Andrea Alban Gosline's Writings
January's Child: The Birthday Month Book
January’s Child Affirmation Poems January I inspire. I listen. I breathe. I unfold. I receive. I believe. I adore. I am bold. February I reflect. I am silent. I sparkle. I praise. I am peaceful. I notice. I wish. I amaze. March I am constant. I journey. I touch. I am time. I linger. I glimmer. I shimmer. I chime. April I am thoughtful. I stretch. I float. I...
Welcoming Ways: Creating your baby's welcome ceremony with the wisdom of world traditions
Plant me in the forest on a hillock in the clear. I belong to this circle of redwoods gathering sunlight ripples and rain I drink. Begin me then watch my shy uncurling; watch me spear busy earth toss my cocoon lift slowly with the white fog over fallen leaves and moss. Watch my shadow stand Watch my roaming feet See me. Take my hand and taste the...
... rich with metaphor and reality, a powerful combination during an explosive era of world war and genocide. Alban’s writing style is structured, cogent and evocative.”
—New York Journal of Books
Andrea Alban (a.k.a. Gosline) is the author of inspirational parenting books and children's picture books and novels. She is a native San Franciscan raised in a neighborhood teeming with big backyards and adventurous children. She cultivated her appreciation...
Causes Andrea Gosline Supports
Friends of the Urban Forest, Greenpeace, Roots and Shoots