About The Book

In order to ask discerning questions and make informed connections, adults also need beauty and a sense of the sacred as we confront these often devastating realities.

The mother-daughter artist-author team integrates two seemingly unrelated topics: Jewish and Arabic philosophies with consumer-convenience petro-culture. This cautionary fable incites audiences to question the vast implications of the vital yet precarious concept of “sustainability.”

“The door to adult reflection is opened by a child guide” (Antonia Juhasz) as three generations imagine a world together—grandmother Micaela Amato Amateau illustrates the stories of her grandson Zazu, as told to me, Zazu’s mom.