Young Writers Companion
Written by Sarah Ellis
Publication Date October 01, 1999
An engaging design, playful line drawings and lots of write-in space keep this undated journal fun and appealing, to be used however the reader wishes -- to begin a masterpiece, keep doodles and lists, or just for browsing. Topical, annotated booklists will guide budding writers to more books and fresh inspiration.
Sarah Ellis is the author of sixteen books for young readers, including The Baby Project and Odd Man Out. She has won the Mr. Christie’s Book Award, the Violet Downey Book Award, the Governor General’s Award, the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize and the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Her books have been translated into French, Spanish, Danish, Chinese and Japanese. She is a masthead reviewer for the Horn Book Magazine and was recently writer-in-residence at the Toronto Public Library.
In 2013 Sarah was nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, children’s literature’s richest prize. She was also honored with the 2013 Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence.
Sarah teaches in the MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.