Jean E. Pendziwol is the author of books for both adults and children, including the bestselling novel The Lightkeeper’s Daughters, translated and published in more than 20 countries around the world. Her children’s books include the Governor General Literary Award shortlisted Once Upon a Northern Night, the bestselling No Dragons for Tea: Fire Safety for Kids (and Dragons) and most recently When I Listen to Silence She lives in Thunder Bay and finds inspiration in the beautiful natural environment of Lake Superior and Northwestern Ontario.
Jean E. is pronounced Jeannie
Jean E (pronounced Jeannie) is experienced at presenting workshops and/or readings to audiences of all ages, Pre-K to adult. The presentation can be tailored in length, structure and content to suit the host organization or institution. Please contact to discuss specific details, including number of participants, age/age range, topic and presentation fee.
Jean E can work with organizations, events or educators to determine a workshop structure, topic and length best suited for the age of participants and the desired outcomes for the session.
School visits can be tailored to meet the needs of the classroom or school, including readings/Q&A or workshops. Jean E is comfortable in all grades, from K to high school. She will work with educators to come up with a session appropriate for the age and grade of students, using either her fiction work for adults or her picture books as a foundation.