The One Story a Day series fosters children's total development - linguistic, intellectual, social, and cultural - through the joy of reading. Both the content and structure of the books encourage children to read every day. Controlled vocabulary and targetetd illustrations make the stories easy to understand. Moreover, each book comes with an audio CD with all stories narrated in clear, natural voices.
Leonard is a teacher, writer and editor with more than 25 years in the publishing industry. His work has appeared in numerous national and international magazines and newspapers. He taught in northern Canada for a number of years and was Supervisor for Curriculum Development for a Native school board in northern Quebec for four years. He has a B.A. and a B.Ed. from Queen's University and is a longtime member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada.