Wishinsky, Frieda

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WISHINSKY, Frieda. American (born Germany), b. 1948. Genres: Children's fiction, Children's non-fiction, Picture/board books. Career: Teacher of children and adults with learning difficulties, 1971-93; University of Western Ontario, college lecturer in special education, 1977, associate teacher, 1978-80; Nelson Language Arts, Supplementary Readings Grade 3-6, contributing writer/tutor, 1998, Grade One, senior consultant and author of individual stories, 1998; author workshops in schools and libraries. Participant in "Writer in the Classroom" program, Borough of North York, ON. Publications: Oonga Boonga, 1990; Why Can't You Fold Your Pants Like David Levine?, 1992; Jennifer Jones Won't Leave Me Alone, 1995; Crazy for Chocolate, 1998; Each One Special, 1998; The Man Who Made Parks, 1999; No Frogs for Dinner, 1999; So Long Stinky Queen, 2000; A Quest in Time, 2000; Nothing Scares Us, 2000; Just Mabel, 2001; Give Maggie a Chance, 2002; What's the Matter with Albert? A Story of Albert Einstein, 2002; Marya's Dream: A Story of Marie Curie, 200; Just Call Me Joe, 2003. Contributor of reviews, features, and profiles to periodicals. Address: 292 Horsham Ave, Willowdale, ON, Canada M2R 1G4. Online address: [email protected]