The One Story A Day for Beginners series contains a total of 365 stories - one for each day of the year - separated into 12 books, each representing one month of the year.
With interesting topics and motivational content, these stories encourage enthusiasm for reading. Thoughtful illustrations reinforce the concepts in the stories, thus enhancing the child's understanding of the text.
The stories, written by Canadian authors, are inspired by life lessons, fables from around the world, nature, science, and history. The One Story A Day series is designed to foster the reader's total development - linguistic, intellectual, social, and cultural - through the joy of reading.
Leonard Judge, Contributing Author / Curriculum Developer
Leonard is a teacher, writer and editor with more than 25 years in the publishing industry. His work has appeared in numerous national and international magazines and newspapers. He taught in northern Canada for a number of years and was Supervisor for Curriculum Development for a Native school board in northern Quebec for four years. He has a B.A. and a B.Ed. from Queen's University and is a longtime member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada.
Scott has an education background in television broadcasting. His talent in music and creative writing made him a long time associate at DC Canada Education publishing. Scott continues to contribute content to the One Story A Day series, the Learning English textbook project, and educational songs to our music collections.
Jennifer Burrows is a American children’s book author and editor. She’s written & published 20+ picture books, 100+ preschool stories, and 40+ chapter books. She’s a former elementary teacher with a master’s degree in education. She’s worked as a writer and editor for JSB Writing, LLC since 1995 and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
Gail Marshall is a Canadian writer with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Her freelance work has appeared in periodicals in Canada. Her popular cooking column has been published in newspapers for more than seven years. She is a mother, grandmother and a lover of good books for children of all ages. She particularly enjoys creating stories for her grandchildren.