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Children's Nonfiction Composition & Creative Writing

I'm Writing a Story

by (author) Doretta Groenendyk

Publisher
Acorn Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2009
Category
Composition & Creative Writing
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781894838443
    Publish Date
    Sep 2009
    List Price
    $12.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7

Description

Mother of three young children, Doretta Groenendyk teaches art to young people, is active in her children's school, and participates widely in the Nova Scotia artistic community, doing workshops around the province, including Word on the Street in Halifax. Based in Canning, NS, Doretta is the illustrator of Bounce and Beans and Burn, with text by Shannon Murray, which was shortlisted for the PEI Book Award in 2008.

About the author

Doretta Groenendyk, a painter, writer, and teacher, lives with her husband and three children on a small spot of land in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. Doretta is the author and illustrator of several children’s books by both The Acorn Press and Nimbus Publishing. Snow for Christmas, Thank You for My Bed, and I’m Drawing a Picture, have been shortlisted for the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Illustration. She also co­wrote Spin to Sea with her daughter Izra Fitch.

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