I’ve written two picture books, two middle-grade comedies, and two serious novels for children and teens. (Well, I’ve written many more books, but I’ve published just those six.) I also write short fiction for adults and hope to gather a collection one day. For now, here are my books.
When the Squirrels Stole my Sister (Fitzhenry & Whiteside, illustrated by Sean Cassidy)
A picture book. Hot off the presses!
My sister tamed a squirrel with peanuts until it ate out of her hand… So begins a tongue-in-cheek tale of taming gone wrong… For animal lovers and little siblings everywhere.
All Good Children (Orca Book Publishers)
“Action packed, terrifying, and believable….” – Booklist
Teen Fiction (ages 12+). Winner of the Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award and the Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.
Walking Backward (Orca Book Publishers)
“An elegantly crafted volume of lasting power.” – Kirkus Reviews
Juvenile Fiction (ages 9+). Nominated for the Canadian Library Association Children’s Book of the Year Award and five provincial awards.
28 Tricks for a Fearless Grade 6 (Lorimer)
“****/4 …guaranteed to make readers laugh out loud…” – Canadian Materials Magazine
Juvenile Fiction (ages 9-12). Nominated for a Diamond Willow Award.
26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6 (Lorimer)
“Highly recommended.” – Canadian Materials Magazine
Winner of the Quebec Writers’ Federation Prize for Children’s and Young Adult Literature and the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award.
My Cat Isis (Kids Can Press; illustrated by Virginie Egger)
“Kids intrigued by ancient Egypt and cats will appreciate the narrator’s evident love for both topics.” – Booklist
Picture Book (ages 4-7). Now out of print.
You’ll find first chapters and follow-up activities on each book’s page. Happy reading!