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Does Grandma
Remember Us?

Grandma Bibi
is a children’s book about shared memories and love. It tackles memory loss as a family issue and opens a dialogue for families to discuss what is happening to grandma or grandpa.

This book is based on the author’s experience with her own Mother’s memory loss.
“What do I say when grandma doesn’t remember me?” asked Jackie. “If grandma does not remember me, why should I go and visit her?”

These are all important questions that need to be addressed. The book asks questions and then provides an example of how Jackie might relate to her grandmother’s memory loss. Each one of us needs love and understanding no matter where our memory has gone.

The story is an emotional journey for Jackie and the reader who has experienced this issue first hand.

Released: December 16, 2019
Pages: 36
Soft Cover: ISBN: 978-1-7341268-0-8
Hard Cover: ISBN: 978-1-7341268-1-5
Age Range: 5-8
Author: Vicki Riske
Illustrator: Laura Best

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Author: Vicki Riske

Vicki is originally from Minot, ND, but has been living in Mesa, AZ for over 30 years. She has been interested in puppetry and storytelling for many years. She created puppets for theatre productions at NDSU in Fargo, ND.

Now Vicki writes and illustrates children’s books, designs and builds custom puppets. Her first book The Polka Dot Tea Party, published this year, is about friendship and finding shapes in nature.

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Illustrator: Laura Best

Laura Best is an artist living and working in Phoenix, Arizona. She recently received a Contemporary Forum Artist Grant and a Pollock-Krasner grant and has appeared on Arizona Horizon Art Beat.

She has completed several public murals including a new, temporary art piece on the north side of Tempe Town Lake. “Rise,” is a unique public art piece showcasing decommissioned street signs that depict the sky transitioning from sunrise to sunset.