Author Rowena Cala speakswith host Patrick Morgan about her book
Gia, a helpful monkey, springs into action when she finds a dejected lion, Lincoln, beneath her shady tree. She learns that he’s allergic to meat, but loves bananas! They become fast friends. But soon Gia discovers a new fact about herself—she’s allergic to fluffy lions. They resolve to overcome this aggravating obstacle to their burgeoning friendship. Lincoln’s zany attempt to cheer up Gia results in a serendipitous twist, revealing a way this banana-loving duo can remain friends after all.
Rowena Cala is a non-profit fundraising professional in Atlanta. She lives in Snellville, Georgia with her husband and two young daughters. This is Rowena's first children's book.
Gabriel Vega is a professional graphic designer with a degree from the renowned Savannah College of Art and Design. He lives in Augusta, Georgia.