I had a fantastic discussion with Kellyn Shoecraft for this episode.
Kellyn lost her dad when she was 20 years old, and more recently lost her sister. Kellyn made a board book for her 2-year-old nephew with pictures of him and his mom, as well as a couple of other books for her young daughter so she could come to know several family members who had died before she really had a chance to know them. During our interview she shared her experience making these books, along with lots of practical tips for both making the books and sharing them with kids, as well as sharing some reflections on losing her dad at such a young age.
I hope you enjoy my discussion with Kellyn Shoecraft.
Links & resources for this episode
Kellyn’s blog post on making board book for her nephew & daughter
Pinhole Press personalized board books for kids
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