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Moonlight Memoirs

Remember that Family and Friends and Forever

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This award-winning picture book by young author Maggie Mei Lewis utilizes a unique approach to answering a child's questions regarding loss. Moonlight Memoirs follows the adventure of two young mice wandering through shadows on moonlit snow. While on their journey, they meet an older mouse determined to teach them one of life's most treasured lessons. Through exquisite wildlife illustrations by Melody Lea Lamb and comforting verse, Moonlight Memoirs reminds us that the love of family and friends exists forever. This universal story of eternal love reaches beyond cultural and religious boundaries as it reassures the child that everything will be all right, no matter what happens to their loved ones. 

An enchanting tale which will delight people of all ages at any time, Moonlight Memoirs is an exceptional resource for children seeking comfort and hope during times of any type of loss, including loss of family, friends, or pets.

Moonlight Memoirs' Awards


Gold Seal

2010 Young Voices Foundation

Books Awards Best Fiction,

Mid-Atlantic Region

Silver Medal

2010 Moonbeam

Children's Book Awards

Best First Book-Picture Books


Gold Medal

2010 Next Generation

Indie Book Awards

Spirituality Category


Seal of Approval

Young Voices Foundation

Silver Seal

2010 Young Voices Foundation

Books Awards Inspiration/Spirituality category  

About the Author & Illustrator


Maggie Mei Lewis


Maggie Mei Lewis wrote Moonlight Memoirs to share a comforting message to those whose loved ones have passed on. She wrote the book when I was 13, and it published in August 2009. Maggie has appeared on "The Balancing Act", several local TV interviews, and sells Moonlight Memoirs at book shows. She currently enjoys teaching and creating needle felted animal sculptures, eating pasta, and exploring new places. 

This is Maggie's first book.


Melody Lea Lamb


Melody Lea Lamb is inspired by all creatures great or small, real or imaginary. She paints miniature masterpieces in the Berkshire Mountains while tending to a menagerie that includes a horse, a husband, three cats, two kids, and a dog. Melody's life-like paintings are in private and public collections around the world. To learn more about her art, search online for "Melody Lea Lamb". This is Melody's first book.


The Balancing Act Interview with Maggie Mei Lewis

Interview with Maggie Mei Lewis & Melody Lea Lamb

Past Booksignings and Events

Edgewater Kiwani's Club - 2019

Annapolis Book Fair at The Key School - 2010

Borders in the Annapolis Mall - 2010

Kids Connection Conference for FCC - 2010

Creative Writing Workshop Leader at

the L​FCC Chinese Culture Camp - 2010

American Library Association's 2010 Conference

with the Quality Books, Inc. - 2010

Annapolis Bookstore/Midnight Madness- 2010

Hard Bean Coffee and Booksellers - 2010

African American Authors Book Expo - 2010

Freddie Mac Foundation's Adoption Expo - 2010

Odenton Library of West County - 2010

Barnes & Noble Annapolis - 2011

Family Connections Conference - 2011

Kensington Day of the Book - 2011

Gaithersburg Book Festival - 2011

ATI Family Connections Conference - 2011

Nation Funeral Director's Association Annual Meeting with NOMIS Publications - 2011

Creative Writing Workshop with Brownie Troop - 2012

Santa's Workshop at St. Anne's School - 2015

Friends of Patuxent Wildlife Holiday Bazaar - 2015

Page After Page at the Maryland Renaissance Festival - 2015

Balticon - 2017

Donations Made

TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors), (Book Donations) - 2010

South Arundel Veterinary Hospital's PETS Fund (Cash Donation) - 2010

Old Dog Haven (DATA run) raised by Melody Lea Lamb ($1500 Cash Donation) - 2010

Helping Paws for Hospice (Over 300 Book Donations) - 2010

Ronald McDonald House (100 Book Donations)- 2010

Davidsonville Wildlife Sanctuary (Cash Donation) - 2011

Hospice of the Chesapeake (Book Donations) - 2011

Freddie Mac Foundation (Book Donations) - 2011

Friends of Patuxent Wildlife Center (Cash Donation) - 2015

Patriot Pawsabilities (Cash Donation) - 2020

Interviews & Articles

Adoptions Today Interview by Nicole Fischer - 2009

Bay Weekly Magazine - 2010

Baltimore Sun Magazine Interview - 2010

Local Annapolis News Channel 100 Interview - 2010

Radio Interview with Cynthia Brian "Be the Star You Are" - 2010

Panel Speaker at "Topics in Young Adult Fiction" Key School Book Fair 2010

"Whats Up? Annapolis" Interview by Madja Maril - 2010

The Bologna Children's Bookfair in Italy - 2010

Interview on the "Indie Bookman Show" by Brad Grochowski - 2011

TV The Balancing Act on Lifetime Channel and Lifetime TV - 2011

BookExpo America/Independent Book Publishers Association in NY - 2011.

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