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Regan W. H. Macaulay

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Regan writes novels, short stories, children’s literature, and scripts. Writing is her passion, but she’s also a producer and director of theatre, film and television. She is an animal enthusiast as well, which led her to become a Certified Canine and Feline Massage Therapist. Books for children include her picture storybooks "Dog Band", "Libby the Lobivia Jajoiana", "Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese", "Sloth the Lazy Dragon", "Tamara Turtle’s Life So Far","Merry Myrrh: The Christmas Bat" and "Mixter Twizzle's Breakfast", and the French edition of "Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese" ("Beverlee, la chatte de Birmanie") Coming soon, picture storybook "Chloe the Un-Feathered Parrot" and middle-grade novel "Peter Little Wing" (book one). Her books for adults include novelette adaptation of her feature film (available on iTunes and on DVD), "Space Zombies!" and horror/comedy novellas, "They Suck" and "Horror at Terror Creek".
Available For
School visits and vending events, festivals etc. in the Toronto area and Southern Ontario, as well as virtual events and visits.
School Visits
Age/grade range of books: 0-8 years, or Kindergarten-Grade 3 (up to Grade 4 in the case of Tamara Turtle's Life So Far).
Titles include: Tamara Turtles Life So Far (rescue pets, animal shelters, environmental/ecosystem concerns, responsible pet ownership), Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese (encouraging imagination), Mixter Twizzle's Breakfast (farm life, friendship), Sloth the Lazy Dragon (the importance of a nutritional diet and exercise), Merry Myrrh the Christmas Bat (Christmas themes), and Dog Band (music genres and different breeds/types of pets).
Regan does classroom visits as well as Google/Zoom visits.
Regan is available for class visits in the Toronto area and hopes to expand to other cities in Southern Ontario in the near future.
See website for more info: http://www.reganwhmacaulay.com/
Publications
"Animal Actors" article for children published in REAL: The Canadian Kids Magazine, their winter 2011 edition.

"Jason and Jake" short story for children published on the Alfie Dog Ltd. website February 2nd, 2014.

"Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese" picture book (illustrated by Alex Zgud), originally published by Cricket Cottage Publishing June 29, 2015. This edition is now out of print.

"Sloth the Lazy Dragon" picture book (illustrated by Alex Zgud), published by Guardian Angel Publishing May 14, 2016.

"Tamara Turtle's Life So Far", a picture storybook (illustrated by Javier Duarte), Published June 15, 2017 by Mirror Publishing.

"Merry Myrrh: The Christmas Bat", a picture storybook (illustrated by Alex Zgud), published July 27, 2018, to be released November 17, 2018 by Guardian Angel Publishing.

"Mixter Twizzle's Breakfast", a picture storybook (illustrated by Wei Lu published September 3, 2018 by Mirror World Publishing.

"Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese", the new edition of the original picture storybook (illustrated by ALex Zgud) published by Mirror World Publishing April 17, 2019.

"Beverlee, la chatte de Birmanie", the French edition of "Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese" (translated by Alexandra Marier), published by Mirror World Publishing October 1st, 2019.

"Libby the Lobivia Jajoiana", a picture storybook (illustrated by Gordon Bagshaw) published October 1st, 2020 by Mirror World Publishing.

"Dog Band", a picture storybook (illustrated by Wei Lu), to be published by Iguana Books in 2021.

"Sloth the Lazy Dragon", a picture storybook (illustrated by Alex Zgud), re-published by Mirror World Publishing October 23, 2021.

"Merry Myrrh the Christmas Bat", a picture storybook (illustrated by Alex Zgud), re-published by Pandamonium Publishing House October 23, 2021.

"Chloe the Un-feathered Parrot", a picture storybook (illustrated by Wei Lu) to be published by Mirror Publishing in 2022.

"Peter Little Wing", a middle-grade novel (series), illustrated by Gordon Bagshaw, to be published by Pandamonium Publishing House in January 2023.
Performances and Exhibitions
The Cabbagetown Festival 2018 and 2019

Waterloo Royal Medieval Faire 2018 and 2019

Pet Uno and the CNE, 2019, launching "Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese"

"Libby the Lobivia Jajoiana's" Virtual Book Launch, October 1st, 2020 at 7pm ET

"Dog Band" Virtual Launch Party, March 23rd, 2021 at 7pm ET

The Virtual Re-Launch Party for "Sloth the Lazy Dragon" and "Merry Myrrh the Christmas Bat" Saturday, October 23rd at 11am ET
Awards
2015 Royal Dragonfly Book Award (Honorable Mention) for "Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese" (Children's Picture Books 5 & Younger).

2016 Best Book Award Finalist (Children's Picture Books Softcover Fiction) for "Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese".

2016 Wishing Shelf Book Award Finalist (Children's Picture Books/Category 1) for "Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese.

2017 Literary Classics' Seal of Approval for "Sloth the Lazy Dragon".

2017 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards - 2nd Place (Health Category) for "Sloth the Lazy Dragon".

2018 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award (Animals & Pets category) for "Tamara Turtle's Life So Far"

2018 Purple Dragonfly Book - Honourable Mention (Animals/Pets category) for "Tamara Turtle's Life So Far"

2018 Literary Classics Book Award - Silver (Educational, for "Tamara Turtle's Life So Far")

2018 Wishing Shelf Book Award Finalist (Children's Picture Books/Category 1) for "Mixter Twizzle's Breakfast"

2019 Winner of the Pinnacle Book Award (Children's Christmas Story, for "Merry Myrrh, the Christmas Bat")

2020 Winner of the Pinnacle Book Award (Children's Fantasy, for "Mixter Twizzle's Breakfast")

2020 Winner - Honourable Mention in the Purple Dragonfly Book Awards for both "Mixter Twizzle's Breakfast" and "Merry Myrrh, the Christmas Bat"

2020 Finalist in the Reader's Favorite Book Awards for "Beverlee Beaz the Brown Burmese"

2021 Winner - Honourable Mention in the Purple Dragonfly Book Awards for "Libby the Lobivia Jajoiana" (with Kevin Risk)

2021 BookView Review Recommended Seal for "Libby the Lobivia Jajoiana"

2021 Readers Kids View 5 Star Review Seal for "Dog Band"
Other Memberships
SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators)

IAAMB (International Association of Animal Massage & Bodywork)

ACCT (Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television)

CCBC (Canadian Children's Book Centre)

Theatre Ontario

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