Author Gail Simpkins at Dennis Johnson Branch Library at Stanhope Gardens
Author of 'Praying For Strawberries', Gail Simpkins, will be at Dennis Johnson Branch Library on Wednesday 29th November at 5:50pm. Join Gail for a reading of her book and even get the chance to quiz Gail on 'Praying for Strawberries'. You may even be able to get yourself a signed copy! Have you ever wondered what an Autism Assistance Dog does? Or about the unique perspective of a person living with autism? Through his mother's diary, follow nine-year old Lachlan's journey with his new friend "Itsal" the Labrador as they navigate the world together with Lachlan achieving one of his many dreams and goals-learning to surf! Read about the fantastic improvements Itsal makes to Lachlan's life, and how he strengthens and supports Lachlan and his family.   "Praying for Strawberries is a remarkable story of the daily real life events of a mother, a child and a family whose testimony to the joys and sorrows of a normal family who have been blessed as they travel with each other on a journey where each day unfolds with many surprises not planned for. It is this uncertainty that can be both exhilarating and challenging. The reader will not remain untouched."  - Trevor R Parmenter AM, Professor Emeritus, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney  
29, Nov 2017 - 01, Jan 1970
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