This explains (much better than I ever have been able to!) why I have always felt so strongly about donating half the proceeds from my first two poetry collections to Unicef’s Gift of Education. I’ll keep giving a portion of the proceeds from those two books to Unicef’s Gift of Education Program, to give educations to girls (and boys) in developing countries. I am blogging today about in hopes that you too can spread the word. If you can’t give, then please blog or tweet about the incredible campaign that is The Girl Effect! Please watch this video and visit other posts for the Girl Effect campaign Take two minutes, and change our world.

Written by Heather Grace Stewart

Heather Grace Stewart is the author of the novel Strangely, Incredibly Good (Morning Rain Publishing, 2014), the screenplay The Friends I've Never Met (2012), four poetry collections, 'Three Spaces' 'Carry On Dancing' (Winter Goose Publishing, March 2012) 'Leap,' (2010) and 'Where the Butterflies Go, (2008) 'The Groovy Granny' (poems for kids 4-104) and two non-fiction political books for youth (Jackfruit Press). A member of the Writers Union of Canada, she lives with her family in Montreal, Canada.


  1. A first-rate example of the medium and the message in perfect harmony. Animated type and icon-like figures tell an engaging and inspiring story. I love it both as message and a work of art!


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