Michael Barnes has a just out juvenile book for ages 10-14 on the Ontario Provincial Police which has 5 stories on children interacting with police officers, an opportunity to try the phsical test requirments to become an officer, and a tour of the headquarters in Orillia and its child friendly...
Barbara Lambert was born and raised in the Okanagan Valley, studied at the University of British Columbia, married and raised three children while writing fiction and establishing a business in textile design. Her stories (including the winner of the 1996 Malahat Review Novella Prize) have been published in a variety of literary magazines, and in the Journey Prize Anthology. She now divides her time between the Okanagan and Vancouver, and writes full time.
Barbara's new novel, The Whirling Girl, will be published by Cormorant books in the spring of 2012.