Carmen Oliver


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Carmen’s reading buddy was a yellow duck ride-on toy. Together, they wheeled around her world reading nursery rhymes by Mother Goose, poems from Shel Silverstein, and picture books by Dr. Seuss. With her grandmother, they read her favorite book Sandman’s Stories of Twinkle-Eyes before bed. At night, she dreamt about the mice characters living inside the kitchen pantry and the wily cat Puss that dogged their every move. Story was rooted inside of her and before long she began planting story seeds of her own.


She grew up in southern Manitoba, Canada, surrounded by lakes and prairie grasses. She built tree forts, caught tadpoles, sailed on homemade rafts and concocted mud pies and snow slushies. In high school, she anchored on the TV and radio
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Pro-Tips for Online Author Visits – Cynsations Guest Post

I recently contributed to the guest post “Pro-Tips for Online Author Visits” compiled by author/illustrator and roving Cynsations reporter Linda Joy Singleton for NY Times bestselling award-winning children’s and YA author Cynthia Leitich Smith’s popular industry kidlit blog CYNSATIONS. 


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