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Children's Fiction Marriage & Divorce

Just Watch Me!

by (author) Erin Silver

cover design or artwork by Catarina Oliveira

Common Deer Press
Initial publish date
Jan 2020
Marriage & Divorce, Diversity & Multicultural, Science & Technology, Friendship, School & Education, Bullying
Recommended Age
9 to 12
Recommended Grade
4 to 6
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 2020
    List Price

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Twelve-year-old Simon Rosen has qualified for the Canadian Video Game Championships in Vancouver. If he can get straight A’s in school, his parents have agreed to take him. The stakes are especially high: his parents are always fighting, and if he can just get them to Vancouver—the place where they fell in love—maybe he can save his family from the brink of divorce.

About the authors

Erin Silver is a children’s author and freelance writer with 20 years of professional industry experience. Her books include Just Watch Me, What Kids Did: Stories of Kindness and Invention in the Time of COVID-19 and Proud to Play: Canadian LGBTQ+ Athletes Who Made History. Erin's work has appeared in everything from Good Housekeeping to the Globe and Mail, among others. She has a master of fine arts in creative nonfiction from the University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a postgraduate journalism degree from Ryerson University and a bachelor of arts from the University of Toronto. Erin lives with her family in Toronto.


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CATARINA OLIVEIRA is a Portuguese illustrator living in Toronto, Ontario. After working ten years as a Graphic Designer, she redirected her career to do what she loves - illustrating children’s books. Published in Portugal and the US, her art also appears in both Chickadee and Chirp magazines.


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