January 2014

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Meet Rachna Gilmore

Rachna Gilmore is a Governor General’s Literary Award–winning Canadian author of more than twenty children’s books. Her titles include picture books such as the popular classic My Mother Is Weird, reissued in 2012; The Flute; Catching Time; and others. Her children’s novels include That Boy Red, The Trouble with Dilly, and the fantasy novel The Sower of Tales, among others. Rachna’s books have received multiple honors and awards and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. She lives in Ottawa, Canada, where she continues to “plark”— play, work, and lark—at dreaming up weird and wonder-filled tales.

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Meet the Author

Nick Glass of TeachingBooks.net interviewed Mary Pope Osborne in her Connecticut home on May 28, 2013.

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