Emily & the Captain: A Woody Point Story

Noelle Hall

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ISBN: 9780968500422

Emily & the Captain: A Woody Point Story

  Author:   Noelle Hall  
  Artist :   Mel D’Souza    
  Publisher:  Downhomer

Santana, an evil sea imp, has sealed Capt. Woody McKenzie in the Woody Point lighthouse (Bonne Bay, NF). But Captain Woody isn’t just in the lighthouse, he’s part of it!

Glow-ria, the northern light becomes the Captain’s guardian angel. She tells the Captain the secret to breaking the spell but he cannot reveal it to anyone. Emily must discover the secret for herself, in her own heart.

The years pass and there seems to be no way to save the Captain. Then the Wood Point lighthouse is due to be torn down. Something has to be done now!

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9780968500422
Item DH0011
Published on January 1 2000
Language eng
Pages 40
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight165(g)
Noelle Chason Hall is the daughter of a Newfoundlander and an American serviceman. Most of her summers growing up were spent in Woody Point, Bonne Bay, on the western shores of Newfoundland. She attended Memorial University in St. John’s, NF. Noelle’s first book, Emily and the Captain: A Woody Point Story is now a Canadian bestseller. She was honoured in March 2002, to be one of the authors to give a reading and talk at the Virginia Book Festival, which takes place in Charlottesville, VA. Noelle, a member of the Virginia State Reading in Education Assoc. and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, is an avid promoter of literary and spends as much time as possible touring in areas of Canada and the United States, visiting schools and raising funds for libraries. Noelle lives in Spotsylvania, VA, with her husband Gregory, but spends as much time as she can at her house in Woody Point, NF, which in her heart she calls “home.”

Mel D’Souza is an illustrator and cartoonist for the Downhome Magazine. Mel lives in Brampton, Ontario but travels frequently and extensively across Newfoundland and Labrador. His ability to capture the essence of a story in pictures is reflected in the delightful sketches that illustrate this book.