Livi and Grace are sisters who couldn't be more different. As they go through their days being their unique selves, they share the message that differences are to be celebrated and enjoyed, and that everyone is already perfect and lovable. Join their party--and enjoy yourself--whoever and however you are! Jennifer Lynch lives with the real Livi and Grace in Austin, Texas. A former teacher, Jennifer currently volunteers as an advocate for abused and at-risk children and is the creator of the “You Are Good” clothing and stationery line. Jennifer was inspired to write Livi & Grace by the many wonderful children she has worked with over the years. She hopes they will realize that they are perfect and lovable just as they are. Visit her online at www.Jenniferlynchbooks.com. Missi Jay is an illustrator and graphic designer whose work has been nationally recognized. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, she lives in Austin, Texas, with the creative inspiration of her life: her daughter, Ruby. You can find her online at www.gigglebox.net.
|Publisher:||Greenleaf Book Group Press|
|Product dimensions:||8.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 9 Years|
About the Author
About the Author. Jennifer Lynch lives with the real Livi and Grace in Austin, Texas. A former teacher, Jennifer currently volunteers as an advocate for abused and at-risk children, and is the creator of the “You Are Good” Angel Wing T-Shirts and Stationery line. Jennifer was inspired to write Livi & Grace by the many wonderful children she has worked with over the years. She hopes they will realize that they are perfect and lovable just as they are. About the Illustrator Missy Jay is an illustrator and graphic designer with over 25 years of experience. She earned the Big Wig Award for best illustrator from the Austin Advertising Federation, and her work has been nationally recognized by Print magazine and the Addy Awards. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, she lives in Austin, Texas, with the creative inspiration in her life: her daughter, Ruby. You can find her online at www.gigglebox.net.
Read an Excerpt
Livi and Grace are sisters, in their hearts and in their name, But they think it's odd when people feel they ought to be the same. For when they are together and you see them face-to-face, Livi looks and acts and plays the opposite of Grace.
When people ask, "You're sisters?" well, of course, they nod and grin, And then explain they're different on the outside and within.
Each of them is special — her own self in heart and mind. Each treasures her uniqueness and her sister's different kind.
Liv is neat and tidy, with perfectly styled hair. Grace is wild and playful, and she overflows
Liv wears classic dresses; tights and flats are to her taste. Grace wears lots of leopard print and leaves her boots unlaced.
The girls are both creative. Each has a special style, And they love to dream up projects that they take on with a smile.
Livi draws and sketches and makes art that's realistic. Grace sprays and spatters things; her work's expressionistic.
Livi wears her coat and boots when it's raining, you can bet, But Grace will leave without them, calling, "Livi, come get wet!"(Continues…)
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