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Antoinette (Toni) Durben grew up in Chilton, a small farming community in Wisconsin. At a young age she talked about becoming a teacher and fulfilled that dream by teaching Kindergarten for 33 years in the Appleton Public Schools in Wisconsin. She laid the stepping stones preparing children for adulthood, many such skills taught through the use of good books. Her grandchildren, Jake, 12, and Cole, 10, served as inspiration for this book through their questions, "What's happening to Grandpa?" and "We really miss Grandpa!"

Durben retired in 1998 and is active in the community, schools and church. She continues to work with children as often as possible.


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