Maggie of Vancouver Kidsbooks South Surrey store checks out the 'competition'
Every story begins with and belongs to one particular person. I need a picture in my head of who I am writing about.
The image of Elsie Miller that I carried with me as I wrote this book came from a photo I found in the book 'Children of the Depression'.
Note Elsie's hat - featured prominently in the story.
Elsie Ramberg, a friend of 30 years, came from Osoyoos.
So I was able to personally give her a copy of the book that is dedicated to her, and whose main character bears her name.
Dancing as it should be - for pleasure, not for exploitation as it was during dance marathons of the Dirty Thirties - conveyed in SILVER RAIN.
Pam, her daughters and niece have come to all three of my launches.