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1. Merrifield, M.K., Come Sit By Me, illustrator Heather Collins An educational storybook about HIV/AIDS for children (4-8), their educators and caregivers.

  • Women's Press, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Stoddard Publishing, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Translations in French and German
  • French and English videos and posters
  • An award winning Spanish film at the Chicago Film Festival
  • Extensive reviews by C. Everett Koop, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross and National/International Education and AIDS agencies
  • Poster featured: England’s International AIDS Conference
  • Adopted as part of the Board of Ed resource curriculum in Alberta, Canada
  • Nominated for the Order of Canada
  • Placed in day-cares across Quebec, Canada
  • International interests from Russia, Japan and Europe

2. Merrifield, M.K., Morning Light, illustrator Heather Collins

An educational storybook about grief, loss and HIV/AIDS for

children (4-8) their educators and caregivers.

  • Stoddart Publishing, a subsidiary of General Publishing Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • English with French translation
  • Written at the request of the Children with Aids Project in Arizona

Both Books presented to the White House by Dave Thomas' Organization: Portfolio available of web, international, national, regional/ local television, radio and newspaper interviews: 1989-2012


3. Merrifield, M.K., I Act Like a Bully and BEA's Fleas are

books on bullying for children (4-8), their educators and caregivers.

They are currently being illustrated by two of Canada's leading

artists, Alan and Lea Daniels. Five other books are in the works.

4. Editor/Reviewer and Forward written for

Speaking About Sex,Answering the Questions Kids Will Ask

by Meg Hickling, RN      Northstone Books, Winfield, B.C. 



5. Forward to More Speaking About Sex, Answering Questions Kids Will Ask by Meg Hickling RN, awarded the Order of Canada for her work

Northstone Books, Winfield, British Columbia, Canada


6. The Full Plate Diet: helped edit the second practitioner

manual as part of the national outreach program for

community weight loss.


7. Collaborator on AIDS Chapter Raising Happy Kids in a Troubled World by Lynne S. Dumas, 

 Ballantine Books, New York, New York

8. Reviewer for Learning about AIDS: A Teacher's and Student Guide For National Grade 5-6 school curriculum Health and Welfare Canada, Public Health Department, Ottawa, Canada

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