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Margriet Ruurs

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Margriet Ruurs is the author of more than 40 children's books, many of them award winners.
Margriet lives on Salt Spring Island where she runs BETWEEN THE COVERS, a booklovers' B & B (see: http://www.betweenthecoversbandb.com/)
She writes regular book reviews of YA and picturebooks here: http://margrietruurs.blogspot.ca/

Margriet visits schools around the world to conduct dynamic author presentations, slideshows of the writing process and poetry writing workshops for students and teachers. She also speaks at many literary conferences each year.
Margriet has a Master of Education degree from Simon Fraser University.

She also conducts school talks via Skype.

For more details visit her website and blog: www.margrietruurs.com
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Booklovers' B & B

I am now operating BETWEEN THE COVERS Booklovers' B & B on lovely Salt Spring Island, B.C.
Check out the website: www.betweenthecoversbandb.com

We have Poetry Room and a Fiction Room. Large rooms, beautiful beds, private bathrooms, hot tub and all on a 5 acre lavender farm.

Come relax, read a good book and savour the Gulf Islands! Read more of this blog post »
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