Jan L Coates

Jan L. Coates is the author of several books for young readers, including A Hare in the Elephant’s Trunk, which was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award. She lives in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley with her husband, Don, and a Golden Irish dog named Charlie. For more information, visit

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A Halifax Time-Travelling Tune book

"About" via Orca Fall 2018 catalog

picture Books

travel · community · history · time
A Halifax Time-Travelling Tune


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