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Dan Bar-el

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About the Author

Dan Bar-el is an award-winning children’s author, educator, and storyteller. His writing includes chapter books, picture books, and, most recently, a graphic novel. For the past 20 years, Dan has been working with children ages 3 to 13. He’s been a school-age childcare provider, a preschool teacher, a creative drama teacher, and a creative writing teacher. These days, when not writing, traveling around the country presenting his books, storytelling, or leading various workshops at schools and libraries, he teaches creative writing courses to children with the organization CWC. Dan lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, and shares his life with artist and goldsmith, Dominique Bréchault, and Sasha, the most adorable cat in the known universe. Visit him at

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