Young, Beryl

Beryl Young

Beryl Young

Ronsdale books by Beryl Young:

  1. Follow the Elephant
  2. Charlie: A Home Child’s Life in Canada

Beryl Young is the author of the best-selling young adult novel Wishing Star Summer (Raincoast, 2001) and Charlie: A Home Child’s Life in Canada (Key Porter, 2009 — available from Ronsdale Press as of spring 2011). She is a member of the Federation of BC Writers, the Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC, the Writers’ Union of Canada, and the Canadian Society of Authors, Illustrators and Performers.

She has a passion for elephants and for India where she has travelled three times in an unsuccessful search for her real life pen pal. She has three children and four grandchildren and lives in Vancouver.

To contact Beryl Young and to find out more about her work, please check her website: