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Children's books from bestselling author & artist Doretta Groenendyk

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    Doretta Groenendyk

What If? by: Doretta Groenendyk
Anxiety. It’s tough. It’s tough for kids. It’s tough to parent. That deep-rooted fear of what might happen, the atmosphere of self-doubt, the attack of fear: What if something bad happens? What if I don’t know? What if they laugh? Or if i cry? But…what if something good happens? What if you laugh? And you make a friend?

What If? Is a humour-filled, edgy, tender picture book that portrays what it feels like to have anxiety and responds to it with the potential of whimsy and joy. Doretta Groenendyk’s new book What if? takes the young, worried child to journey through layered images of panic and into the delight of possibility.

Books by Doretta are a must read!

The Acorn Press

Established in 1994, the Acorn Press has a mandate to encourage the literary culture of Prince Edward Island by publishing “Books about Prince Edward Island by Prince Edward Islanders.”

We have a reputation for books of cultural and literary significance to Prince Edward Island, with several prize-winning titles.

We combine high editorial standards with design and printing to craft fine books of poetry, fiction, history, folklore, wellness and literature for children.

We partner with Nimbus Publishing (www.nimbus.ca) for distribution and our books can be found internationally and throughout Canada in local book shops.

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