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Birthday Sleigh Ride

Written by
Linda Hamill
Illustrated by
Betty Merrifield

Cover of Birthday Sleigh Ride
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55 pages,
ISBN: 9780888876737
$12.95 CA

This book is in stock and ships within 48 hours of receipt of order.

About the Book Oliver and his friends go for a sleigh ride to celebrate his birthday. Everyone enjoys all the sights on the way to the bush. There are many winter activities they have fun doing before having a winter style picnic. But one new friend creates a lot of conflict. OliverÕs closest friend is especially offended. Oliver learns the true meaning of friendship.

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About the Authors Linda Hamill
Linda is never far from education. She has been a student, English teacher, Guidance Counsellor, occasional teacher, a Trustee with the local Board of Education and a volunteer in schools. She and her husband live near Meaford, Ontario on a gravel road.They have a small acreage that features an eco-friendly pond. A much enjoyed highlight in her life in the frequent visits from their six grandchildren. They inspire the characters in her writing. She has a degree in Sociology and Psychology. More recently, she has graduated from a writing program with The Institute of Children's Literature.

Linda is also a gardener, church organist, choir director, scarecrow builder for the Meaford Scarecrow Invasion and member of the fun-loving Meaford Scarecrow Invasion Marching Kazoo Band.

Check Linda out at her website,

Betty Merrifield
Betty Merrifield graduated from Sheridan College with a diploma in Animation. Her artwork can be found on various articles. She has painted on Muskoka chairs, maple syrup pails, canoe paddles, T shirts and figure skates. Over the years her volunteering has lead to creating posters and props and painting the local hockey team's logo at center ice. She is the artist behind some of the amazing scarecrows that appear each fall in Meaford where she lives with her husband, daughter, son and border collie. Betty was born in Peterborough, Ontario, where as a child spent summer catching and playing with frogs in the pond nearby. She is thrilled to paint her first children's book.

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