Lois Donovan

Author of historical time travels, THE JOURNAL and WINDS OF L'ACADIE, Lois is in demand as a speaker/presenter at literary conferences and young writers' conferences and teachers conventions. Lois grew up primarily in Riverview, New Brunswick, but has called Calgary home for many years. Currently, Lois enjoys life in Calgary with her husband, daughter, son and daughter-in-law.

Bad Bunny Marble Strikes Again

Marble has his human pets figured out well. He knows that a couple of weeks of docile innocence will lull us into casual mode, believing that Marble has perhaps outgrown his Bad Bunny stage.  It happened on a quiet day at the Donovan household. A quiet day when everyone was home. A day when EVERYONE

Reading: A Family Affair

I have now started a Grade One Readers’ Theater group with a small group of readers in my daughter’s school. What an enthusiastic group. It started me thinking about creative ways to engage children at home as well.  A family reader’s theater may seem a little “schoolish” but I bet it would be fun. There

Marble is NOT a Bad Bunny (Really)

My name is Marble, and I am the adorable, silky-furred pet of a sometimes-annoying-but-usually-loving, six-year-old little girl.  She named me Marble because of my large, marble-like brown eyes. It has come to my attention that a certain person (see www.loisdonovan.com for photo of said person), has been giving me a bad rap recently, which I

Bad Bunny Marble – So cute (not)

When we were first planning to get a bunny, I did a lot of reading online about bunnies. One entry said, “Don’t get a rabbit if you like your furniture.” I thought he was exaggerating. He wasn’t. During the year we have been cohabiting with Marble, we have learned several things about his personality. If

Bad Bunny Marble – Let the Games Begin

Even with the larger enclosure, Marble was fairly tame. Sure he hopped a little, but he didn’t like any of the bunny chew toys we bought him and for the most part he still resembled a furry rock. Little did we know he was waiting, building our confidence, biding his time. We let him run