18 09, 2020

Rita Feutl

2022-07-02T18:20:55-06:00

As a child of immigrants, Rita Feutl didn’t learn English until she started school. That’s also where she discovered books and the wonder of stories. She wrote her first one when she was seven. Rita will be available for in-person bookings in 2022-23 and is open to travel.

Artist Type
  • Author
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
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18 09, 2020

Bethany Ellis

2022-07-02T18:21:33-06:00

Bethany is a storyteller who brings her background as an actor, French teacher and world traveler to her performances. Bethany plans to be available for both in-person and online sessions in Fall 2022 and is open to travel.

Artist Type
  • Storyteller
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
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17 09, 2020

Natasha Deen

2022-07-02T18:23:17-06:00

Natasha Deen writes for kids, teens and adults and believes the world is changed one story at a time. As a Guyanese-Canadian whose family immigrated to Canada, she’s seen first-hand how stories have the power to shape the world. Natasha is offering online sessions exclusively for Fall 2022.

Artist Type
  • Author
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
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  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
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17 09, 2020

Gail de Vos

2022-09-28T12:40:25-06:00

Storyteller, librarian and former teacher, Gail de Vos has been an active promoter of the oral tradition of literature in Alberta for over three decades. Please note that Gail will not be available for touring in Fall 2022, though she is an active member of YABS.

Artist Type
  • Author
  • Storyteller
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
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  • 9
  • 10
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16 09, 2020

Marty Chan

2022-07-02T18:25:37-06:00

A vagabond of writing genres, Edmonton author Marty Chan has written for theatre, television, radio, and kids publishing. Marty will be offering virtual visits exclusively for the 2022-2023 school year.

Artist Type
  • Author
  • Playwright
Grades
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
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16 09, 2020

Kate A. Boorman

2022-09-28T12:39:53-06:00

Kate A. Boorman is an Edmonton-based author who was born in Nepal and raised in Rimbey, Alberta. Kate has participated as a guest and presenter at a variety of festivals and conferences in Western Canada, has been artist-in-residence within EPSB, and has been a member of YABS since 2015. She will not be available bookings in fall 2022 due to prior commitments.

Artist Type
  • Author
Grades
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
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