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Meet the Author

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Fred is an award-winning author of 9 multicultural children's picture books that tell poignant, universal stories set in different countries around the world: Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and even the United States, in the communities of Maine's newest immigrants.

His first book, The Caged Birds of Phnom Penh, was named a notable book for a Global Society by the international Reading Association.

Fred is known for his lively, engaging talks with children that gently open new doors to understanding our diverse neighbors, here at home and abroad.

Fred is a retired Unitarian Minister who worked in both the United States and United Kingdom. In addition to writing children's books, he is founder and president of the Cambodian Arts and Scholarship Foundation, which helps educate girls in Cambodia. He and his wife Kitty reside in Whitefield, Maine.

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