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Kit Pearson


Born
in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
April 30, 1947

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Kit Pearson spent her childhood between Edmonton Alberta and Vancouver, British Columbia. As a high-school student, she returned to Vancouver to be educated at Crofton House School. She obtained a degree in English Literature at the University of Alberta, and spent several years following the degree doing odd jobs or travelling in Europe.
In 1975, she began her Library degree at the University of British Columbia and took her first jobs in that field in Ontario. She later obtained an M.A. at the Simmons College Center for the Study of Children's Literature in Boston. Returning to Vancouver, she completed her first novel "The Daring Game" which was published by Penguin Books.
Pearson now lives in Victoria, British Columbia, a few blocks from R
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“Choosing a new book was like looking for treasure.”
Kit Pearson, Awake and Dreaming

“Doesn't it make you feel safe to know you have enough to read? If I didn't always have a book waiting, I'd panic.”
Kit Pearson, Looking at the Moon

“What do you think of Frankie, Norah?" she asked. "I think he's the greatest thing since canned peas."
Flo roared with laughter. "Sorry, Janet," she choked, seeing her sister's hurt face. "But when you try to use expressions like that you sound so—”
Kit Pearson, Looking at the Moon

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