Shab Sachedina's writing journey began at the age of thirteen, driven by her deep passion for personal growth and development. Her writing initially revolved around her own experiences and her desire to extract lessons and growth from them. Through her words, she found a unique opportunity to reflect on her own journey, witnessing her evolution and discovering hidden strengths within herself.
As her love for writing grew, Shab's creative endeavors took a poetic turn. The art of poetry began to flow effortlessly from her, serving as a medium through which she could convey profound lessons she had learned along her path from childhood to young adulthood. Her poetry transformed into vessels of wisdom, carrying insights that resonated with readers of all ages.
With time, Shab's literary pursuits evolved even further, leading her to explore the realm of children's literature. Recognizing the power of storytelling to impart important life lessons to young minds, she set out to create enchanting narratives that would help make children's lives a little easier, all while infusing each tale with a delightful twist of fun.
One of Shab's captivating works, Olivia’s Very Embarrassing Day, draws inspiration from her own journey of growth and self-discovery. Through the story, she navigates the theme of personal development, highlighting the importance of finding one's voice and cultivating self-love. The narrative also emphasizes the significance of understanding that everyone faces challenges, and the true essence of bravery lies in maintaining composure, processing situations, and exercising control over one's actions.
Drawing from influences like Aesop's Fables, Dr. Seuss, Agatha Christie's mystery tales, and the whimsical world of "Bunnicula," Shab's storytelling style seamlessly blends wisdom with imagination. Her writing is an invitation for readers of all ages to embrace their uniqueness and find strength within themselves, ultimately contributing to the betterment of their own lives and the world around them.
Hailing from the vibrant city of St. Petersburg, Florida, Shab Sachedina aspires to brighten the lives of others through her words. Her mission is simple yet profound: to spread happiness, offer guidance, and make life a little more radiant for anyone who encounters her work. For Shab, the fulfillment of her dreams lies in the belief that even the smallest positive impact on someone's day can contribute to a brighter and happier world.
“Kid really enjoys the artwork. The story is great for ages 5-10, might be a little wordy for younger kids. Tells a story of self acceptance and courage in an inspiring read."
“This story is perfect for kids struggling with emotional processing! Absolutly loved it AND the illustrations are fun and vibrant. Fully recommend for parents, teachers, or therapists!”