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By Mike Ferrians
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Chats with Mike: Roslyn "Roz" Edwards

Being read a story: It isn't just for kids

 

January 21, 2021

George Gagnon

Edwards' collection of finger puppets help bring a story to life. "I never really grew up," said Edwards.

I've known Roz Edwards for almost thirty years. I've also known how fun storytelling can be for kids and what she began to do when the world shut down with COVID-19 is a story I needed to hear.

Edwards, like many grandparents, has always enjoyed reading to her grandchildren. In March, she read a book about Marco Polo to her youngest granddaughter, Margot, through Zoom. That month, schools went to distance learning, and she knew many kids weren't going to have that experience. It was also time for Spring Break.

"What were kids going to do?" Edwards asked herself. "There wouldn't be the usual...



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