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Estelle Salata


Estelle Salata was born in Hamilton, Ontario many years ago. She graduated with a B.A. in religion from McMaster University in 1976 with her two daughters. She married Ben Salata in 1948 and has four children: Michael, Paula, Kathy, and Mark. She has six grandchildren. She is a member of the Canadian Authors' Association; CANSCAIP, SCBWI, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators,and The Writers' Union of Canada. Her stories and articles appear in over 150 publications and 30 of her children's stories have been anthologized. Her newest works-in-progress are Tori's Little Big Journal.

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Blue Ice. Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2001.
I Spy Private Eye. Toronto: ITP Nelson, 1998.
Susan and Sam Visit the Optometrist. Toronto: Heath, 1978; Hamilton, ON: Promark, 1996.
Mice in Centre Field. Toronto: Nelson Canada, 1989.
Tales of the Mouse Hockey League. (script). Marmalade Animation, CBC, 1986.
Jason's Lucky Day. Scholastic Education, 2007
The Happy Journal of Tori Edwards. Stabenfeldt, Norway, Sweden and Germany, 2004
The Mixed-Up Journal of Tori Edwards. Stabenfeldt, Norway and Sweden, 2006
Mice at Centre Ice. Nelson Canada, 1984
Tori's Little Big Journal. Stabenfeldt, Sweden and Norway, 2008


Vicky Metcalf Short Story Award
3rd Prize, CommCept's Canadian KidLit Contest
Centennial Story Writing Competition
Writing for Young Canada Award, Gage
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