An award-winning children's author from New Brunswick, Jennifer has written two middle-school adventure novels, and two picture books. She is currently at work on a number of other creative projects. An enthusiastic and animated workshop presenter, Jennifer is a popular visitor to school classrooms.
Jennifer studied English at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia before going on to earn an MA in English Literature with a Directed Study in Children's Literature from the University of Victoria in British Columbia.
Jennifer lives in Moncton, NB. She loves animals, books, music, movies, theatre, story-telling, costumes, jokes, and, of course…chocolate!
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"My family name, McGrath, is actually pronounced ‘McGraw.” (as in, rhymes with ‘Quick Draw.’) The th is silent. It’s the old, Irish pronunciation from back in the day -- way, waaay back when the McGraths were bards. (Yes, we've been story-tellers for that long!) It's not uncommon to hear McGrath pronounced "McGraaaaa" in Cape Breton, Newfoundland, and other parts of the Atlantic Canada. "