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Frieda Wishinsky's parents emigrated to Canada from Europe after the end of World War II. She began writing as a child. She majored in international relations in university, and then enrolled in an M.S. program in special education. She became a special education teacher and has worked for more than 25 years in three countries. While on a two-month sabbatical with her husband in Eugene, Oregon, she began writing books for children and young adults. She found success with her first work, the picture book Oonga Boonga (1990), and has been a prolific author of more than 60 books since then, winning numerous awards
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