Children’s Writer Shares Enthusiasm

Children’s Writer Shares Enthusiasm

Children’ s Writer Shares


         Nanoose Bay author Mary Laudien is having a blast writing humorous, contemporary novels for anyone who loves their pet.

She shares that enthusiasm with young readers at the Wellington Library’s Summer Reading Club Thursday(July 5 ) at 2 p.m.

Laudien, a retired principal from West Vancouver, is writing the third book in her Frenchie series, aimed at nine to 12-year-olds, ages that she believes engage in reading through humorous books they relate to personally.

In the first book, Ethan enlists the aid of his quirky grandmother, and a following of bloggers, to realize his dream of owning a French bulldog. Misadventures ensue, including a bargain dogwash business in his mother’s laundry room, all shared nightly on his blog.

The sequel sees Ethan and his mom with not just one, but two puppies to train .

The books are available at CHAPTERS as well as Nanaimo Maps and Charts.

To register for the summer reading program, please contact the library at 250-758-5544. The Wellington branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library is located at 3032 Barons Rd.

For more information on Laudien’s books, or to read the bulldog blog, please visit

Thank you to the Nanaimo News Bulletin for running this article!  Wouldn’t it be fun to have the Wellington Library packed with doggie people who love to read?  Join me for some laughs and some free Frenchie Give-Aways.  And don’t forget, participants at the Frenchie series presentation can enter the Blog Comment Contest to try out your blogging skills!

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