Joyce Barkhouse

Joyce Barkhouse


Born
in Woodville, Canada
May 03, 1913

Died
February 02, 2012


Although her first short story was published when she was only 19, and she wrote most of her life, Joyce did not have a full-length book published until she was a grandmother.

Her love of Nova Scotia and her concern for the "forgotten" are reflected in her writings. She was the author of many short stories and articles which have been published in anthologies, school textbooks and periodicals, in Canada and the United States. She talked to thousands of school children and toured Manitoba, Ontario and Prince Edward Island, sponsored by the Canada Council and the Canandian Children's Book Centre. Adult work included The Lorenzen Collection (Nova Scotia ceramic mushrooms) and For Mothers and Others, a weekly column in Nova Scotia newspapers (1
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Average rating: 3.73 · 118 ratings · 19 reviews · 7 distinct works
Pit Pony

3.86 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1989 — 6 editions
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The Witch Of Port La Joye

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George Dawson: The Little G...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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Yesterday's Children

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1992
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A Name for Himself: A Biogr...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1990 — 4 editions
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Smallest Rabbit

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Anna's Pet

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