Writing a Story Workshop at the Ottawa Montessori School

I gave my first “Writing a Story” workshop at the Ottawa Montessori School on April 27th. I had a wonderful time going through the main elements of a story with (15) students, from grades 4 to 6. By using the elements in my book “The Witch, the Cat and the Egg”, I had this very lively andContinue reading “Writing a Story Workshop at the Ottawa Montessori School”

The Witch, the Cat and the Egg goes to Cuba!

Thanks to my good friends Darlene and JM, a small elementary school near Holguin, Cuba now has its very own copy of the book “The Witch, the Cat and the Egg”. The children and teacher were thrilled to get a new book to read and other writing supplies. Darlene and JM visited the local residents andContinue reading “The Witch, the Cat and the Egg goes to Cuba!”

Topsy Books joins “Rebel Crafters” fund raiser for Japan’s Animal Rescue

Topsy Books is joining “The Rebel Crafters” on Saturday April 16, from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm for a craft and bake sale to help raise funds for Japan’s Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support Coalition. Come by and show your support at the Sandy Hill Pet Food Coop, 304 Wilbrod Street, in Ottawa. Copies ofContinue reading “Topsy Books joins “Rebel Crafters” fund raiser for Japan’s Animal Rescue”

First Book Review of The Witch, the Cat and the Egg!

I’m thrilled to share the first book review of The Witch, the Cat and the Egg! You can find it on Gwen Smid’s blog marysatlas.blogspot.com. Gwen is the author of Mary’s Atlas, which is a great picture book series set in Canada. She is also a teacher and one of her students, Carolyn, wrote the review.Continue reading “First Book Review of The Witch, the Cat and the Egg!”

Book Signing – Living Locally Fair, Russell

Title: Book Signing Location: Living Locally Fair, St. Thomas Aquinas High School, 1211 South Russell Road, Russell, ON. Website: http://www.russellgardeners.ca/livinglocallyfair/ Description: Author Joanne Lécuyer will be selling and signing copies of her book The Witch, the Cat and the Egg ! Date: Saturday, 22 January 2011 Time: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm