Spalding, Andrea

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SPALDING, Andrea. Canadian/British, b. 1944. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction, Travel/Exploration, Biography, Picture/board books. Career: Writer, 1979-. Has also worked as a teacher, storyteller, actress, musician, editor, and heritage consultant. Member, with husband David Spalding, of the folk duo Brandywine. Publications: CHILDREN'S BOOKS: The Most Beautiful Kite in the World (picture book), 1988; A World of Stories (folktale collection), 1989; A Special Gift, 1995; Finders Keepers (young adult novel), 1995; Sarah May and the New Red Dress (picture book), 1998; Island of My Own (young adult novel), 1998; Phoebe and the Gypsy (novel), 1999; Me and Mr. Mah (picture book), 1999; (with D. Spalding) The Lost Sketch (adventure), 1999; The Keeper and the Crows (fantasy), 2000; The Silver Boulder (adventure), 2000; It's Raining, It's Pouring (picture book), 2001; The White Horse Talisman (fantasy), 2001; The Disappearing Dinosaur (adventure), 2002. FOR ADULTS: (with P. Holmes) Never a Dull Moment, 1984; (with D. Spalding) The Whistlers, 1986; (with G. Montgomery) The Pender Palate, 1992; (with D. Spalding) The Flavours of Victoria, 1994; (with D. Spalding, G. Montgomery, and L. Pitt) Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia (Altitude Superguide), 1995; (with D. Spalding and L. Pitt) B.C. Ferries and the Canadian West Coast, 1996. Author of radio and television docudramas for adults and children. Contributor of stories and articles to periodicals and newspapers. Address: 1105 Ogden Rd, R.R. #1, Pender Island, BC, Canada V0N 2M1. Online address: [email protected]