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Why the Girl Became a Cat

A children’s book project - written by Shanna Forrestall and illustrated by Matt De Guia.


Why the Girl Became A Cat - Copyright 2019_all rights reserved

Last year I had an idea for a children's book focusing on a little girl and her cat, but I'm no artist and the visuals were the key to the story.   So I began to search for an illustrator, and my friend Liz Fenning introduced me to Matt De Guia.

Matt is a creative, hard working and talented young man. Working with Matt has been a life-changing experience for me.   Our conversations have been pleasantly diverse and his insight has definitely brought the work to a new level .

We are hoping to have a book release party later this year and to have printed copies available with proceeds benefiting other young artists on the spectrum. We also have the story of the book and Matt’s incredible work documented on video, so watch for this inspiring piece also coming soon.

If you know someone who may be interested in helping us to get the book published and/or to have the video seen by companies and individuals who could also hire talented young people on the spectrum, please Contact Us.

Sincerely, Shanna Forrestall