Tag: books

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… Continue Reading “Off to Nova Scotia for Book Week!”

Friday Fable: The Climax that went “meh”

You may know the old tale, “The Mountain in Labour:” A magnificent mountain began to rumble one day, and it made such a mighty noise that it was heard across the land, and people came from far and wide to witness the wonder that was… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The Climax that went “meh””

Friday Fable: The Writer and the Inspiring World

You may know the old fable, The Widow and the Hen: Once there was a widow who found a hen wandering the yard. The widow gave the hen a handful of barley and, lo, it laid an egg. The next day, the widow tossed the… Continue Reading “Friday Fable: The Writer and the Inspiring World”

Thanks!

Thanks to the Montreal Children’s Library for organizing such a fun author visit with the grade five classes of Westmount Park Elementary School yesterday (and thanks to Via Rail for getting me through the storm safely). It was great to meet the students, their teachers and… Continue Reading “Thanks!”

More off-blog postings

I’m a guest blogger for Bookworm Lisa  today. I wrote about the route I took to becoming an author and the rewards of writing for children and teens. Check it out.

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