Helen Mason B.A. (English), B.Ed. (Special Education), M.Sc.Ed. (Outdoor Teacher Education)
Helen has always loved reading and from a young age was a frequent visitor to both her church and public libraries. After teaching elementary school for eight years, she developed a freelance writing career, selling articles to magazines throughout North America and in Asia. Between 1988 and 2013, she edited and later managed the development of educational materials for use in the schools. These included videos, books, teacher guides, and online products.
Helen has authored 23 non-fiction books, five of them published in 2013. She has also written a career series for young people that is currently in production. She is retired, enjoying her twin grandsons, and working on two novels for young readers. Her blog on reading to children is available at http://soundsforfun.ca/category/parent-notes/reading-chair/.