Welcome to Camden Falls by Ann M. Martin


Welcome to Camden Falls by Ann M. Martin

Flora and Ruby don't want to move to Camden Falls - but they don't have a choice. Their parents are dead and their grandmother, Min, is taking them in. It's strange to be somewhere new, but luckily it's a very welcoming place. Min runs a sewing store on Main Street, and there Flora and Ruby learn that some friendships can be just as important as family. This heartfelt new series follows two sisters who are rebuilding their lives and their sense of belonging in a characterful community that's there to help them.

About the Author

Ann M. Martin

Ann Matthews Martin was born on August 12, 1955. She grew up in Princeton, New Jersey, with her parents and her younger sister, Jane. After graduating from Smith College, Ann became a teacher and then an editor of children's books. She's now a full-time writer.

Ann gets the ideas for her books from many different places. Some are based on personal experiences, while others are based on childhood memories and feelings. Many are written about contemporary problems or events. All of Ann's characters, even the members of the Baby-sitters Club, are made up. But many of her characters are based on real people. Sometimes Ann names her characters after people she knows, and other times she simply chooses names that she likes.

Ann has always enjoyed writing. Even before she was old enough to write, she would dictate stories to her mother to write down for her. Some of her favourite authors at that time were Lewis Carroll, P. L. Travers, Hugh Lofting, Astrid Lindgren, and Roald Dahl. They inspired her to become a writer herself.
Since ending the BSC series in 2000, Ann’s writing has concentrated on single novels, many of which are set in the 1960s.

After living in New York City for many years, Ann moved to the Hudson Valley in upstate New York where she now lives with her dog, Sadie, and her cats, Gussie, Pippen and Woody. Her hobbies are reading, sewing, and needlework. Her favourite thing to do is to make clothes for children.

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192 pages


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Publication date

1st May 2007



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