The year 1997 marked the birth of the author’s granddaughter Emilie.
Over the ensuing years there has blossomed a great love, shared between Emilie and her
grandfather, the author’s husband Stephen, who wages a personal battle against Amyotrophic
Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Emilie’s devotion has breathed life into her
grandfather’s “boo-boo” muscles as well as into his very soul. The two
have found their own ways to communicate, interact, and have fun together.
A story to be enjoyed by adults and children alike, Bigger Than the Sky is
the author’s endearing tribute to the extraordinary little girl and the
incredible man who will always belong to each other. The book chronicles the
first six years of this captivating relationship.