Mother Nature is lonely. She yearns for a daughter but, with her heavy workload, her dream has been pushed aside. However, one smoggy day while picking up trash she came across a pile of plastic bottles and had an idea. Magically with a sweep of her hands, turns the plastic bottles into a soft, cuddly rag doll and names her Popsi. Mother Nature wishes with all her might that Popsi would become a real girl. With a little help from a wise wizard name Woolley, Popsi the rag doll comes to life and gives Mother Nature a helping hand cleaning up the Earth.
Popsi's story empowers children to take her lessons of recycling and conservation into their schools, home and communities.
About the Author
Gerrie Lewis is a self taught artist and author who truly tries to make a difference in the quality of life through her work. Lewis’ intensive background and knowledge in reducing waste, creating closed loop systems and designing recycled products is woven into her creations, art and stories. She has worked diligently at the forefront of the environmental movement for the past two decades. Warner Brother Studios, Walt Disney Productions, Paramount Pictures and many prominent corporations and various government agencies relied on Lewis’s creative expertise. In addition, Lewis created “Popsi" the world’s first recycled plush doll made from discarded plastic bottles. Despite Lewis’s dyslexia, she chose to become an author. Lewis wrote two books that won two major children’s book awards based on the character “Popsi” and the benefits of recycling.