Larry Lalonde, author
Conner is a boy who can’t see colours. He’s glum; stuck in a grey, lackluster world. His vibrant younger sister, Katie hatches a wild plan to help Conner use the emotion of appreciation to see colours for the first time. Katie’s plan relies on one crucial thing to succeed: a purple and blue dog! Appreciation Day! is an uplifting story for children struggling with sadness or despair. It’s a reminder that just one positive emotion, one happy thought, has the power to renew their relationship with play, fun and happiness!