AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER (from the publisher, Mcnally’s, Chapters, Amazon Canada, Amazon USA, etc). Peanut Butter and Pandemonium (Book 2)

Available April 2023 from booksellers everywhere

ABOUT THE BOOK: On Goat Loops, in the realm of Niff, Sam learns a scary new truth about the Son of the Solstice prophecy, one his long-absent mother had neglected to tell him. Not only is he destined to fight an ancient sorcerer, but it will result in his certain death. As Sam’s powers grow, he and his half-giant friend chase mysterious no-magic pockets, battle annoying, bitey dokkas, and look for a way to save the worlds—and his own skin.


The Whole Truth, a scene adapted from Peanut Butter and Chaos. featuring Clark Webster, Lyle Morris, Jeff Eyamie and Debbie McSorley

Coming Up Grimm, a scene adapted from You Don’t Have to Die in the End.
Featuring Darcy Fehr as Noah and Robyn Delaney as Eugenia.
Portrait of the Author as a Young Reader

Anita Daher is an author, screenwriter, producer, show host and actor based in Winnipeg, MB. She has been entrenched in the book publishing industry since 1995 and has been published in print, audio and e-book format in Canada, the United States, and Europe. You Don’t Have to Die in the End is her fourteenth novel, and fifteenth book. Anita presents at conferences and schools across Canada and is past Chair of the Writers Union of Canada (TWUC). When not word-wrangling she enjoys inhabiting characters on stage and screen. 

Born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Anita spent her childhood and the first two decades of her adult years moving every few years from one part of the country to the next. This wandering may have influenced her writing style. She has become known for bringing a strong sense of place into her stories. She feels that what she really writes about is “connection.”

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Wreck of the SS Copeland

Written by Anita Daher, performed by Trevor Kristjanson

Part of Anita’s school presentation featuring her middle school novel, Forgetting How to Breathe.


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