Benjamin and the Backyard Beast by Local Author Erin Lee
Are you ready for an adventure you’ll never forget? A young boy and his father need your help as they venture through the depths of a cold Canadian forest on their quest to find a moose! Will this creature be a monstrous beast or a gentle giant? What else awaits them in the woods?
After you’ve read the story, explore the educational bonus pack at the back of the book. Quiz yourself with comprehension questions and a search-and-find game, and learn some fun animal facts and vocabulary. The bonus material includes an informative Indigenous component, written in collaboration with an Akwesasne team.
Erin Lee invites you to get lost in her third and most exciting book yet: a true story, depicting her fondest memories of her Canadian childhood.
Erin Lee is an elementary school teacher and artist living in Long Sault, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Ottawa with an Honors degree in Fine Arts, Visual Arts. During her undergrad, Erin specialized in drawing/painting with a fascination in portraits. Art continues to play a large role in Erin’s life, as she develops a small paint party business, sells her work, and participates in art shows within her community. Erin has now found a new love of illustration, beginning with illustrating her own book, Maggie the Magnificent.