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Ockleberries review – Jessica & Bianca

September 19, 2015

I received an awesome review from a young lady after she read Ockleberries to the Rescue.

Her mother left the review on Goodreads :

My daughter is reading this book. She says “I love the stories of how Tansy and Crispin help all the forest animals.” My daughter is nine and I recommend the book for the ages 8-12. Two thumbs up
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As you can see she was extremely happy to have a signed copy!
Thank you – reviews are always wonderful to receive.

Words in the Park – An Annual Event Not To Be Missed…

September 19, 2015

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Words in the Park is celebrating its 8th successful year. A book fair and sale, which has expanded exponentially since its inception. My writers group, the Writers Foundation of Strathcona County has joined forces this year with the Arts & Culture Council of Strathcona County so that the event also has local artisans sharing and selling their work alongside local authors. As the event will take place on 26th September it runs in conjunction with Alberta Culture Days. There will be a wealth of attractions, music, crafts, food and children’s activities to enjoy – a real fun family day out.

Find unique gifts for family and friends, let the children create and play and try tasty morsels as well as hear readings form authors and music from local artists.

Mark your calendar and come on down to join the fun – 10 am – 4 pm 26th September – Agora, Community Center, 401, Festival Lane, Sherwood Park, Alberta.

I will be there as an organizer but you will be able to purchase my books : Rumble’s First Scare, Ockleberries to the Rescue and The Rython Kingdom.

I will also present prizes to the winners of Rumble’s coloring contest at the end of the day. So get your pictures downloaded and sent in quickly!


There will be extra coloring pictures for Rumble and Ockleberries themed fun quizzes to take home

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