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Fogo: My Favourite Corner of the Earth Book Launch

28 May
Keith is a young boy living on the picturesque island of Fogo, Newfoundland. Over one special summer, he gets to know an old family friend who is in Fogo as an artist-in-residence. This friendship teaches Keith to look at his home with new eyes.Fogo: My Favourite Corner of the Earth will be officially launched with the following events:Tuesday, May 29, 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm  - Fogo Island Public Library - Book signing and reading with Dawn Baker. Everyone is welcome to attend!Wednesday, May 30, - Dawn will be reading to the elementary students at Fogo Island Central Academy and signing copies of the book.Cluster Weekend of Book Signings in St. John's will be as follows:Friday, June 82:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Costco5:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Coles, Avalon MallSaturday, June 910:00 am - 12:00 noon - Costco1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Chapters3:00 pm - 4:30 pm - Coles, Village Shopping CentreDawn Baker has now sold over 100,000 copies of her books! Fogo: My Favoutrite Corner of the Earth will delight children and adults the same  with this sweet story and colourful illustrations, as they learn about Fogo and the artists that visit. Dawn has included a glossary to help readers learn more about Fogo, including words and phrases that are used in this book.For further information, please call Flanker Press at (709) 739-4477 ext # 22 ( 1-866-739-4420 ) or visit the Flanker Press website at www.flankerpress.com/the-latest/events.

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About Flanker Press
Turning pages since 1994

Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.

Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.

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PO Box 2522, Station C
St. John's, NL A1C 6K1

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We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation for our publishing activities.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.