"A Place for Sam is sure to become the next classic in children’s literature. This engaging story about Sam, a little lost piece of a puzzle, will have universal appeal for anyone searching for their place and purpose in the world. Shawn Elizabeth George has skillfully created a delightful, childlike story with a deeply inspired message. The artwork of Jan Z. Cohen makes Shawn Elizabeth George’s story come alive. Jan’s enchanting characterization of Sam, her journey, and the Puzzle Maker enhances the reader’s enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of this 21st century tale.
Children, parents, librarians, and teachers will recognize A Place for Sam as a contemporary masterpiece in children’s literature."
- Patricia Clark Smith, Children's Author