Deirdre Kessler teaches creative writing and children's literature at the University of Prince Edward Island. Her poetry has appeared in a number of collections, including The New Poets of Prince Edward Island and Landmarks: An Anthology of New Atlantic Canadian Poetry of the Land, and in chapbook form: Subtracting by Seventeen. She is the author of five children's novels, including the Canadian Children's Book Centre Award-winning Brupp Rides Again, and six picture books, including perennial favourites Lobster in My Pocket, and Lena and the Whale.
About the author
Deirdre Kessler. Charlottetown writer Deirdre Kessler is the author of five children's novels and five picture books, as well as poetry, plays, non-fiction and radio documentaries. She teaches children's literature and creative writing at the University of Prince Edward Island. "Home for Christmas" was published as an illustrated book by Pottersfield Press (1989) and appears here by permission of the publisher and the author.
Other titles by Deirdre Kessler
Danger - Keep Out!
The Charlottetown Conference
Lobster in My Pocket
A Foal, Five Kittens and Confederation
Lucy Maud Montgomery's Favourite Places
Lobster in my Pocket 2nd edition
Anne: La Maison aux pignons verts récits pour jeunes lecteurs
Recits pour jeunes lecteurs
Lena and the Whale
Gifts to Last
Christmas Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland