About the Book
Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Neyda H. Long holds a B.A in Psychology from the Universidad Católica Andres Bello, a Masters in Psychology from Simon Bolivar University and another in Education from the University of New Brunswick (UNB). She obtained a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from the University of New Brunswick in the Human Rights and Citizenship Education Program. She won the Magee-Third Century Post graduate Merit Award (UNB 1999-2001) and a Doctoral Fellowship in Canadian Citizenship and Human Rights (St. Thomas University, 2001-2002), She was awarded with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for her work related with the integration of Latin-Canadians in Canada. This is her first children’s story. She has been writing since she was a university student.