Interview with Crystal Beshara

Monday, August 17, 2009.

There’s a cosmic connection between farm animals and children.  So, as long as there are farms, we’ll have ample inspiration for children’s books.

On this edition, Mark visits the Central Experimental Farm with Ottawa author and illustrator, Crystal Beshara, to talk about growing up on a hobby farm, personification of our animal friends and her new book, When I Visit the Farm.

Other farm selections featured on Just One More Book!!

Revenge of the Words: Oliver Has Something to Say!

Friday, June 15, 2007.

Oliver Has Something to SayAuthor: Pamela Edwards
Illustrator: Louis Pilon
Published: 2007 Lobster Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1897073526

Slurps, spaghetti, grimaces and gasps seem to spurt from the page in this animated escapade of a younger sibling who finally finds his voice.

Bovine Backbone: When Pigs Fly

Friday, March 30, 2007.

When Pigs FlyAuthor: Valerie Coulman
Illustrator: Rogé Girard
Published: 2003 Lobster Press
ISBN: 1894222792

Warm, curvy, character-filled acrylic paintings and a dependable, spunky refrain make this tale of optimism and determination a delight for eyes and spirit alike.

Other books mentioned: Tudley Didn’t Know


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