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Award-winning author Jane Barclay is a tea-drinking, dog-walking, house-cleaning, lawn-cutting, short-order cook and writer. Besides writing books for children, she also does freelance work and her articles have appeared in both The Gazette and The National Post. Jane lives with her husband in Pointe Claire, Quebec. Their three sons occasionally drop in to pat the dog and visit the fridge.  

book cover JoJo the Giant
Written by Jane Barclay
Illustrated by Esperanca Melo

Hardcover | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Values; Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Self-Esteem; Juvenile Fiction - Social Situations - Peer Pressure | 978-0-88776-976-4 (0-88776-976-4) | January 2012 | 19.99

Children are eager to grow bigger, and JoJo is no exception. He always asks his mother the same question: “How much did I grow today?” No matter how often his mother assures him that good things come in small packages, he is desperate to be bigger. After all, he wants to... [read more]

book cover Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion
Written by Jane Barclay
Illustrated by Renne Benoit

Hardcover | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Historical - Military & Wars; Juvenile Fiction - Family - Multigenerational | 978-0-88776-951-1 (0-88776-951-9) | September 2009 | 20.99

Much has been written about war and remembrance, but very little of it has been for young children. As questions come from a young grandchild, his grandpa talks about how, as a very young man, he was as proud as a peacock in uniform, busy as a beaver on his Atlantic... [read more]

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