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Tag: Anne Boys-Hope

Bowie the robot is coming to Westboro Beach

By Anne Boys-Hope – The robots are coming… to clean the beach. Friendly and hardworking, these robots are destined for something great: to help conquer the world’s shoreline pollution problem and engage the community in science and technology. Erin Kennedy (aka RobotGrrl), Ottawa-based inventor and founder of Robot […]

Meet the moose that became a muse

By Anne Boys-Hope –  In 2007, writer Louise Bradford came face-to-face with a young moose in Lake Superior Provincial Park. That moose became her muse, and the central character of her first picture book – Wade’s Wiggly Antlers.  “I stood looking at him, and he looked at me. […]

Pearl Pirie is an award-winning poet, whose latest work is one of the most anticipated poetry books for spring 2015. Photo by Kate Settle

The playful poetry of Pearl Pirie 

By Anne-Boys Hope – In her new collection of poetry, Pearl Pirie introduces readers to pet radishes, wild dust bunnies and secret agent squirrels (we’re looking at you Westboro squirrel!) that live in and around her Wellington West home. Released on March 5, the pet radish, shrunken contains […]