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Meet Elizebeth Friedman

Asha and Baz (Book 3)

September 1, 2023 | Children's paperback
ISBN: 9781988761831
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Description

In the third book in the Asha and Baz series, readers learn about secret codes and how to break them from World War II codebreaker Elizebeth Friedman! A secret code and a mysterious prize up for grabs at school prompts Asha and Baz to once more use their magic stick to travel to the past. This time they land in 1942, where they meet Elizebeth Friedman, a codebreaker working with the US Navy. She's the perfect person to help the kids with their codebreaking challenge, but she's hard at work decoding secret messages from Nazi spies! With a navy officer pressuring Elizebeth to work quickly and the Allied war efforts at risk, the kids could be in for more than they expected in Asha and Baz Meet Elizebeth Friedman!

About this Author

Caroline Fernandez is an award-winning author of children's books, magazine feature articles and blog posts. Filed away, in her office, is an English degree from McMaster University and a Teacher of English as a Second Language Certificate. She is the author of The Adventures of Grandmasaurus (series), Asha and Baz (series), Hide and Seek: Wild Animal Groups In North America and more! Silver Birch Non-Fiction Honour Award winner and Purple Dragonfly Award winner. Caroline writes, drinks tea, and bakes in Toronto, ON. Follow on Twitter and Instagram: @ParentClub

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From a very young age in Mumbai, India, Dharmali Patel knew that she would be drawing, painting, or animating for her entire life. By age 6, her parents understood that drawing, crafting and all things creative was going to light her path, and ultimately lead her to her career as a visual artist. After mastering crayons, pastels, and finger paints... Dharmali made her way to Mumbai-Rachna Sansad School of Applied Arts, majoring in Illustration. She studied further at Vancouver Film School, where she earned her Bachelors in 2D Classical animation. In the past 20 years, she has worn the hats of Animation Director, Art Director, Visual Development Artist, Designer, and Illustrator. Every day, she loves to make art that is visually pleasing and engaging for people of all ages. Dharmali is honored that authors trust her with their beautiful words, and allow her to visually conceive the world and characters that ultimately become their books. She hopes that her imagery will inspire young minds with beautiful design, provocative lighting, and emotive characterizations that encourage a love of reading and beautiful art. Currently, Dharmali lives and works in Toronto. She is represented by Illustration Online LLC.

ISBN: 9781988761831
Format: Children's paperback
Series: Asha and Baz
Pages: 108
Publisher: Common Deer Press
Published: 2023-09-01

Reviews

A 2024 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist - Children's/Juvenile Early Readers/Chapter Books


"The accessible text and short chapters will make this book appealing to a wide variety of readers" - CM Canadian Review of Materials


"Appealing think-along adventure in codebreaking for young readers." - Editor's Pick, Booklife by Publishers Weekly


"...an intriguing novel that centers on an underlauded woman pioneer in the sciences." - Foreword Clarion Reviews

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