Ruurs, Margriet

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RUURS, Margriet

RUURS, Margriet. Canadian (born Netherlands), b. 1952. Genres: Children's fiction, Adult non-fiction, Children's non-fiction. Career: Writer and educator. Teaches creative writing enrichment and conducts writing workshops and author visits for children in schools and by e-mail, conducts workshops at Okanagan University College, BC, Canada; editor of an online magazine for children's writing. Speaker at children's literature and technology conferences. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: Big Little Dog, 1992; The R.C.M.P. (nonfiction), 1992; Spectacular Spiders, Virtual Maniac (poetry), 2001; Logan's Lake, 2001. PICTURE BOOKS: Fireweed, 1986; A Mountain Alphabet, 1996; Emma's Eggs, 1996; Emma and the Coyote, 1999; When We Go Camping, 2001; A Pacific Alphabet, 2001; Emma's Cold Day, 2001. FOR ADULTS. NONFICTION: On the Write Track! A Guide to Writing, Illustrating and Publishing Stories, 1993; Integrated Activities for Primary Classrooms; The Power of Poems, 2001. Contributor of articles and poems to magazines. Address: 4282 Poplar Dr, Armstrong, BC, Canada V0E 1B6. Online address: [email protected]