Jennifer McGrath with her adorable new puppy spending time in the woods exploring

In case you were curious...

My name in Jennifer. I live in New Brunswick, Canada. I like animals, exploring the outdoors, and writing stories. Sometimes I make up silly poems. Scroll down for more FUN FACTS.

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16 Fun facts about me

1. My friends and family call me ‘Jen’ for short.
2. My last name is pronounced McGraw (the -th is silent).
3. I love animals of all kinds – especially dogs and ponies.
4. I also love goats.

Jennifer McGrath spending time with Fiona, her beloved pony

5. My favourite colour is green.

6. And also teal.

7. Sometimes it’s orange.

I live by the
Petitcodiac River.

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It's nicknamed the ‘Chocolate River’ because of its muddy colour.

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I live near the Bay of Fundy. It has the highest tides in the world!

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11. There are lots of wild places to explore where I live – including woods, caves, abandoned quarries, crumbling cliffs, and beaches with really weird rocks.

Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick

12. Many of these places end up in my books.

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13. (Ok, ALL of them end up in my books.)

14. (But not all of them end up in all of my books all of the time.)

15. I have a terrible sense of direction. Sometimes I get lost when I’m exploring.
16. But that’s okay because I usually find a story or two along the way.

Jennifer McGrath finding inspiration in the woods

Happy adventures in reading!
Jennifer