Tomorrow is a Chance to Start Over

Songs performed by Hilary Grist Illustrations Hilary Grist

BOOK Ira and Isabelle, who live in a little red house by the sea, decide one night to escape the sound of the city's beeping cars and sail off to a faraway land where they learn from a newly-made friend, a robin with a soft voice, that dreams really can come true.

MUSIC CD In addition to the narrated story, the CD offers nine original heartwarming dream songs followed by an ethereal rendition of Johanne Brahms' classic Cradle Song.

Ages: 0 to 5 / Canadian and U.S. Pub Date: June 2, 2015

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Raised in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, indie musician, visual artist and writer extra-ordinaire, Hilary Grist lends her creative talents to this upcoming new release. Produced by her husband Mike Southworth, Vancouver singer/songwriter, Hilary Grist presents 10 original songs plus a bonus rendition of Johanne Brahms' classic “Cradle Song.” Well-known is Japan and South Korea, Hilary has had her work featured on nine television shows including the NBC series, Grimm and NBC show, Being Human, Hallmark Channel's Cedar Cove, Much Music series, Degrassi: The Next Generation; CTV series, Endgame, as well as CBC TV series, Arctic Air. Her illustrious career also includes an international tour covering parts of Asia and appearances at several Canadian music festivals.


In Tomorrow is a Chance to Start Over, Hilary Grist showcases her visual artistry skills with the use of clay formations, handmade sets and photography, resulting in vivid and unique, three-dimensional characters.

Press Quotes

“Tomorrow is a Chance to Start Over might be intended for children, but adults alike can find themselves relating to the charming concept and harmonious production that the album stands by.” —Kristie Sparksman, BeatRoute Magazine