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Here’s a book trailer for my novel in Scholastic Canada’s Dear Canada series, about a Jewish girl in Toronto in the depths of the depression:

The book is based on my parents’ memories of their childhood, and ends with the characters becoming involved in the Christie Pits riot.

Not a Nickel to Spare is avaiable from here.


The Aethernomicon

Posted: July 11, 2008 in family, other things, puppets

We interrupt this blog for a commercial announcement.  My son Asa, marionette impresario and expert intricator, has a play on in the Winnpeg Fringe Festival.  It’s the terrifying Aethernomoicon, baed on the work of H.P. Lovecraft, with 13 terrifying marionettes and .live electronic music by the Audient Void. You can find out more about it here:

You can learn more about Asa’s work at: