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Warm and Wise Words of Encouragement


96 Pages, 6 x 6

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $17.95)

Publication Date: October 2019

ISBN 9781950355020

Rights: WOR

Bright Hart Books (Oct 2019)
Bright & Happy Books LLC

Price: $12.95


Feeling worn out? Got a friend who’s down in the dumps? You need some insbearation! When life becomes unbearable, don’t hibernate in your cave, let Ron Winnegrad’s charming watercolor illustrations of his beloved teddy Grizz invigorate you, as they bring to life inspirational quotes from thoughtful souls like Maya Angelou, Brené Brown, T.S. Eliot, Atul Gawande, Laozi, Bruce Lee, Thich Nhat Hanh, Michelle Obama, John Wooden, Doe Zantamata, and many more. These perfect pairings of teddies and timeless words of wisdom will warm your heart like a big, life-affirming bear hug. Just a few kind words of encouragement and perseverance from insbearations will help you get back out there.

Author Biography

Ron Winnegrad is a perfumer and teacher. He is the nose behind many successful fragrances, including Giorgio Armani for Women and Lagerfeld for Men. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife, Robyn; their dog, Clementine; and, of course, Grizz.