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Rebecca Grambo
Box 910
Warman SK  S0K 4S0

306-931-8523

 

Bio

  • Rebecca L. Grambo is the author of 26 nonfiction books for adults and children as well as innumerable magazine articles. She wrote a regular natural history column for Acreage Life emphasizing the intricate stories behind everyday sights. Her award-winning book titles include Lupé: A Wolf Pup's First Year (Canadian Science Writers' Association Science in Society Award and Animal Behavior Society Outstanding Children's Book of the Year) and The Great Sand Hills: A Prairie Oasis (shortlisted for five Saskatchewan Book Awards including Book of the Year and winner of the Publishing Award.) An accomplished speaker and teacher, Ms. Grambo provides highly entertaining and very accessible readings, talks, and workshops for audiences ranging from Grade 1 students to seniors' groups, and from visual artists to field biologists. Her underlying message in all presentations is the importance of curiosity and lifelong learning.

Genres

  • Non-Fiction » Essays, General Non-Fiction, History—Local, History—Regional, Natural History

Professional Services

  • Academic/Research Writing » Essays
  • Genre Writing » Children’s Writing, Children’s Writing, Creative Non-Fiction
  • Journalism » Photojournalism, Photojournalism
  • Lecturing/Public Speaking » Conferences, Keynote Addresses, Special Events

Publications

  • The Great Sand Hills: A Prairie Oasis. Nature Saskatchewan, 2007
  • Digging Canadian History. Whitecap Books, 2006
  • Wolf: Legend, Enemy, Icon. Firefly Books, 2005
  • Lupé: A Wolf Pup's First Year. Whitecap Books, 2004
  • Digging Canadian Dinosaurs. Whitecap Books, 2004
  • Wapusk: White Bear of The North. Heartland Books, 2003
  • Borealis: A Polar Bear Cub's First Year. Whitecap Books, 2003
  • Is That Robot Really My Doctor?. Kidsbooks, 2001
  • Animal Kingdom. Kidsbooks, 2001
  • The Kids' Nature Question & Answer Book. Kidsbooks, 2000
  • Eyes on Nature: Birds of Prey. Kidsbooks, 2000
  • Eyes on Nature: Dinosaurs. Kidsbooks, 2000
  • Seasons in the Rockies. Whitecap Books, 2000
  • Bear: A Celebration of Power and Beauty. Sierra Club Books, 2000
  • Eagles (World Life Library). Voyageur Press, 1999
  • Mountain Lion. Chronicle Books, 1998
  • Weird Science. Kidsbooks, 1998
  • Amazing Animals: Claws & Jaws. Kidsbooks, 1998
  • Amazing Animals: Families. Kidsbooks, 1998
  • Eagles: Masters of the Sky. Voyageur Press, 1997
  • Amazing Animals: Eyes. Kidsbooks, 1997
  • Amazing Animals: Colors. Kidsbooks, 1997
  • Amazing Animals: Hunters. Kidsbooks, 1997
  • Amazing Animals: Defenses. Kidsbooks, 1997
  • The Nature of Foxes. Greystone Books, 1995

Workshops Offered

  • From Brain to Page -- Your Most Requested Topics
    • Group Size:
      • 10-15
      After years of teaching workshops, I've put together a "greatest hits" package" of the most popular discussions and topics. Designed for the beginning- to mid-level writer, this session covers everything from brainstorming to plot development with examples, exercises, and take home work. This is an information-packed workshop designed to add tools to your writer's kit. Very popular and well-received by a broad range of audiences. You'll work hard and have fun!
  • Writing Non-Boring Nonfiction
    • Group Size:
      • 10-15
      Designed for the beginning- to advanced-level writer, this workshop is all about writing factual information in an entertaining and readable way. No academic, dry as dust prose allowed! We’ll discuss how to take a topic — assigned or chosen — and find new, interesting ways to write about it. Learn how to organize mountains of information and make it easy to access when writing.

Audience Age Groups

    • Adults
    • Secondary School (10-12)
    • Middle School (6-9)
    • Elementary School (K-5)
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