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Local author’s latest children’s book adapted to include extended families in West Virginia

by Jonathan Weaver, The Bridgeport News

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — Bridgeport author Colleen Driscoll hopes the COVID-19 pandemic dissipates and allows her to showcase her latest children’s book in local schools and libraries.

Released in August, “Grandma, I Need a Hug” took Driscoll about a month to write.

“It is very similar to ‘Mommy, I Need a Hug’ (a book Driscoll released in 2020), but I had different pictures made. I changed it around just a small amount, but it’s set in the same bedroom.

“I had so many parents tell me that they thought a grandmother version would be nice, since these days so many kids have their grandparents help watch them and sometimes kids are living with their grandparents. So I decided to make a sister version of the book for whoever tucks them in at night,” Driscoll said.

Best known for her “Piper the Elf” series through Headline Books, Driscoll tries to release a book for preschool-age toddlers through third-grade students every two years…

To read more: https://www.wvnews.com/bridgeportnews/news/driscolls-latest-childrens-book-adapted-to-include-extended-families-in-west-virginia/article_c0c09a5e-1a41-11ec-ad4c-e76fba60d6e4.html

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