Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 12
- Grade: 3 to 7
In Allons à Tantramar loveable Camelia Airheart is looking for "leg bling," just like the kind her Aunt Tilly has. This picture book is a prequel to Follow the Goose Butt, Camelia Airheart! and tells the story of how Camelia came to acquire her very own leg band. It is bound to delight Camelia fans, both young and old.
About the authors
Odette Barr (author/illustrator), Colleen Landry (author) and Beth Weatherbee (author) are teachers in New Brunswick's Anglophone School District-East.
Odette has illustrated a number of nature-themed guidebooks for Fundy National Park. Her passion and inspiration for her writing and art comes from her love of nature and the environment. She worked for many years as an interpretive naturalist for Environment Canada before turning to teaching in the traditional indoor classroom. Odette spent 10 years teaching Inuit students in Nunavut.
Colleen Landry is a humour writer whose articles have appeared in Canadian Living, The Globe and Mail and The Irish Times. She is also one of the co-authors of Follow the Goose Butt, Camelia Airheart! and Take off to Tantramar. Her humour blog One Hot-Flashin' Mama focuses on menopause and family life in the Maritimes. Colleen lives in Moncton, NB.
Beth Weatherbee teaches music and English language arts at Port Elgin Regional School. She has a broad background in performing and volunteered for many years with Showcase Productions in her hometown of Amherst, NS. She is one of the co-authors of the Camelia Airheart books which include Follow the Goose Butt, Camelia Airheart! and Take off to Tantramar. She also composed and recorded the Branta Bog Ballad for the Camelia Airheart books. Beth lives in beautiful Baie Verte, NB.