|Publisher:||Mighty Lion Press|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)|
|Age Range:||1 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Pam Fries is an award-winning Artist, as well as Illustrator and Author of the much-loved children's book, Something's Eating the Garden. She resides in Olympic Pennisula of Washington State. She enjoys speaking to schools and Women's groups where she encourages and speaks on hope.
Her book has been featured on Fox 15 Kidlit TV, in newspapers, and she has been a guest on multiple podcasts.
The publishing of her book has been one of pain and grace. Something's Eating the Garden is about her first granddaughter and husband in his amazing garden. With her husband's encouragement, she pursued illustrating and publishing of her book. During the process, her husband got very ill and passed away a couple of months before it was to be published.
After being together for 40 years, Pam was lost after he died. Life was so different without her life partner. But because of God's Grace, the book gave her purpose again. It gave her confidence and wings to fly on her own. She feels totally blessed, even though life is different these days.
When Pam is not working on books or illustrating for others, she paints commissioned pet portraits and spends time with her family. She is looking forward to publishing books that are in the wings yet waiting to be published.
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Pam Fries, the author and illustrator, is also a mother and grandmother. Spending her time with her family and animals keeps her busy but her love for painting and drawing fills her spare time.
She chose the field of Primary Education in college. Then went on to teach preschool and substitute teach in grades Kindergarten through Middle School. After having children, she turned to homeschooling her own children for many years. She especially enjoyed the children's vivid imagination during the preschool years.
“Something’s Eating the Garden” was inspired after a visit her husband and granddaughter, Laci, took to “Papa’s” amazing garden many years ago.