Kelli Naylor has a simple explanation for the vision she had to create “You Make Me Smile,” the 2012 children’s book that honors the memory of three deceased Iowa children.
“God just hit my heart,” Naylor said.
The Monticello author will appear at a book reading event Monday, May 1, 5-7 p.m. at Shine On Gifts and Specialties, 408 E. First St., Monticello. The event is geared for kids ages 10 and under, both girls and boys. The cost per child is $6.