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About Sylvia

Sylvia McGrath a freelance writer from King City, Ontario she has worked in the business field for about forty years obtaining business management experience and business writing skills. She also spent several years in social work for Children’s Services. A few years ago Sylvia decided to take a course in freelance writing, which she really enjoyed as it was the key to follow her dreams. Sin... More
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Books 1 - 4 from Sylvia's bookshelf
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1. The Voyageurs (A North Woods Canoe Adventure) (Paperback)
    Author: Bruce Stacy
    Publisher: lulu.com
All Ages 4/9/2010
Sylvia said: Bruce Stacy’s writing paints this book with dense colour. His characters are so well- developed that I feel I know them all very well and that I was actually on the trip myself fishing and campi...more
tags: I recommend
2 Reviews  
2. Adventures of Abby Diamond: Out of Sight (Paperback)
    Author: Kristie Lyn Smith
    Publisher: iUniverse
N/A 3/9/2010
Sylvia said: This book certainly got the important message across that is that children with a disability are just like others. It was such a great book that although it was for children I could not put it down un...more
tags: Inspired me , I Read
3 Reviews  
3. Dottie and Dots See Animal Spots: Learning Braille with Dots and Dottie ...
    Author: Kristie Lyn Smith
    Illustrator: Kandice Knorr
    Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.
Ages 9-12 10/29/2008
Sylvia said: Dottie and Dotts really is an easy to read book for children and adults. By using them to teach Braille through the animals they see at the zoo is a lovely concept. I will definately be using it as...more
29 Reviews  
4. Mary Lamb Enters the World of Maze (Paperback)
    Author: T. F. Botham
    Publisher: PublishAmerica
Ages 4-8 10/5/2008
Sylvia said: thoroughly enjoyed reading “Mary Lamb Enters the World of Maze once I started reading it, I just couldn’t put it down. It was so beautifully written with the writer’s descriptions; one could ea...more
15 Reviews  
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Profile Comments
Comment by Marcus Riedner on 12/1/2008 at 2:40 PM:
Hey Silvia, thanks for getting a hold of me. Sharing Books is very different then other publishers. I'll send you an email with more info.

Happy Jacketflapping!
Comment by Alison Flensburg on 11/30/2008 at 9:51 PM:
Hi Sylvia,

You certainly have an impressive and commendable list of accomplishments!

Comment by Kay Blanks on 11/11/2008 at 4:25 PM:
Hi Sylvia,
I just read your comment on another site and thought your early life sounded similiar to mine; although I lived in the USA and changed schools many times from grade school through high school. I can't say that I grew academically but I developed a very strong personality during my li... more
Comment by Frances Botham on 10/24/2008 at 8:34 AM:
Hi Sylvia,
Professor Owl's newsletter is excellent! A lot of careful planning and thought comprises it. Well done!
Comment by Barbara Jean Hicks on 9/30/2008 at 3:13 PM:
Thank you for the congratulations and the invitation! Your mission to write books for kids with learning challenges and chronic illnesses touches a chord with me. You go, girl!
Comment by amy koss on 9/30/2008 at 2:15 PM:
Comment by Frances Botham on 9/9/2008 at 6:27 PM:
I'm pleased to be a friend of your JacketFlap.
Thanks for the invite!
Comment by Ian Beck on 9/9/2008 at 9:04 AM:
Dear Sylvia apologies for previous hastily typed error filled comment, here amended.

I do indeed live in a lovely place, although of late our weather has been more than usually British, ie grey wet and v soggy, but I really don't mind that, in fact I like it.
Best Ian
Comment by Ian Beck on 9/9/2008 at 9:02 AM:
Dear Sylvia

I do indeed live in a lovely place, although of late our weatgher has been more than usually British, ie grey wet and v soggy, but I really don't mind that, in fact I like it.
Best Ian
Comment by Dawn Phillips on 8/26/2008 at 1:33 PM:
Thank you so much for the kind words. I would love to read your newsletters as well as my family about kids who triumph over obstacles. Ashlie is really special to all of us, so full of love and excitement even though she has faced numberous health challenges. Also, participated in various special o... more
Comment by Kerul Kassel on 8/18/2008 at 10:08 AM:
Hi Sylvia: thanks for "friending" me. Wow, 40 years in Canada and never been back to the UK! Thanks for your nice comments about my books.
Yes, that it my horse - Goldilocks, though not a good photo of her. I have two others, also, plus 2 dogs.
Comment by Sylvia McGrath on 5/18/2008 at 1:28 PM:
I accept your invite to become your pen pal and friend. It looks as though we have a lot in common.
Look forward to hearing from you again in the not too distant future
Comment by MA Schofstoll on 5/18/2008 at 9:17 AM:
WELCOME to this wonderful site, and
I invite you to be my pen pal and
friend. There are boundless imaginations
and it is a lot of fun.
Children’s Author of The Hidden Map
ISBN 1-60563-967-2
http://www.freewebs.com/mascho... more

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