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Sydell Blossom Waxman

Sydell Blossom Waxman


Sydell Blossom Waxman writes children’s books for young and old. Her biographies bring heroines and history alive while her picture books are enjoyed by the primary group. Her lively school and library presentations keep the children involved and interested in history, artifacts, storytelling, bookmaking, writing and acting. Her teaching background adds to her writing workshops, a more intensive hour of writing skills. Her favourite topics reflected in her work, are women’s history, Jewish folklore, and the making of children’s books.


Believing in Books; The Story of Lillian Smith. Napoleon Publishing, 2002.
My Mannequins. Napoleon Publishing
The Rooster Prince. Napoleon Publishing
Changing the Pattern: The Story of Emily Stowe. Toronto: Napoleon Publishing, 1996.


The Toronto Heritage Award of Merit for Changing the Pattern.
Storytelling World Award for The Rooster Prince.
Frances E. Russel Award for Believing in Books.
Our Choice Seal for Changing the Pattern and My Mannequins.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program: