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Jennifer Lanthier

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Jennifer Lanthier is a former newspaper and wire service reporter, magazine freelancer and communications strategist for the Office of the Premier. She is the editor of the University of Toronto's online news site: and a member of the board of PEN Canada, an organization devoted to promoting and protecting freedom of expression at home and abroad and writers in prison or in peril around the world. She has been a judge in the National Newspaper Awards, holds a first dan black belt in taekwondo and has run four marathons. She lives in Toronto with her husband, three children and two rabbits.
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readings and presentations in libraries and classrooms; workshops on creative writing, journalism, and freedom of expression
The Stamp Collector, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2012

The Mystery of The Martello Tower
Laura Geringer Books (U.S. version), 2008

The Legend of the Lost Jewels - A Hazel Frump Adventure
HarperCollins Canada, 2008

The Mystery of the Martello Tower - A Hazel Frump Adventure
HarperCollins Canada, 2007
Winner: Crystal Kite Award; Huguenot Award; Ezra Jack Keats Emerging Writer Honor Award; Golden Oak Award; IBBY International Honor Award; 2013 Notable Books for a Global Society Award; 2013 USBBY Outstanding International Book

Finallist: Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award; TD Canadian Children's Literature Award; Silver Birch Express
Other Memberships
PEN Canada; the Authors Guild of America; The Writer's Union; the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
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