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Hardcover Details
  • 11/2015
  • 9780994799401
  • 96 pages
  • $40
Ebook Details
  • 12/2015
  • 97809947994-1-8
  • 96 pages
  • $10
Kari Burk
Author, Illustrator
Snapshot of a Soul Place in the land of special needs
Kari Burk, author

Adult; Memoir; (Market)

Snapshot of a Soul Place in the land of special needs, written and illustrated by Kari Burk, is a mother and daughter’s journey with Down Syndrome told in painting, drawing, photography, poetry and prose. With 40 original artworks and 60 photos, this 96-page hard-cover book tells the story of 25-year-old Mielle, granddaughter of editor Valerie Hennell and musician Rick Scott, Goodwill Ambassador for the Down Syndrome Research Foundation. Available from www.snapshotofasoulplace.com. Autobiography / Family / Developmental Disability. 96 page hard cover - 8.25” x 8.25” with 40 original artworks + 60 photos. Printed in Canada by Friesens. Nov 1, 2015. SRP $30. Library Discount Available. Orders vhennell@island.net ISBN 978-0-9947994-0-1 hard copy ISBN 978-0-9947994-1-8 e-book
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The upside of Down by Alan Twigg, BCBookLook
November 13th, 2015

A sophisticated memoir captures the poignant affections that arise nurturing a child born with Down syndrome.

 

Community Living BC Newsletter Welcoming Communities

A SNAPSHOT FROM THE HEARTEmily Carr School of Art graduate Kari Burk wrote and illustrated Snapshot of a Soul Space in the Land of Special Needs to chronicle her 25-year journey with daughter Mielle. A touching book that “speaks from the heart” about Down syndrome.

News
11/06/2015
Castlegar Artist Writes Book About Down Syndrome

“The book is really a lot about gratitude for all thedifferent people that have been in Mielle’s lifethat have helped her,” said Burk, “because ofcourse when you have Down Syndrome, you needa lot of help, you need a lot of satellites of love to help you on the way. I mean we all do, but I thinkpeople with special needs need it more so.”

Formats
Hardcover Details
  • 11/2015
  • 9780994799401
  • 96 pages
  • $40
Ebook Details
  • 12/2015
  • 97809947994-1-8
  • 96 pages
  • $10

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