Must be Christmas! : Christmas Magic on Vancouver Island
Must be Christmas focuses on a little girls' love of the beautiful trumpeter swans that make their winter residence in the fields behind her home. Taylor marks time according to the return of the swans, whom she dearly loves, and knows it must be near Christmastime now that they have returned. Taylor wants to make them feel welcomed, but when it snows, she is concerned for the welfare of a little cygnet named Stella-Rose. What she does to address both issues will warm your heart.
- Paperback | 26 pages
- 216 x 216 x 2mm | 68g
- 21 Sep 2012
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
About Marlet Ashley
Kate Brown, the illustrator, studied Art and Design in London, UK, and developed a career as an interior designer, product designer, and clothing designer. Kate has been involved in designing museums in which exhibited artefacts are brought to life and tell stories to enthral and capture the interest of visitors. Kate is president and founding member of the Comox Valley Art Group, an organization that encourages both artists and the support of local charities through art. Kate lives in Courtenay, BC on the Comox Estuary. Marlet Ashley, the author, is a long-time educator with an M.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing. She taught creative writing at the University of Windsor and was an instructor of literature and composition at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Her publications include a number of short stories and poetry in a variety of literary publications, and she has authored the Canadian edition of the textbook Literature and the Writing Process published by Pearson Prentice Hall, Toronto. She is a semi-finalist for the John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award, 2012. Marlet lives in Comox, BC.