20200605ma_0683MARIA ANTONIA is a former elementary school teacher who has lived in Sunny Spain, Busy New York City, and currently resides in the Great White North of Canada. Her stories have been published in various children’s magazines, including “Tia Raquel’s Hair” (Spider), “Mrs. Valencia and the Paella” (Storytime), and “No More Training Wheels” (Clubhouse Jr. – due out in July 2022). In addition to writing, she also enjoys capturing the world with her camera.

And there’s my photography which you’ll find scattered throughout the blog…

Favourite Books // The Classics

Anne of Green Gables // by L.M. Montgomery
Emma / Persuasion / Pride and Prejudice // by Jane Austen
The Chronicles of Narnia // by C.S. Lewis
The Treasure Seekers // by E. Nesbit
The Little House books // by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Women // by Louisa May Alcott
Betsy-Tacy series // by Maud Hart Lovelace
The Ramona books // by Beverly Cleary
Swallows and Amazons (series) // by Arthur Ransome
Half Magic / Knight’s Castle // by Edward Eager

Favourite Books // Recent Reads

The Wednesday Wars // by Gary D. Schmidt
Number the Stars // by Lois Lowry
Louisiana’s Way Home // by Kate DiCamillo
Sunny Side Up // by Jennifer L. Holm
Watsons Go to Birmingham / Elijah of Buxton // by Christopher Paul Curtis
Echo // by Pam Munoz Ryan
Breaking Stalin’s Nose // by Eugene Yelchin
Bridge to Terabithia // by Katherine Paterson
Walk Two Moons // by Sharon Creech

Favourite Teas

Jasmine green tea
Darjeeling tea
Japanese green tea (with popcorn in it!)
(No Earl Grey, s’il vous plait!)

Favourite Historical Periods

Regency era
Victorian era
Edwardian era (World War I)
World War II
(Really, you can probably get me on any era)