Delighted to learn that Ni'n na L'nu: The Mi'kmaq of Prince Edward island (Acorn Press), co-written with Jesse Francis, is short-listed for an Atlantic Book Award and for a PEI Book Award. Winners of categories to be announced May 21 at Atlantic Book Awards Gala in Charlottetown.
Veronika Martenova Charles
Veronika Martenova Charles, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia, was a popular teenage pop recording artist in eastern Europe before settling in Toronto and becoming an author and illustrator of children's books. Since 1991, she has been writing and illustrating children's books full-time.