Tour and Giveaway for When the Sun Met the Moon by Simran Mohinani

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Book Details:

Book Title:  When the Sun Met the Moon by Simran Mohinani

Category:  Children’s Fiction (Ages 3-7),  38 pages

Genre:  Children’s Picture Book

Publisher:  Mascot Books

Release date:   March, 2021

Format available: hardcover

Content Rating:  G for everyone.

Book Description:

In this enchanting tale of the origins of the Sun and the Moon, the Sun flies across the universe on an adventure to look for someone whose light matches his own. When the Sun Met the Moon is a story filled with so much love, excitement, and equality that you won’t want to put down, and can be told for years to come. After centuries of brightening up the sky by himself, the poor Sun is exhausted, lonely, and in need of some help. So, he decides to search the galaxies for someone whose light is as strong and powerful as his to help him shine down on the people of Earth. When the Sun decides to take a holiday to go on this adventure, Earth is left with its first-ever nighttime where the sky goes dark and cold, leaving people afraid to come out of their homes. Will the Sun be able to find somebody whose light is equal to his? Find out in this gorgeous love story how the Sun met his perfect Moon.

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When the Sun Met the Moon is a story of the sun and the moon meeting for the first time. The sun brings so much light to the universe and the moon brings us our nighttime, just as God made it in the beginning. Children will enjoy hearing story as you read it to them and will be sure to ask you to read it over and over.

And the illustrations by Leo Hart’s are the most beautiful, all of the beautiful blues of nighttime and the bright colors of the sun. The Sun and the Moon characters are so adorable as well. The cover of the hardcover book is simply adorable. Any child would love to have this book in their library. I encourage you to check out this book for your child. They will love the story and they will love looking at the beautiful pictures as well. When the Sun Met the Moon by Simran Mohinani gets 4 stars from me.

A special thanks to the author/publisher for a copy of this book. I am not required to write a positive review, the opinions here are mine alone. I am disclosing this with my review in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.


And now Join me for an interesting interview with Simran Mohinani


Q: Tell us a little about yourself!

A: My name is Simran Mohinani but most people call me Simi or Simi Moh, I’m 22 years old and am ethnically Indian but was born and raised in Hong Kong and continue to share my time between here, London and Boston. I just graduated from Northeastern University with a degree in Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) and a minor in Global Fashion studies. I have written three other books and own three businesses and work full-time for my infinity flower venture MOHLIA. I have a beautiful dog named Sofi who is a 9-month-old Pomeranian and the most supportive family and friends in the world!

Q: Why did you choose the book’s main characters to be the Sun and the Moon?

A: A lot of my previous work and poetry can attest to my affinity for astrology and astronomy. I’ve always loved deploying the Sun, Moon, and Stars as symbolic characters in my work to make my pieces more applicable for all my readers. You could be a 6-year-old or a 40-year-old with different genders in different parts of the world and still be able to step into the shoes of a character and empathize with them because they are neutral and based on nature. For me particularly the Moon has always been a huge guiding force in my life, especially with my star sign being a Virgo, I’ve always had this insane spiritual connection to the Moon, and so I wanted it to be a central theme in my book somehow, and everything organically just fell into place!

Q: Do you write every day?

A: Short answer: not. I believe my most successful writing comes from raw emotion, if something really good or really bad happens I feel the need and urge to just expel it all out on paper with words. I believe writing every day just to write doesn’t produce any of my best work, I need to feel like I have something worthwhile to say otherwise I won’t be in the mood to use that creative part of my brain to its best ability. 

Q: The book is about a love story between the Sun and the Moon – are you a hopeless romantic?

A: I am a total sucker for love. I’m that person sobbing at the end of every rom-com, rooting for the couple on the screen to end up hopelessly and irrevocably in love forever. In reality and from my own experiences, love can be a beautiful thing, but it also takes a lot of work. That’s a realization I think kids should be exposed to from a young age; that not just love, but life, takes a lot of work, and if you have a partner to help support you with the everyday motions of life you should find someone who can balance you and who is your equal. 

Q: Once this pandemic is over, where would you like to travel to first and why?

A: I would love to go to Ecuador to see where the flowers I get for MOHLIA come from, and back to London to see my sister, friends, house and just be in one of my favorite places. Selfishly? I would go to Kenya to do a beautiful African safari, that is something I’ve always wanted to do especially having loved animals all my life!

Q: If you could share any advice with budding writers who may be reading this, what would it be?

A: If you have a beautiful story to share, please go out and write it! The world needs more joy through words, creativity, and imagination. Reading helped me cope with things growing up like my anxiety; stories provide a form of escapism, knowledge, and connection. The art of storytelling is a historically symbolic form of perspective, culture, and imparting values that defy language, age, religion, and gender, continuously knocking down the realm of impossibility that modern-day industrialization likes to promote. 

Q: Finally, will When the Sun Met the Moon have a sequel? 

A: I promised myself I would take a break from writing after this book. I’m shifting a lot of focus onto growing my business, being an entrepreneur is not a walk in the park by any means. Eventually, though, I would love to build upon the romance that is When the Sun Met the Moon and maybe in the future there will be a part two!

Meet the Author:

Simran Mohinani, otherwise known as Simi Moh, was born on September 8th, 1998. She is a graduate of Northeastern University, studying entrepreneurship with a minor in global fashion. She was born and raised in Hong Kong, and now lives between there, London, and Boston. She first worked for the United Nations with their environmental conservation team before also collaborating with Amazon, Marriott, and Snupps. She published her first trilogy of books comprised of poetry and short stories which are very successful. She now owns and runs three of her own businesses in the fields of consulting, denim supply, and commercial goods. She also has her own charity: The SiMission. After college, she also worked full-time at her family business, which deals with properties in Europe. On the side, she still loves to write, which came to fruition with When the Sun Met the Moon, for your enjoyment and pleasure.

connect with the author: website ~ facebook ~ instagram ~ goodreads


Tour Schedule:

Mar 15 – Splashes of Joy – book review / author interview / giveaway

Mar 15 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway

Mar 16 – The Momma Spot – book review / giveaway

Mar 17 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book review / guest post / giveaway

Mar 17 – Sefina Hawke’s Books – book spotlight

Mar 18 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book review / giveaway

Mar 19 – A Mama’s Corner of the World – book review / giveaway

Mar 19 – Older & Smarter? – book review / giveaway

Mar 22 – She Just Loves Books – book review / giveaway

Mar 23 – Pick a Good Book – book review / author interview / giveaway

Mar 24 – The Book Review Crew – book review / guest post / giveaway

Mar 25 – Icefairy’s Treasure Chest – book review / giveaway

Mar 25 – Laura’s Interests – book review / giveaway

Mar 26 – michellemengsbookblog – book review / author interview / giveaway

Mar 29 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway

Mar 30 – Hall Ways Blog – book review / giveaway

Mar 30 – Westveil Publishing – book review / guest post / giveaway

Mar 31 – books are love – book review / guest post / giveaway

Mar 31 – Books for Books – book review

Apr 1 – The Bespectacled Mother – book review

Apr 2 – What Polly Reads – book review / giveaway

Apr 2 – Reading is My Passion – book review

Apr 2 – I’m Into Books – book spotlight / giveaway

Apr 2 – Kam’s Place – book review

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