Patrick Bowman was born in Ottawa and grew up in Toronto. After writing software for twenty years, he slipped the corporate bonds to become a full-time children’s author. The trilogy, “Odyssey of a Slave,” grew out of his long-time interest in the Greek classics. Torn from Troy, the first volume in the trilogy, received rave reviews from the schools. Patrick lives in Toronto with his wife and two daughters. For more information about Patrick Bowman and his work, visit patrickbowman.ca.
Founded in 1988, Vancouver’s Ronsdale Press is dedicated to publishing books from across Canada, books that give Canadians renewed insight into themselves and their country. Selecting books across all writing styles, age groups, and genres, Ronsdale aims to publish the best ... Read more
Parents rejoice! Kids are headed back to school everywhere in Canada next week. To soften the blow for your young bookworm, here are six YA titles that span Arithmetic to Zoology (but curiously leave out Arithmetic and Zoology).
School's almost out and the kids are going to need something to read this summer to keep their brains active. Luckily, the Odyssey of a Slave series written by Patrick Bowman, published by Ronsdale Press, came to an epic conclusion recently so the kids can get the whole story, ... Read more
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