissa, and oftentimes he plays with stories and animals.

    Tony M.