Nilanka Maldeniya wrote her debut picture book My Favorite Place while daydreaming about her favorite place during a boring legal meeting. She’s a lawyer by day and usually writes contracts. Nilanka is the author of two picture book series, My Favorite and Riana’s Adventures. She has also written several standalone picture book titles.
Born in Sri Lanka, Nilanka did half her growing up in the United Arab Emirates, and the other half in Canada. She has eventfully travelled England, Ireland, Italy, Greece, Hawaii and Japan. Now she lives in California with her husband and two funny little girls.
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My Favorite Place
by Nilanka Maldeniya
Who doesn't love a day at the beach?! With its soothing rhythm and detailed illustrations set in a familiar and much-loved natural environment, this book will make readers of all ages feel like they're splashing in the waves! Spark a creative discussion afterwards with the question: What is YOUR favorite place and why?
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