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Goodbye to Anna Dewdney, Writer of Beloved Books for Children.

Earlier this month, Anna Dewdney succumbed to brain cancer. She was 50, and if there are small children in your life, you are probably familiar with her work, particularly those lovely books about a sweet little llama learning to master his emotions and navigate the thicket of family, friends, the flu, and other things that are difficult to avoid.

I'm a big fan of Dewdney's work, yet before I heard the sad news of her passing, I never really stopped to wonder why. But now that I know there will be no future llamas, I reached out for llamas past, those wonderful books I had always enjoyed picking up at bedtime, and read them out loud to my kids.

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Author:Leibovitz, Liel
Publication:Tablet Magazine
Date:Sep 23, 2016
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