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Family, Focus, Futures

Pearlz Dreaming

2015-10-29 003.JPG (c) June Perkins

I love making books for family members.  I have just produced my fifth book.

I think the latest one may end up being for more than family one day due to its themes of cultural transmission and empowerment of young people, but it gave me such  satisfaction to take what I’ve learnt about writing picture books, photographs and a family experience and make it into a special thank you gift.

2015-10-29 002 (c) June Perkins

These limited edition books are so much fun to make because I can send them to someone who I know will  definitely appreciate and enjoy them.

I often add poems, or a story I may have written for that person, and some like the 50th anniversary book for my husband, were very involved and many others contributed, that was the most ambitious project to date.

Something about making these books for future generations motivates…

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This entry was posted on December 22, 2015 by in Uncategorized.
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