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Kathryn Harrison

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Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
Illustrator: Inga Moore

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October 2015


Canadian Author / Illustrator Kathryn Harrison holds a compelling blend of science, marketing and art skills. She has a Bachelor of Science degree, an MBA in Marketing, and worked for over a decade as a Communications professional before earning a Fine Art Diploma from the Toronto School of Art and continuing as an artist. In creating this picture book, Kathryn has been able to layer all her different abilities together.

Stirred by her personal experience with her mother’s dementia, Kathryn created this book to support families and spread awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias. And to take it further, she founded Flipturn Publishing to publish the book, enabling her to make donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada for ever
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Gifts from the Garden

“To plant a garden is to believe in the future.” Anonymous

My mother’s garden has always been magical. She cultivated its beauty over several years, not only by lovingly planning and caring for it, but also by transplanting exquisite flowers passed down to her from her father’s garden. She treasured these special gifts of peonies, tulip bulbs and rose bushes. Loved by her father, these blooms carri Read more of this blog post »
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Published on March 31, 2016 12:57 Tags: alzheimer-s-disease, dementia, disease, gardening, grandmother

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“Tears water our eyes.

"Remember," mom soothes, "like the beautiful blooms beneath the weeds, Nana is still Nana underneath.”
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