Love Lottery

Children - General
Kindle Edition
Reviewed on 04/27/2020
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Author Biography

With love, purpose, and warmth, Leigha invites you into her world with her heartfelt story. Leigha is certain this message will resonate with you long after the pages of Love Lottery are tucked away. Leigha is forever thankful, as she has won the Love Lottery more than once! As Leigha guides her LOVE LOTTERIES into the unknown, she always wants her love to be known, believing we are at our best when we feel loved. Leigha believes intention and words are the guiding force in life. Her deep benevolence fuels her creativity; masterfully melding both intention and words. She proudly presents you a loving, purposeful, and powerful book to be enjoyed for a lifetime.

May your welcomes and love be abundant throughout this journey of life.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Jacob R LaMar for Readers' Favorite

Leigha Huggins's book Love Lottery is a children’s picture book that is penned in rhyme. The book is written from a mother’s point of view about her newborn child. She has won the love lottery and the prize is her little baby. The book begins by talking about the stars as a mother makes a wish for her child and, through the course of the story, we read what it feels like to have her wish become reality.

Love Lottery is a sensitive story about the love a mother can have for her child and Huggins does a wonderful job capturing this sentiment in her writing. The narrative has a consistent and unbroken rhythm as well as a delightfully designed rhyme. The story does not cover a lot of ground from beginning to end but it is written in a way that warms the reader's heart, and for the parents, it makes them value the prizes they’ve won in their own love lottery. Illustrated by Melanie Darling, Love Lottery is decorated with a lush and dark color palette to build a sweet environment for the story to live in.

Together, the words and drawings provide a potent 1-2 punch to appeal to the audience and allow them to feel the beauty of parenthood. Leigha Huggins has succeeded beautifully with her storybook Love Lottery as it achieves its main goal of expressing the importance of parenting and refocuses our lens on life the way it should be - with our children as our number one priority.