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Patrick Jennings, Author of the Month: Correspondence is Bliss!

I get letters.

Handwritten letters, mostly, written by readers, teachers, and parents. I get emails now, too, of course, which come to me through my website.  682 more words

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A Bear Story for the Ages at Gold Rush Days

I told “THE BEAR” story and sang campfire songs with 4th grade students at MCARLM’s 2017 Gold Rush Days at San Lorenzo Park. I saw fifteen groups of kids over the two days of the May 24th-25th event. 56 more words

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Creative Spark!

This spring, I was the proud recipient of a Creative Spark Arts Starts in the Classroom Columbia Basin Trust Grant. With this grant, I visited four schools – … 70 more words

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Help, tips and advice sought - Please.

We, (Sara and I) have been invited to visit a local school and talk to the class of  8 year old pupils about writing and illustrating. 87 more words

Books

I am very excited to share that for the first time ever I attended Book Expo in New York City last week with Genevieve Raas. This trip was not only my first Book Expo, but my first time in New York.

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Matt Dickinson on Everest

Author Matt Dickinson, who visited Thornden at the end of November, is back on Mount Everest!

He is filming the backdrop for his Everest Files play which will be premiered at the        Edinburgh Fringe in August.  57 more words

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A Celebration of Reading

My home town, Gatineau, is one of this year’s hosts of Canada’s largest festival of reading. We’re an official “Reading Town” this month, with events and presentations that come to a close tomorrow. 119 more words

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