Amber Harvey on January 31, 2010 at 11:26 PM said:
Dear Paige. Thank you so very, very much.
Paige on January 31, 2010 at 12:08 PM said:
i was a student of Mrs.Harvey when she Taught kindergarten grade 1 at Quadra and i have read this book she wrote Mrs.Harvey if you are reading this i think you have an amzing ability to write!!!!! Paige L

Becky Canterbury on September 21, 2009 at 08:29 AM said:

I am full of admiration for you,Amber. Your writing is beautiful and you have the most generous spirit. Seeing you with your grandchildren was such a treat. You were surrounded by so many people who's lives you have enriched, mine included.xoxoxo

Amber Harvey on July 4, 2009 at 06:43 PM said:

Madeline, it was great meeting you and seeing the photos. Thank you! I really hope you'll enjoy the second book as much as the first.
L. W. on June 21, 2009 at 03:00 PM said:
"Mayne Island Aliens" brings back memories of my first years in High School. There were three Japanese girls in my class, and I shared a locker with one of them - P. K. When the war broke out with Japan, the girls were first of all interned in Vancouver, and then went further inland, P. ending up in Calgary with relatives. They used to write me letters, and as Class President, I used to read them to the class, until one day one of the girls complained we shouldn't be reading these letters, as they were our enemy. So I discontinued sharing them with the class, however continued exchanging letters for quite some time. Eventually, we lost touch with each other, but I often think of them.

Amber Harvey on June 15, 2009 at 07:12 PM said:


Hi Kim, You can send them to my home address or bring them with you this summer. I'll be having my book launch at Miners Bay Books on July 11th. Let me know which you'd prefer, and I'll give you my address if you want it.

Kim Kasprick-Westby on June 11, 2009 at 08:41 AM said:
We're looking forward to reading your new book!! Hopefully we can see you again at the market on Mayne this summer!
Kim Kasprick-Westby on June 11, 2009 at 08:31 AM said:
Hi Amber~ I would love to send those to you, where can I send them? Kim
Amber on June 6, 2009 at 01:17 PM said:
To Kim Kasprick-Westby, I'd love to see a copy of the report and photo of the diorama. Would you consider sending these to me?
Amber on April 30, 2009 at 10:01 PM said:
I'm delighted when I hear that people are enjoying my writing. I'm looking forward to visiting classes and reading my newest book, Mayne Island Aliens.
Kim Kasprick-Westby on April 12, 2009 at 07:15 PM said:
Hi Amber, I bought my daughter your book, 'Magda's Mayne Island Mystery' while we were on Mayne a couple summers ago, and she loved it so much she did a novel study on it for school. She also did an adorable diorama. So, I read the book too, and I just loved it!! Thanks!

 Sonja on March 15, 2009 at 08:10 PM said:

  Amber, you're amazing! Writing two books at once and maintaining a website too! Not to mention all the other things you do. I'll bet you don't have any problem getting to sleep at night. Well, do it while you're young, as my father-in-law always used to say.
Greta on January 19, 2009 at 09:00 AM said:
Amber, I love your web page! This is the first time that I have been here and it is put together beautifully! I'll be back again!

 Mirra on January 14, 2009 at 01:05 PM said:

Good afternoon. Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. I am from Canada and too bad know English, give true I wrote the following sentence: "There are some other things besides the bulb and the can that shape the light pattern."

With best wishes ;-), Mirra.

 Susannah and Leslie on April 29, 2008 at 09:20 AM said:

  Hi Amber, We're here at Lansdowne this morning and Susannah just told me about your new book. She saw it in Quadra Elementary's library. This is exciting news! Not only are you a song writer, but a book writer too. Congratulations! We will obtain a copy for Lansdowne very soon.




I'm so in love with your books. Their amazing. You're so creative. I've always thought that though. Keep up the good work. Maybe one day I'll be like you.

Best wishes for the new year.


(keep up all the great work on your wonderful stories. :) thank you for putting so much time and effort in it !! i really appreciate being able to read a book by my favourite teacher :)  )



Pat M. writes: Magda's Mayne Island Mystery is a wonderful, thought-provoking story; for adults, too!  It is special not only for the emotions, activities and thoughts, but for the sharing of the special "pieces" of nature on Mayne.

Jane T. says: "Whew!!  I just read Magda. It was so suspenseful I had to read fast."

Kim Kasprick-Westby says:
I bought my daughter your book, Magda's Mayne Island Mystery while we were on Mayne a couple summers ago, and she loved it so much she did a novel study on it for school. She also did an adorable diorama. So, I read the book too, and I just loved it!! Thanks!

Wayne T. says: "It's exactly the sort of adventure I loved to read when I was a child."

Ingrid M. says:  "Shows a deep understanding of the psychology of a young girl dealing with the deaths of her father and brother and the moral dilemmas and mixed loyalties she experiences."

Leanne D. says: What do you do when your "so-called best friends" invade your privacy and ridicule what you hold dear? Well, if you're Magda you embark on an adventure that calls on your cunning and requires your bravery. Magda's Mayne Island Mystery was a page turning adventure that I throughly enjoyed.

Renee O. says: "It is simply, perfectly, exquisite, every word of it."

Laurel R. says: "I'll be looking forward to the following adventures."



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