Canadian Children's Author

Works In Progress

Blue's Rocky Mountain Christmas

A spirited Basset Hound and his family experience the magic of Christmas in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.  


Publication Date: November 1, 2017

Now available at select stores! 

Blue & Stewie's Central Canadian Adventure

Blue the Basset Hound and his new brother Stewie make their way through the Prairies to the family cabin in northern Ontario.


Publication Date: June 1, 2018

Rocco & Riley's Northern Alberta Roadtrip

Blue's doggie cousins Rocco and Riley take the winter ice road to Fort Chipewyan, northern Alberta. 


Publication Date: February 1, 2019

The Blue Team

Cynthia O'Donnell - Author

Author Cynthia O'Donnell is very excited to introduce The Blue Series, an original children's series showcasing Canada's incredible natural beauty, a charming cast of adorable pets, and the true meaning of family.

Amanda Cottrell - Illustrator

The Blue Series is being illustrated by Amanda Cottrell, or Art Mindfulness and Creativity. The illustrations shown on this website are original and protected works of art by Amanda Cottrell.

Bluester Books - Publisher

The Blue Series is being published by Bluester Books, a Canadian company dedicated to writing, editing, and creating. Blue's Mountain Christmas is now available in print and as digital copies through iBooks.

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