This is just one small example of what a great mom I have. As I think I posted a few months ago, “Dear George Clooney: Please Marry My Mom” won a CBC Bookie Award in the Best Young Adult Novel category. My mom (a big fan of the CBC, as am I) kept asking, “Have […]
A while ago, I read a small section from Dear George Clooney: Please Marry My Mom for “Raise A Reader” day. It’s a different section from what you get to read here on my blog … plus you get to see me, the author, reading it. Thank you, Vancouver Sun. Here’s the link. I’m sorry […]
Well, a lot of good news to report! Last week I found out that Dear George Clooney: Please Marry My Mom had been nominated for a 2011 Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice Award (the Shining Willow). Then, yesterday evening, the phone rang. I assumed it was a telemarketer – it was just around the time they […]
I had my book launch for Dear George on Wednesday night, at Kidsbooks on Broadway in Vancouver. It was a great success – over fifty people turned up, and I think everyone enjoyed the evening. Thanks again to the lovely women at Kidsbooks, who are so supportive of their local authors. This is some of […]
I just had to post this photo. This comes from a boy named Julian. He’s apparently a voracious reader, and read “Dear George Clooney” in one sitting. Best of all, he really liked it. Thank you Julian, and I hope I see you at my book launch this Wednesday night at Kidsbooks!