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Barbara Olson

author image Barbara Olson's love of words has led her to earn a degree in French translation, to write a newspaper column on the joys and pitfalls of the English language, and most recently, to construct crossword puzzles. Her puzzles have appeared in Saturday Night Magazine, The Toronto Sun, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and have been syndicated to hundreds of websites and publications across the continent. Barbara lives in Nelson, British Columbia.


Book Cover O Canada Crosswords Book 10: 50 Themed Daily-sized Crosswords
978-0-88971-236-2 · 0-88971-236-0 · September 2009 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
"I really enjoyed the humour and challenge of these (O Canada) puzzles. Please tell me you plan to publish more." —Brenda, B.C.
Book Cover O Canada Crosswords Book 8: 75 Themed Daily-Sized Crosswords
978-0-88971-217-1 · 0-88971-217-4 · October 2007 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
Olson and Macleod's puzzles are ingrained with accents of Canadian culture: -Lion's club (CFL) -Stompin' Tom's Bud, e.g. (SPUD) -Map of Québec (CARTE) -Old Hudson's Bay Company supplier (VOYAGEUR) And infused with humour: -Old timer (SUNDIAL) -Lame excuse (BUM LEG) -One who looks like hell, but is tempting (SATAN)
Book Cover O Canada Crosswords Book 9
978-0-88971-225-6 · 0-88971-225-5 · October 2008 · Paperback
CAD$9.95 · USD$9.95
Witty themed puzzles with Canadian-flavoured clues by established puzzle creators. The ninth book in this best selling Canadian crossword series.