Walter, who has recently experienced the loss of his wife, is having trouble adjusting to his new role as a single father. Feeling particularly down one Saturday morning. Walter is caught off guard by a question from his young daughter, Karen: What happens if you hold a mirror up to another mirror? Her curiosity leads the two on a mission to answer the question. What results is a thrilling discovery for Karen, and confirmation for Walter that he will continue to create happy memories with his daughter despite the loss felt by them both. With beautiful illustration depicting the love between father and his daughter, To Touch the Hand of God is a powerful lesson for parents and kids alike: We are stronger than we think.
Eugene J. Phelan was born in New York City. An education specialist, and former special education teacher and counselor. Phelan lives and works in Kentucky. To Touch the Hand of God, based on an experience Phelan shared with his own daughter when she was seven years old, is his first book.
Penny Weber is a full-time artist and illustrator from Long Island, New York, where she lived all of her life. She works mostly in acrylics, as well as collage and mixed media. Weber has worked for the educational market and various magazines and independent publishers.