This summer I was both delighted and privileged to meet author/artist Andrea Spalding and her husband David in their beautiful Pender Island home. During our lovely visit over tea and gluten free chocolate cake she generously shared her story of how she came to write Solomon’s Tree.
Solomon’s Tree was written by Andrea Spalding, illustrated by Janet Wilson and created in collaboration with Tsimshian Master-Carver, Victor Reece. On a dark west coast winter night Andrea Spalding was inspired to create this heartwarming story while participating in a mask-carving workshop with Master-Carver, Victor Reece, whose work is on display in the Canadian Museum of History. Continue reading “Solomon’s Tree Book Review and Activities”