Mary Giuffre

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Mary Giuffre

Author, Storyteller
Bewdley, ON
Awards

Indie Excellence Award ~ Children’s Motivational/Inspirational (Beverly Hills, California) (Winner, 2015)

ENDORSED by the Ontario SPCA (2105)

USA Best Book Awards ~ Award Winning Finalist, Children's Mind-Body-Spirit (Runner-up, 2015)

USA Best Book Awards ~ Award Winning Finalist, Children's Education (Runner-up, 2015)

Genres

Beginning Readers, Non-fiction, Picture books

Biography

Mary Giuffre ~ Producer/Director/Editor/Writer/Children's Author

An internationally recognized Creative TV Producer ~ Director for over thirty years, Mary Giuffre is an inspirational Video Producer/ Director/Editor/Writer and Children's Book Author, as well as an artist and speaker.

Most recently she has authored and published the growing Scribble & Grin Collection, with her partner Paul L. Clark through their company inspirtainment ink: ‘53 Rhymes for Inspiring Times’ (hardcover, e-book, Braille) is WINNER of the 2015 Indie Excellence Award for Children’s Motivational/Inspirational (Beverly Hills, California)  and ‘Angel in a Dog Suit’ (hardcover, e-book, Braille) is ENDORSED by the Ontario SPCA for their Humane Education Programs and is being used by the Crime Stoppers anti-bullying campaign, additionally it is scheduled for Ontario school curriculum use in Sprint 2016. 5,000 Hardcover copies were pre-sold before this book went to print!  ScribbleAndGrin.com

A graduate of Sheridan College in Oakville Canada, Mary's intrigue with television began in childhood, watching endless hours of programming; an interest she turned into a career in family friendly television. She has personally won numerous awards at The New York Festivals and was a prominent member of the multiple Gemini Award winning team behind CBC Television's youth series Street Cents. She feels privileged to have worked along side several high profile broadcasters and personalities including the late JIM HENSON.  As a Senior Producer of CBC Television's Communications Department, Mary created the on-air promotion campaign and promos for his FRAGGLE ROCK series.

Mary's credits cover a full range of television/animation productions for a multitude of national and international broadcast and cable networks including: CBS, FOX, CBC Television and Radio, CTV, TV Ontario, Discovery Communications International, Discovery Channel Canada, Teletoon, Family Channel and CityTV.  She was a prominent member of the multiple Gemini award-winning team for CBC's STREET CENTS. In addition to her television credits Mary is also well versed in video and website production, social media, and brand promotion.

Passionate about inspiring people to live heart-centred lives, Mary is a principle at inspirtainment inc. a Graphic Design, Video and Indie Publishing Company specializing in inspiring entertainment for ALL ages, cultures, creeds and abilities. She is also Certified Feng Shui consultant and a Level II Reiki practitioner.

Mary lives in rural Ontario, Canada with her husband Paul L. Clark and their sweet little dogs Matilda and Roxie.

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Angel in a Dog Suit© - Hardcover & Braille [UEB]

special note: AWARD WINNER of the USA BEST BOOK AWARDS in the CHILDREN'S EDUCATION Category. Also - This book is proudly endorsed by the Ontario SPCA and CrimeStoppers for their Anti-bullying and Humane Studies school programs. The Ontario SPCA has also developed a school curriculum ready for September 2015 and The York Regional Police are using 'Angel' in their 'Youth At Risk' program.

A Heart Warming Puppy Mill Survivor Story

Angel in a Dog Suit is a true story. Through the memorable magic of rhyme and hand drawn 'scribbles', it takes us on a bumpy, yet heart-warming journey through the life of one tiny dog, from puppy mill survivor to her love-filled forever home.

Experiencing this second book in inspirtainment ink's growing Scribble & Grin Collection©, creates awareness about animal cruelty and re-enforces the importance of kind and loving treatment of animals.

This happily-ever-after, wagging dog tale reminds kids and their families that even the most challenging times can become triumphs and that in adversity there is always an opportunity to grow and thrive.

Ruby's story proves that when we don't give up on love, life gets better!

 

Scribble & Grin: 53 Rhymes for Inspiring Times!© - Hardcover, eBook & Braille [UEB]

special note: GOLD WINNER of the Indie Excellence Books Award [Beverly Hills, California] for BEST CHILDREN INSPIRATIONAL & MOTIVATIONAL Category. AWARD WINNER of the USA BEST BOOK AWARDS in the CHILDREN'S BODY, MIND & SPIRIT Category. Also - Endorsed by The Canadian & US Centre for Abuse Awareness (AbuseHurts.ca / AbuseHurts.com) who recommends '53 Rhymes' as an important resource for children on their website and describe it as a 'Survival Guide' for both kids and their caregivers. They tell us this book should be in every shelter across North America and are currently looking for companies to help make this happen.

This versatile volume is even being used in adult addiction centers such as GreeneStone Residential Addiction Treatment in Muskoka, Ontario by Dr. William R. Jacyk, MD, FRCPC and therapist Hildegard Rempel Jacyk, BSW, MA to help access the inner child by allowing adults to utilize the book far beyond its delightful illustrations and hilarious poems.  

Rhyme AND Reason!

Described by an education expert as "nursery rhymes for the 21st century," the poems and limericks in this book go far beyond fun. These rhymes have been created for you and your children for two very important reasons, to INSPIRE and to ENTERTAIN.

A healthy mix of inspiration, insight and necessary nonsense, Scribble & Grin© celebrates diversity and helps children of all ages, cultures, creeds and abilities grasp the essential ingredients of daily social behavior, encouraging them to become healthy, heart-centered adults. Humor, sharing, caring, self-expression, self-love and being in charge of your behavior are all offered with a joyful attitude and many with a big belly laugh for the entire family!

A springboard for emotional expression and dialogue in a variety of situations, as well as the opportunity to tune into the sounds and structure of language, these rhymes provide parents, teachers, and structure of language, these rhymes provide parents, teachers, and caregivers with a valuable resource of timeless material.

When kids are inspired and entertained, they relate, repeat, and recall, providing a solid foundation for a lifetime of love and respect.

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