Blog Tags: eco-adventure

A Canadian Safari

A few weeks ago I went on a safari. Not a giraffe, lion, elephant safari – a grizzly bear safari in the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Sanctuary, one of the few places in the world where...

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BOOK LAUNCH for Salamander Rescue

I hope you will join me for the launch of Salamander Rescue on Tuesday, May 10, 7:00 – 8:30pm at Owl’s Nest Books in Calgary. I’ll talk a bit about Waterton’s salamanders, read some...

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Nest Building, Osprey-style

It’s late April, and all over the northern hemisphere ospreys are arriving at their summer homes after a long migration. Males and females usually arrive separately and whoever gets to the nest first begins...

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What is a Crystal Kite?

The annual Crystal Kite Award is a peer-given award that recognizes great books by SCBWI members. Fifteen awards are given out in regions around the world, and Canada is one of these. In total,...

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Have you finished reading Ospreys in Danger? Here’s another quiz!

Have you finished the whole book?  Congratulations!  Now you are ready to take the second quiz – 20 questions for Chapters 4 to 8.  And if you would like to share your thoughts about...

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Are you reading Ospreys in Danger? Take this quiz!

If you have finished reading Chapter Three of Ospreys in Danger, here’s a little quiz to see how much you remember.  The very first line of the book is “I love the smell of...

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Waterton launch of Ospreys in Danger on July 19!

My new chapter book, Ospreys in Danger, is set in Waterton Lakes National Park, so I am very excited to travel down to Waterton for a launch.  I will be at the Waterton Heritage...

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Signing ‘The Wall’

Behind the counter at Monkeyshines Children’s Books there’s a cool and pretty unique feature wall.  It’s an “I was here” for authors and illustrators who have had the pleasure of reading/signing/launching their books at...

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Reading and signing this Saturday

  Monkeyshines Children’s Books is such a fun place to explore! On Saturday, May 31, I will be reading from Ospreys in Danger and signing books, so please drop in and say hello.  We...

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From call to launch: Two years, three months and 17 days

My telephone – my rather retro home landline – has a strange feature: it announces the caller.  I found that annoying right from the start because it garbled simple words.  I mean, really, how difficult is “Grandma...

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BOOK LAUNCH of Ospreys in Danger

I hope you’ll join me in celebrating the launch of Ospreys in Danger on Saturday, May 10, 1:00 – 3:00 pm at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary in Calgary.  I’ll share a bit of the book...

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