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- DescriptionHeartfelt and sincere, The Day I Saw a Dragonfly by Heather Fitzpatrick is a children's tale that makes letting go a little easier. As the author carries on her father's dream and a family tradition of storytelling, she shares with readers a special story about angels that fly on the backs of dragonflies. Especially tender to young readers that have suffered the death of a family member or a beloved pet, this narrative celebrates life, enchantment, and the special corners of heaven. A mother and her two daughters are on a walk in the forest, when the mother, who has recently buried her father, spies a dragonfly. It is well kwn, she explains, that dragonflies carry angels on their backs; it is why dragonflies have an extra set of wings. The girls surmise that it must be their grandfather and a special habit begins, in which the three kw in their heart that when a dragonfly nears it is a very special angel visiting them. Hard cover is available by calling 1 866 308 6235 press option 6.
- Author BiographyServing as the inspiration for The Day I Saw a Dragonfly, Heather Fitzpatrick's father, John Doran was a lifelong writer with a dream of becoming published. It was his passion that spurred her to write children's literature. Now, after his passing, she is honoring her father and his dream with her debut novel. The proud mother of two daughters, Heather Fitzpatrick lives in Warrenton, Virginia with her husband, and dedicates this work to her father, John Doran, her mother, Deborah Doran, and the other inspiring souls she has loved and lost along the way.
- Author(s)Heather Fitzpatrick
- PublisherBooksurge Publishing
- Date of Publication31/01/2009
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBooksurge Publishing
- Content Notecolour illustrations
- Weight73 g
- Width203 mm
- Height254 mm
- Spine2 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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