The Miracle of Wendy Whimple is a lovely tale that teaches readers to celebrate uniqueness and embrace kindness at all times.
Attilio Guardo has published several novels, mostly young adult fiction books that focus on values and kindness. In 2019, Guardo partnered with ReadersMagnet Publishing and release two amazing books, the thriller The Other Side of Love and the YA fiction The Miracle of Wendy Whimple. Today, we take a closer look at The Miracle of Wendy Whimple which was published last August 2019.
The Miracle of Wendy Whimple
The Miracle of Wendy Whimple follows the story of a young girl named Wendy. She is the daughter of Michaela Vandemere Whimple. Wendy was born with a twisted, short left leg. This deformity cause Michaela to give away her daughter. Since then, Wendy has been under the care and guidance of her loving aunt and uncle. The couple soon discovered that Wendy has a special gift. It is the ability to heal creatures and she got it from a mysterious ball of light that calls itself the Guardian of Affliction. As the years passed by, Wendy’s power to heal animals becomes evident.
Wendy tries to hide her powers from the Pullo brothers who are known to be mean kids who like to shoot songbirds. One day, one of the Pullo kids got into a hunting accident and lost his one eye. He begs Wendy to help him recover his eyesight. Despite her earnest attempt, Wendy fails to heal him. Wendy later realizes that she cannot heal human beings. Distraught by her failure to help the injured brother, the Pullo brothers exact revenge by trapping Wendy in the woods and hurting her. Suddenly, the Guardian of Affliction appeared and frightened the brothers away. It was at this moment that Wendy’s mysterious friend decided to remove one give and replace it with another. This gift serves as the miracle of Wendy Whimple.
Attilio’s Guardo’s The Miracle of Wendy Whimple is not only a simple tale of one girl’s adventure. It also teaches us tolerance, respect, care for others, and above all, faith in God and life.
Other Works by Attilio Guardo
A Special Time in Clear Creek
Halloween at Clear Creek
Stubby and the Squirrel Community
The Puppy Without a Tail
The Other Side of Love
The Bald Eagle Who Wanted to Fly the American Flag
About the Author
Attilio’s love for writing began at an early age. He wrote his first story when he was still nine years old, a 55-page novel entitled “Three Ways. At age eleven, he wrote a short play. Guardo graduated from the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Science in General Business Management, before becoming a member of the U.S. Army. After leaving the army, he went on to work in the accounting and management profession.
Attilio Guardo’s grandchildren inspired him to write children’s stories. For a time, he kept manuscripts until he decided to finally publish one of them. In 2004, Guardo published his first novel, “A Special Time in Clear Creek”, followed it up with a sequel a year later, “Halloween at Clear Creek.”. Attilio Guardo’s later focused on a children’s book, which title: “The Bald Eagle Who Wanted to Fly the American Flag.” The idea came to him one morning out of thin air while he was taking a shower. Though Guardo considers it to be a children’s book, several adults have read and appreciated his work. When not writing or playing with his grandchildren, Attilio Guardo spends a great deal of time painting with oil and watercolor.