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Margriet Ruurs
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Traveling booklover!
Traveling booklover!

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Two great books to learn from.
I'd like to share two books with you that are great for teachers, parents or anyone who wants to learn something new. The first one is a great book for those wanting to learn more about writing for children. Whether you are an established writer or want to ...

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The Girl Who Writes
The Girl Who Writes , a picture book  by Richard Cole and K. Jane Watt. My new favourite picture book is a delicate, powerful story of a girl who uses her imagination. She reads every book she can get her hands on but soon realizes that she need to tell her...

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My exciting new book: Stepping Stones
Only a few months ago did I spot the amazing art work of Nizar Ali Badr. Nizar lives in Syria and posted photos of his art on his Facebook page. Somehow I glanced at one image and fell in love. "This should be in a children's book!" I thought. It took me th...

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My exciting new book: Stepping Stones
Only a few months ago did I spot the amazing art work of Nizar Ali Badr. Nizar lives in Syria and posted photos of his art on his Facebook page. Somehow I glanced at one image and fell in love. "This should be in a children's book!" I thought. It took me th...

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My new favourite picture book!
Kids often ask me "What your favourite book?" I always tell them I don't have just ONE favourite book - there are so many and all books are so different. However, right now I do have a new favourite and I want to share it with you: 14 Cows For America by Ca...

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Book Week 2016
I feel very fortunate to have been selected to tour for Canadian Children's Book Week this year. Book Week is an amazing event whereby 29 (this year) authors and illustrators travel across the country, reading and sharing their work with thousands of childr...

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Author Visits in Kelowna BC
Had fun talking about books, reading, writing and the whole publishing process to nearly 2,000 students in 10 schools over 5 days in Kelowna BC. Very nice to receive teachers' comments like this one: Thank you so much for visiting Glenrosa Elementary. My st...

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Author Visits
As a writer of books for children there is nothing more fun than to share my books with kids. Author visits are popular at schools across North America, but also at international schools. I have been lucky enough to travel to international schools across Eu...

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Address Change!
Please note that this blog is moving to: https://globetrottinggrandparents.wordpress.com Please go to the new site and click 'follow' to receive all new postings and travel along! Thanks for your interest.
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