A Newfoundland MapleAuthor Samantha Baker Illustrated by Dawn Baker ISBN 9781774570005 Binding Trade Paper Publisher Flanker Press Publication Date September 16, 2020 Size 228 x 228 mm
While on a fishing trip with his grandfather in western Newfoundland, Daniel discovers a maple tree that has stood there for decades. What he doesn't realize is just how important it is to the local wildlife. Squirrels, moose, beavers, birds, and more rely on the tree for food and shelter.
Throughout the pages of this delightful book, find out which creatures visit across the four seasons and learn how just one tree can make a difference.
Samantha Baker grew up with a great love for the arts and has always enjoyed singing, playing the piano, drawing, and, most of all, writing. She studied linguistics and psychology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in 2013. Upon graduating, she received the Michael Staveley Award for maintaining Dean?s List status every year of her program. Samantha later returned to Memorial University, where she completed her Bachelor of Education in 2016. She has since worked as a substitute teacher and as an adult basic education instructor at Keyin College, where she primarily taught English language arts.
Today she works with The Rooms as part of the Programming and Public Engagement division. In her spare time, Samantha enjoys reading, cooking, taking walks around local parks, and spending time with her loved ones.