Local Author Jillian Rodriguez Announces New ‘I’ll Meet You’ Book

Author Jillian Rodriguez with her third book, I’ll Meet You on a Shooting Star.

Jillian Rodriguez, a local children’s book author, recently announced her third book, I’ll Meet You on a Shooting Star.

Do you know a child who loves planets, stars and outer space? Or maybe you want to help them learn a little bit about the solar system in a fun and imaginative way. Get ready to blast off as the third book in the award-winning “I’ll Meet You” series prepares to launch.

I’ll Meet You on a Shooting Star follows two characters through outer space, as they learn little fun facts about the solar system and its many planets. With its fun rhythmic text and captivating illustrations, your little astronaut won’t want to put this book down. It is an out of this world, inclusive series for children, parents and teachers alike.

“We have been so honored with the enthusiasm from the community,” Rodriguez said. “It is because of you and your support that we have been able to bring these books to life. We have been so active in the community between author meets, school visits and book readings and have been so fulfilled making an impact on the children in the community.”

I’ll Meet You on a Shooting Star is in the pre­order stage. Rodriguez is running a campaign in order to fund the printing of this newest book, which is currently 90 percent funded with a campaign end date of March 9.

“We hope to get these books printed so we can offer them in the schools and other organizations, and to continue to foster the love of reading in children everywhere,” Rodriguez said.

Rodriguez, a Loxahatchee resident, worked as a preschool teacher for eight years before becoming an author. She first began studying early childhood education in high school, where she received some of her credentials and was president of the Florida Future Educators of America club. She then went on to get her associate’s degree and continued studying early childhood education at FAU.

If you would like to order a copy of the new book for yourself or to help a local school, join the pre-order Kickstarter campaign at www.onashootingstar.com.