Author Tags: Kidlit & Young Adult
Gillian Meghan Walters is a local author and single mother who decided to write her first children's book after her son rescued a harbour seal pup. Walters is an author, artist and Registered Clinical Counsellor.
The first in a planned series, King Zoom and the Great Seal Pup Rescue ($19.99 Mindfulspace Publishing) takes place on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. King Zoom and his cousins are enjoying their last day of summer vacation. While playing at the beach they discover a starving harbour seal pup. Feeling anxious and excited, they wonder what to do? King Zoom’s adventure begins after getting expert advice from the Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre. This illustrated children’s book follows the rescue, rehabilitation and release of a harbour seal pup. The story provides an educational component on harbour seals while teaching mindful and compassionate behaviour to young readers.
King Zoom and the great seal pup rescue (2015 Mindfulspace Publishing)