Iris Grace

Iris Grace

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Iris Grace is five years old and severely autistic. For the first few years of her life she barely communicated at all and seemed to be trapped in her own world, unreachable. But when the family decided to get a cat, Thula, Iris opened up and began to communicate. The little girl who seemed to be lost in her own world slowly blossomed; Iris grew in confidence and began to explore the world around her. This led to her discovering painting - and an extraordinary talent emerged. Her exquisite Monet-like watercolour images have to be seen to be believed.
Publisher: London, England :, Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Books,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781405923644
Branch Call Number: 921 H194
Characteristics: 367 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Tait, Alice - Illustrator

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ownedbydoxies
Jun 17, 2016

A beautifully charming book. The story of a mother learning to connect with her autistic, but extremely gifted, young daughter, this gem of a book would be of particular interest to those who struggle to understand children who might be 'different'.

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