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About Mina Coccia

Mina Coccia holds a PhD in Holistic Health and is a Traditional Naturopath and Certified Nutritional Consultant. Mina maintains an active practice consulting in health and wellness in the greater Philadelphia area and is an adjunct faculty member at the Global College of Natural Medicine. When not seeing clients or advising students, she is committed to creating two different series of books for children. She is dedicated to educating young readers by promoting the importance of well-being through their relationship with nature, environmental awareness, and optimum health. Perhaps even more important, the story lines can help promote hope that children will develop the environmental values they need to have to become the future guardians of the Earth, who will preserve the treasures and wonder of nature and mankind.

Mina serves on the board of a non-profit devoted to family, and , most recently Dr. Coccia accepted a position to serve on an outreach committee initiated by massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute for visual impairment. Additonally, she is a member of the American Association of Drugless Practitioners, the American Naturopathic Medical Accreditation Board, the American Association of Nutritional Consultants, and the National Registry of Naturopathic Practitioners. She is also a member of The National Association of Professional Women.

Richa Kinra has created illustrations for more than 60 children’s books, adult fiction works and spiritual poems. Her work can be found in “Fuzzball Goes to the Mall,” “Why Pastor’s Kids Refused to Go to Church,” “Emilie is…Princess For a Day,” “Mom I found a Bunny,” “Debra Meets Her Best Friend in Kindergarten,” “Megan’s Big Birthday,” “Annabelle’s Secret,” and “Jamie and the Angel: Meeting Her Guardian Angel,” and others.

The work is distinguished by its artistic brilliance and glorious depictions. The illustrations vary from being very plain to highly complicated. The children’s book illustrations are simple, yet fascinating enough to capture a child’s attention. They are characterized by emotional detailing and emotion and character design.