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Shawn  Dougherty


Shawn Dougherty
Co-author: Leah Busch

Published: 09/05/2017

Genre: childrens

Shawn Dougherty is a teacher and writer in Cincinnati. She holds a BS in Early Childhood Education from the University of Cincinnati, and a MEd in Montessori Education from Xavier University. She spent many years writing at Women Writing for (a) Change, an independent writing school in Cincinnati, and taught their young women’s classes. Shawn also taught preprimary children at The New School Montessori in Cincinnati for most of her 24-year career. She and her husband, Gary Busch, are the parents of three (including author/illustrator Leah Busch) and grandparents of five…and counting.

Leah Busch is an artist from Cincinnati, OH. She has held numerous positions in the arts, won numerous awards including for her Toast to Baby children’s book series, and taught extensively, and holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her first favorite pair of shoes were blue Keds. She has worked with Sandra Gross for many years as artists, teachers, and friends. Together they created Brazee Street Studios, an award-winning glass resource center, where they collaborate in projects ranging from fine art installations to introducing young children to the wonderful properties of glass. They regularly work with children in schools, workshops, and community events.

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