Orca Book Publishers

Jacqueline Halsey

Jacqueline Halsey was born in London, England. After several globe-trotting years, she and her family discovered Nova Scotia, and they have lived there ever since. She is also the author of Peggy’s Letters, a Canadian Children’s Book Centre Our Choice starred selection that was also nominated for both the Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award and the Rocky Mountain Children’s Book Award and was an Honor Book in Ontario’s Silver Birch Express Awards. She is also the author of the celebrated Bluenose Adventure, a tale of the experiences of a ten-year-old flunky working aboard the fishing schooner Bluenose.