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The Wizard of Hawarden 2 Colouring Book: A Saskatchewan Fairy Tale
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Enjoy a short colouring book tale of the “wizard,” lovingly written in memory of my late husband, John Willam Ewert. Take in a humorous adventure about love, marriage and adventure while visiting parts of Saskatchewan in this Saskatchewan fairy tale.
Written by: Susan Hathiramani
Illustrations by: Karen Zvorc
Edited by: 4 Paws Games and Publishing
ISBN 13: 978-1988345857
ISBN 10: 1988345855
Paperback: "8.5x11", white paper, glossy cover.
The book can be bought on Amazon or through our store.
We'd like to welcome our newest author from Saskatchewan, Susan Hathiramani! We are working with Susan to produce a colouring book and future books for her children's book, "The Wizard of Hawarden." You can find Susan's other works on Amazon. Welcome Susan! Susan is also on Facebook.
Bio: Susan grew up on a farm near the Boreal Forest in Saskatchewan. At an early age, she developed a love for drawing, gymnastics, horses, and being outdoors with nature. After graduating from Business College, she moved to the North West Territories and worked as Travel Agent at Northland Travel. After a year passed by, she missed her family and living on the prairies. Then she decided to move back to rural Saskatchewan in 1990.
At the age of twenty-six, she met her future husband, John Ewert, who was the owner of a kitchen manufacturing company in Alvena, Saskatchewan. After a few conversations, she discovered they had both worked as Visual Merchandisers for the Eaton’s Department store in the 1980s. Then after having a cup of coffee with John, she discovered they had both shared the same Supervisor, Al Dyck, even though they had both worked in different cities. She was delighted to find out he was the display person who had set up the ‘Once Upon a Christmas’ display at the Eaton’s store in Saskatoon. In addition, John worked on the display until it was dismantled, and moved to a museum in Saskatoon. You can see the display during the Christmas season at the “Western Development Museum" in Saskatoon.
After they moved to Saskatoon, they met each once again and began dating. Then after two years passed by, they decided to make it official and were married on October 28, 1991. Throughout their years of marriage, they enjoyed sharing many common threads with each other. They both had a passion for owning small businesses. In addition, during their marriage, they enjoyed creating art, gardening, nature hikes, politics, photography and renovating old houses.
In 2004, they moved to Hawarden after a series of financial setbacks. Their friend, Gordo Pederson found them a 1906 church that was for sale. Then they sold their home in Saskatoon and purchased the former United Church of Hawarden and an Eaton's catalogue house. Together they renovated both places. After three years of living in the village of Hawarden, John decided to retire from making cabinets when his contract with ‘Pleasure-Way Industries’ was finished.
During his retirement years, he began to design a small compact wind turbine engine. He was not able to finish this project since his health began to decline. After two years of health problems, he was finally, diagnosed with terminal cancer. John lost his battle with cancer on October 24, 2007, when he passed from this world to the next, leaving, only his memories and recollections in all of our hearts.
Susan decided to have her stories illustrated, and through the internet, she found Karen Zvorc Illustration Inc. Karen agreed to illustrate the short stories, and she has magically created all of the lovely illustrations in this storybook.
About the Event
ABOUT: 4 Paws Games and Publishing are the ones holding this event. The event is meant to have a mix of authors with their books, artists, photographers, dancers, and crafters. Each table will have items for sale (and some services). Our goal is to be able to hold this event each year, while turning it into something bigger. We hope that eventually the event will be comparable to a Words in the Park, while also focusing on the arts and crafts.
WHEN: Saturday, April 8, 2017
WHERE: 513 Kirby St, Bruno, SK, Canada (Bruno Community Hall)
ENTRY COST: Free
TABLE RENTAL: Tables are $25 each and include 2 chairs. Area is table only and if you don't want a table, an empty space can be provided. Tables are 6-feet.
ENTRY DEADLINE: 30 tables set aside for crafters and 10 for the arts.
March 20, 2017 for the arts. After that, the remaining tables are first-come, first-serve. Final deadline for all is March 25, 2017
ENTERTAINMENT: If you are willing to provide some free entertainment, we may be able to work out a deal for the table. We are looking for all kinds of entertainment whether it be a reading from a book, singing with your family, playing an instrument, dancing with your dance group or a demonstration, etc. There is no entry fee and we don't charge for the entertainment.
Vendors and Entertainment
Visit our page to see a list of our vendors and entertainment. The list is updated daily as they come in.
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We want to welcome one of our newest authors, Laarni Mary. She will be putting together a cookbook through us this year. The recipes put together are created from 80% of her own ideas. She has a wonderful variety of recipes that she will be sharing in her book.
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