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Congratulations to Ready For R author Marian MacDougall, and illustrator Silvana Bevilacqua.  They are collaborating on Marian’s website, which was recently recognized as one of the winners in a media contest put on by CASLPA (Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists). MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE CONTEST HERE

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Gumboot Books is proud to announce that Wendy Vale (aka van Leeuwen) and her first novel – Terrific Tuesday – have won the best children’s book award from The Word Guild Book Awards. Congratulations to Wendy, and we’re all very proud to have helped introduce Terrific Tuesday to the world! If you’d like to see [...]

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Eileen Schuh interviews Jan Markley Jan Markley, Dead Frogs, & Getting Published Sunday, November 15, 2009 “What’s it like to get your first book published?  For those of us destined (so far) to live vicariously through our fellow writers, I invited Jan Markley to tell it to us like it is. I’m very honoured that [...]

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REVIEW: Through the Looking Glass DATE: June 1, 2010 “The plot is fast-paced and filled with great information for young readers. Jan’s also included a great “conversation guide” for teachers who might want to use the book in the classroom. I can see where it fits with many subjects, including science, language arts, and health.” [...]

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REVIEW: on POP SYNDICATE Book Addict with Angela Wilson “When Children’s Author, Jan Markley, wrote “Dead Frog on the Porch”, she obviously knew what it is the experts know about good books for adolescents. Her debut novel for young readers, published by Gumboot Books, meets all the expectations of the Kid Lit experts I interviewed [...]

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Very humorous review of Dead Frog On The Porch on the JADE HEARS VOICES blog. “The blurb on the back cover says that “It’s Nancy Drew for the iPod generation” and I think that it’s bang-smack on the money. It took me back to my Nancy Drew days but at the same time it’s very [...]

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Literacy Alberni grant brings author to town By Wawmeesh G. Hamilton – Alberni Valley News Published: April 22, 2010 1:00 PM “Lori Sherritt-Fleming, author of aRhythmetic, is coming to the school on Monday, April 26. She will be reading passages from her book and giving a workshop to teachers. aRhythmetic is written for pre-school to [...]

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Visiting author proves math isn’t all that scary Shayne Morrow, Alberni Valley Times Published: Friday, April 30, 2010 “Children’s author Lori Sherritt-Fleming proved that math can actually be fun for school kids, with a series of spirited book readings in local elementary schools this week. The three-day tour was sponsored by Literacy Alberni and included a [...]

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EXCERPT FROM: THE ALBERNI VALLEY TIMES by Shayne Morrow,  Friday, April 23, 2010 “Richmond author/educator Lori Sherritt-Fleming brings her brand of mathematical magic to Port Alberni next week. Sherritt-Fleming has just released her debut children’s book, aRHYTHMetic, which melds pictures, poetry and… math concepts?” READ THE FULL ARTICLE BUY ARHYTHMETIC NOW FROM AMAZON

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REVIEWED BY OUR BIG EARTH’S RAINY DAY BOOK CLUB  (Robin Rivers) “Published by Vancouver-based socially conscious publisher Gumboot Books, this close-to-the-heart tale about a girl whose talent is made fun of, and eventually seen as a great example for being yourself and following your heart, makes my heart sing. The illustrations are fun, and the [...]

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