Thank you and in response to your question... yes, I did write it. I struggled a bit and did the best I could so, apart from my husband saying it is really good (of course) it is nice to hear that someone else thinks it is OK too.
This is lovely, both in design and sentiment. I really like the scale you chose, leaving significant negative space with the cream/yellow. It adds to the gentle, delicate feel and allows your illustrations and script to be enjoyed without distraction. Best of luck in the contest!