Talula’s Barefoot Books Blog

A running commentary on life as an online bookstore owner after 25 years in Early Childhood Education.

TIME* magazine Top 10 gives Hooray For “Motherbridge of Love”!

Posted by Talula on December 12, 2007

Hooray! Yippee! Pat On The Barefoot Back Today!

Drum roll, please…!

TIME Magazine listed Motherbridge of Love by Xinran (Chinese author/broadcaster/journalist), illustrated by Jose’e Masse (published by Barefoot Books) as #3 in 


Check it out here:


This beautiful poem was left anonymously at Xinran’s foundation Mother Bridge of Love (a charity that reaches out to Chinese children all over the world in order to develop a connection between China and the West, and between adoptive culture and birth culture).  It follows the connections a Chinese birth mother and a Western adoptive mother have to “their” child  and “…offers a poignant and inspiring message to parents and children all over the world.” Barefoot Books*


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