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Silent Story by Katie m. Berggren - a wordless art book of loss, hope and friendship

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Katie m. Berggren's Silent Story is a wordless journey of loss and compassion in an art-filled, high-quality book... over 90 heartfelt pages of full color art, finished book size: 7 x 9.5 inches.

Silent Story is a zoomed-back view of how the unexpected ending of a friendship can cause confusion, shame and hurt. Through vulnerable and relatable character artwork, Silent Story takes its character from a state of joy, through loss and pain resulting from a break-up. This book is a hold-able journey through loneliness and confusion, heartbreak and silence... ending with renewed hope, happiness, companionship and contentment. You are not alone.

The pages of Silent Story will bring us out of the dark and visually inspire us as to how our heart may go from broken, to healing, to healed-with-scars and ready for new friendship. Silent Story allows the viewer to recognize their own experience through the artwork, without telling what should be felt or said.

This silent visual narrative of happiness and disappointment has reached collectors’ hearts, and is told through colorful and emotional paintings of a vulnerable subject named The Seeker. The Seeker was first created in 2007 by Katie m. Berggren.



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Over the process of sharing The Seeker with you, I've been blown-away by the number of people who have felt her, saw her and wrote to tell me about how The Seeker made them feel:

"I am so drawn towards The Seeker. I feel her emotions so deeply, she is very real and very honest - in her true feelings and vulnerability. Sometimes it's difficult to describe what pain really feels like - the mental type, especially for those of us who feel it very deeply. When I look at her, I know that I am not alone, I know that there are other people that feel life, love, pain and happiness as deeply as I do." ~ M.O.


“This is a beautiful gift you have created for women, that subtle nod/appreciation of the journey we go on... It is an empathetic, compassionate, creative all-knowing interpretation of motherhood. My interpretation of what you were conveying might not be 100% accurate. But it caused me to literally ball my eyes out crying at work, because it touched my heart and gave me goosebumps.” ~ A.O.



“I experienced a whole wide range of emotions looking at each of them and being reminded how many similar experiences we all share throughout life, where the details may differ, but the bigger picture is so similar for so many of us. And it helps to not feel so alone.” ~ M.P.



“When I look at these paintings, I feel like I’m not alone in the way that I sometimes feel…” ~ From the husband of a collector, visiting the studio


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About Katie m. Berggren:

Katie has been an award-winning and self-represented artist for over 18 years and has collectors in over 70 states & countries. Cited as the #1 Motherhood Artist in America, she has a growing collector-base, a 12-year-mature weekly blog and has sold over 1600 original paintings on canvas, wood and paper.

Katie's first three books were self-published by the authors, while she was the illustrator, and for 2, the book designer as well. Carry You With Me, published in 2017, has sold over 2500 copies, with incredible reviews for the words and illustrations. The Healing You Can Do, a well-loved story book for hope and empowerment, was published in 2019, and Mama's Milkies was Katie's first illustrated published book.

Three additional books are in the publication process, with two due to be released in 2022, including I Love You When You're Stinky. Silent Story will be Katie m. Berggren's first solely-created book.



Join me in my private FB group to learn more, and to get advance notice of BOOK 2 in the A Silent Story series: https://www.facebook.com/groups/KmBCommunity

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5 out of 5 stars

Kim was amazing from start to finish. The package came a day earlier than expected which happened to be my birthday, and it is just as beautiful in person as it looks online. There was a special handwritten note that was included and it touched my heart. I have not been able to get all the way through the book yet, the emotions hit me pretty hard, but so far it is such a beautiful tribute to my Angel daughter Scarlett ❤️ Without a doubt, I can say that this is Kim’s calling, and she is an Angel on earth!

Sarah Apr 23, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful and a must have for grieving parents. Reading just the first few pages, I was brought to tears. I felt like all of my thoughts (ones that I have struggled to put into words myself) were perfectly explained in this book. That art is absolutely breathtaking and I cannot wait to see what else is to come from botht he artitst and author. Thank you Alanna Knobben and Katie Berggren!

Brittany Ibarra Mar 17, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

This book speaks to my broken heart. The line “who could ever know me it they didn’t know you?” is everything! The combination of Alanna’s word and Katie’s illustrations are a HUG to every bereaved parent.

Jamala Arland May 8, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

Makes me cry every time I look at, this picture is very perfect and spoke to me after my miscarriage.

Kristin Brassell Apr 18, 2022