When Anika first learns about the Saint Paul Winter Carnival-with kings and queens and Vulcans dressed in red-she knows there's something magical about it. But when she's given seven old coins that lead her and her friends on a mysterious treasure hunt she discovers it's even more wondrous than she imagined.
Join Anika and her friends as the Legend of the Winter Carnival comes to life with two rival kings Boreas Rex and Vulcanus Rex and a whole lot of fun!
Kris Haslund is an educator with over forty years of experience with a M.A. and Education Specialist in Gifted Education. She loves teaching kids of all ages how to use their creative thinking powers to benefit our world.
Any spare time finds Kris up North hiking boating and cross-country skiing along Lake Superior. She is an avid gardener and traveler and appreciates creative "good things" like musical performances plays art and puppetry. She loves to read and shares her therapy dog Legacy at schools and libraries where kids read books to her.
This is Kris' first book and she has many more bubbling around in her imagination!