Frieda Wishinsky

Frieda Wishinsky

Frieda Wishinsky is an award-winning author and teacher with a Master of Science in special education. Her first picture book, Ooonga Boonga , was voted "Pick of the List" by American booksellers, and Each One Special was nominated for a Governor General's Award. She has written more than sixty books, and many of them have been translated into French, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, Korean, Spanish, and Catalan. Frieda lives with her family in Toronto. She writes for all ages of children and her works include picture books, chapter books, novels and non-fiction. Some picture books that followed are Jennifer Jones Won’t Leave Me Alone, Nothing Scares Us, Each One Special and Please, Louise!, winner of the 2008 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. Some picture books that followed are Jennifer Jones Won’t Leave Me Alone, Nothing Scares Us, Each One Special and Please, Louise!, winner of the 2008 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award.

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