Pamela June Cohen
The Treasure Bed by Pamela June Cohen

Samantha’s eagerly awaited shopping day with her mom for
a beautiful, shiny, new bed was filled with surprises. It
began when her mom discovered a potential treasure while
Samantha saw only the " dirtiest, rustiest, rattiest, tattiest,
yuckiest, ookiest, ickiest," old bed.

Ultimately, Samantha and her best friend, Jaime, saw not
only the beauty in their beds, or in the room which looked
like something out of Samantha’s favorite picture book, or in
the mom and dad who worked so hard, they saw also the
beauty in themselves through their own re-discovered

Pamela June Cohen is the author of the children’s book,
Ashie: Lost in the Hurricane.