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Rebecca Upjohn

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Rebecca
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Upjohn
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Ontario
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Born and raised in Toronto, Rebecca began her love affair with books the day her family TV blew up when she was three. She now lives part of the year in the woods in New Hampshire where she writes and talks to trees.
Available For
School & library readings/presentations
Skype Q & A
School Visits
Presentations adjusted for the need/age range of the group (usually geared toward Kindergarten though grade six but have presented to older students and adults!).


Usually included are a reading,the use of poems, drama and/or writing to encourage playing with words, making emotional connections to story and to share how creative ideas come from our own experience.

Also the process of writing a book, the need for revision and the roles of others (including an illustrator) in creating a picture book.
Presentations offer the opportunity for interaction and input from the students/audience.

Lily and the Paper Man
The Secret of the Village Fool
The Last Loon.

Available to travel for presentations.
Publications
Children's Fiction

The Last Loon
Orca Book Publishers, 2010

Lily and the Paper Man
Second Story Press, 2007


Children's Non-Fiction

The Secret of the Village Fool
Second Story Press, 2012

Patrick's Wish
Second Story Press, 2010
Karen Mitchell
Awards
2014 Silver Birch Express Award-Winner
For: The Secret of the Village Fool

2014 Golden Oak Award-Finalist
For: The Secret of the Village Fool

2012 Silver Birch Express Award-Honour Book
For: The Last Loon

2010 Municipal Chapter of Toronto IODE Jean Throop Book Award-Winner
For: The Last Loon

2009 Shining Willow Award-Finalist
For: Lily and the Paper Man
With: Renne Benoit, illustrator

2008 Blue Spruce Award-Finalist
For: Lily and the Paper Man
With: Renne Benoit, Illustrator

2007 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year-Winner
Category: Picture Book
For: Lily and the Paper Man
With: Renne Benoit, illustrator
Other Memberships
SCBWI
Writers' Union of Canada
CCBC

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