The illustrator of Am I Like My Daddy? is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. She received a BFA in Art Therapy and Photography from Millikin University, and a Master s degree in Art History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A Montessori-educated child herself, Amy received her American Montessori Society Primary certification from Lander University in Greenwood, SC, and served as a Primary Directress in Simpsonville, SC. Amy has worked as a Montessori artist-in-residence, a Modern Art History instructor, an Education Director at an area Arts Center, and a guest lecturer for parent education workshops. Amy operates her small business Magdalene from her home in South Carolina where she lives with her husband and two children. She sells her handmade jewelry, designs promoting peace, and educational materials online.
"Am I Like My Daddy" is a great resource that can be used with children grieving and adapting to the loss of a parent (or loved one) and wondering, in what way they are alike? Read morePublished on January 26, 2013 by Mary Andres-Counselor
Am I Like My Daddy? is a heartfelt book written with a young child in mind. It would be very touching and useful for helping a child deal with the loss of a parent or special... Read morePublished on January 17, 2013 by Suckerforwarnovels
I loved this wonderful children's book!! The story of dealing with grief was touching and illustrations were wonderful!! Kudos to the author and illustrator!!Published on January 3, 2013 by Marcia Cox
This book was great in depicting loss through the mind of a child. I read it to both of my children and saw how they truly thought about the way the character felt in the... Read morePublished on December 29, 2012 by Nichole Stewart
When Grace's teacher announces that her second grade students must write about a special person, Grace wants to share her memories about her deceased father. Read morePublished on December 17, 2012 by word woman