Grandma Forgets is the heart-warming story of a family bound by love as they cope with their grandma’s dementia. Over the years, the little girl has built up a treasure trove of memories of time spent with Grandma: sausages for Sunday lunch, driving in her sky-blue car to the beach, climbing her apple trees while she baked a delicious apple pie, and her comforting hugs during wild storms.
A hopeful story about a family who sometimes needs to remind their grandmother a little more often than they used to about how much they care. She might not remember any of their names but she will always know how much she is loved.
Paul Russell is a teacher, artist, playwright, author and father of two. His obsession with children’s literature stems back to his deepest desire to never actually grow up. Spending his days as a teacher, his nights are filled with a beckoning notepad and laptop. This is his first picture book.
Nicky Johnston is an educator, speaker and author/illustrator of children’s books. She is passionate about promoting emotional resilience in children and raising awareness of mental health issues. Her love of teaching sees her kept busy with school visits and presenting at workshops and conferences.
“For kids who have relatives suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, this book reassures them that their family is not the only ones facing this ordeal. It encourage kids to remember the memories that they have of their loved ones instead of focusing on the fact that their relative is unable to remember them” – The Mummy Project
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