Congratulations to our President & CEO, Starr Dobson, as she releases her second Children's Book, Gertrude at the Beach!
Everyone’s favourite goat, Gertrude Allawishes, is back!
School’s out for the summer, and Starr and her family – even Gertrude – are heading to their cottage. Starr’s mom is worried Gertrude will get into trouble, but it isn’t long before Gertrude proves she is one loyal goat and saves the day.
A portion of the author’s royalties from Gertrude at the Beach will be donated directly to the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.
About the author: Starr Dobson is the president and CEO of the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia. She is an acclaimed journalist, having worked as a reporter, producer, and host at CTV Atlantic for 23 years. She’s also a dedicated community volunteer. This is Starr’s second children’s book, and she lives in Halifax with her family.
About the illustrator: Dayle Dodwell is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design. She has completed illustrations for advertisements, educational texts, newspapers, and magazines. She now works from her studio in Bedford, Nova Scotia.
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