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Book Week in Nova Scotia: Shout Out to Bookstores

  A huge thank you to all the inquisitive elementary students I met today on the first day of my Nova Scotia tour of schools and libraries for TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2014. Thanks for asking such great questions and for teaching me the correct…

Book Week in Nova Scotia: Day One (Saturday)

So far things are pretty awesome with my Children’s Book Week 2014 trip to Nova Scotia. (I haven’t actually begun working yet. Gruelling days are ahead. Or at least not quite so easy days as today.) First, I got to Halifax and found an ocean and…

Off to Nova Scotia for Book Week!

I’m heading off to Nova Scotia tomorrow for TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2014. Hurrah! I’m one of 29 lucky authors, illustrators and storytellers selected to tour schools and libraries outside their own province this year. I was thrilled to get Nova Scotia as…

Imagine a Story Conference – CANCELLED

Unfortunately, the Spring conference in Montreal has been cancelled. CANSCAIP’s annual “Packaging Your Imagination” conference will be held in Toronto this fall.

Cordelia’s Valentine, part of “Shakespeare High”

Check out my modern take on the Lear family in “Cordelia’s Valentine,” part of a new series of original short fiction by Canadian young adult authors published on the CBC Canada Writes website this month, in honour of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Here’s the shortlink direct…

Gaspe’s BookFest

It was a pleasure to spend the week touring schools along the Gaspe coast as part of the region’s BookFest 2014. I visited English elementary schools from Gaspe southwest to New Richmond, driving from town to town along the Atlantic Ocean (peeking over snowbanks sometimes…

Thanks for the Lovely Launch!

Thanks to all the family, friends, writers and readers who braved the snow to attend my book launch on Sunday. It was so nice to see you. (Really, I couldn’t stop smiling.)   A huge thank-you to la Bibliothèque municipale de Gatineau for providing the room and…

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