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New Book for Children, 'Loris Opens Up His Heart,' Talks About Social Issues like Single Parenting and Foster Care

By: PRLog

The 5-star review book teaches kids navigating social issues and foster care with courage and empathy.

MONTREAL - Jan. 31, 2024 - PRLog -- Book in PDF (ARC) and hi-res photos available upon request

Dagmara Sitek opens hearts and minds with her latest children's book, Loris Opens Up His Heart.

The newest release by Dagmara Sitek helps young readers understand that sometimes, opening up your heart is the bravest thing you can do. Just like the main character Loris, a boy in foster care, readers can share their fears and find acceptance in their safe space.

"I found that creating characters who come from foster homes was a perfect choice for this book," said author, Dagmara Sitek. "Their experiences allow kids to explore the themes of resilience against bullying, and single parenting more effectively."

An inspiration for the book was the death of Kamilek Mrozek, an eight-year-old boy from Czestochowa, Poland, who tragically lost his life in May 2023 after severe maltreatment at the hands of his stepfather. This heart-wrenching incident deeply affected the Polish community, sparking discussions on the critical issues of child abuse, empathy, and mental health.

Loris Opens Up His Heart by Dagmara Sitek (ISBN: 978-1-7381285-2-5; paperback, $16.99 US) is available for purchase at Amazon. To learn more, or to request a review copy of Loris Opens Up His Heart please contact Dagmara at

Loris Opens Up His Heart by Dagmara Sitek is available for pre-order now. Join the journey and embrace the transformative power of hope, resilience, and empathy. Please click the link  HERE  to see the reviews and important links including Pre-Order Page.

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Loris Opens Up His Heart

By Dagmara Sitek

Illustrated by Lau Frank


Dagmara Sitek - Author

Dagmara is a Montreal-based mother of two, who is deeply committed to children's education and emotional well-being.

Lau Frank - Illustrator

Lau Frank is a 22-year-old professional illustrator of children's books from Aarhus, Denmark. He's already worked on more than 30 books, including three children's book series he wrote and illustrated for Tellerup.


Author: Dagmara Sitek

Illustrator: Lau Frank

Publisher:  Édition Contes de Courage Dagmara Sitek

Price: $16.99 (Paperback)
Price: $25.99 (Hardcover)
Price: $7.34 (E-Book)

Trim:8" x 10"
Page Count:52
Publication Date: April 9, 2024

ISBN: 978-1-7381285-2-5 (Paperback)
ISBN: 978-1-7381285-1-8 (Hardcover)
eISBN: 978-1-7381285-3-2

Interest Level: 5 to10 years

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CONTACT: Dagmara Sitek, President
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Loris Opens Up His Heart Page14 15 from the book Dagmara Sitek, author

Source: Édition Contes de Courage Dagmara Sitek

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