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Tuesday Promotion in Motion with Brenda Wood and The Big Red Chair

Posted by Lisa Lickel on July 10, 2012

About the Book:

The Big Red Chair, a storybook with CD for grieving children.


$4.99 on Kindle

Book Excerpt—

There are two kinds of people in the world: gluttons and non-gluttons. Since I am a slightly recovered glutton, I feel qualified to point out the vast differences between the two.

Non-gluttons don’t hide chocolate in their toilet tanks, between the mattress and the box spring, in laundry hampers, or in the glove box of the car. They throw out stale potato chips, eat only one peanut at a time, and never celebrate holidays by eating ice cream under the dash of their car.

They may straighten a curtain, but never a block of cheddar or slice of pie. Not for them cold gravy sandwiches, aged green potato salads, or entire chocolate cakes at one sitting. They don’t make chocolate chip cookies just so they can eat the dough.

What others are saying about the book:

The Big Red Chair deals specifically with grieving the loss of someone you love and it is done with the love of a grandmother’s heart. The book includes questions that guide grieving children. A CD is also included. If you know a little one struggling with grief, this would be a good book to read to them. Laura J. Davis-


About the Author:

Brenda calls herself ‘the ABC girl’ because she survived the abc’s of abuse, bulimia, cancer. She’s working her way through the d’s (the death of her husband) and expects to conquer the entire alphabet with the help of her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

Brenda is a popular motivational speaker, known for her common sense wisdom, sense of humour and quirky comments. She enjoys speaking at women’s retreats, church functions, community events, Stonecroft Ministries and more.

Her current topics include Overcoming What is Overcoming You, Living like a Princess when your Life is the Pits, Meeting Myself: Snippets from a Binging and Bulging Mind- a story of abuse, bulimia and recovery, and What to Do when You don’t Know What to do. Her devotionals appear regularly at / and / and

Brenda lives near Toronto, Canada. She loves to play with her five grandchildren but her other favourite things include writing, sewing, a warm fire, a good book, and pounding the pavement on her early morning walks.


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