Blythe Marie Kaufman is a wife, mother of three children, dentist and Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. She is the founder of the Children’s Rosary, an international prayer group movement for children. She is the author of the book Children’s Rosary: A Prayer Group Movement for Children.
Abigail Ryan, a member of the Children’s Rosary, painted the illustrations included in this book. Abigail has a passion for painting and sharing her faith. She began with the cover illustration at age nine and painted the remaining illustrations over a span of two years with the last being done when she was eleven years old. Abigail lives on a small farm in Wisconsin with her father, mother, and 6 siblings. Abigail is a big help to her mother in the family garden and also helps, along with her siblings, to care for the family’s goats; chickens; and her pet bunny, Isabelle.
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