Me & Mr. Bell

Me & Mr. Bell, A Novel

Available in many bookstores and on-line. Also available for your e-reader from Kobo, Kindle store and Apple iTunes. International customers can find the book on Amazon (ANZO:

“Eddie is a character that readers can really get behind and root for.” CM Magazine

 “Both eminently readable and decidedly memorable.” The Nashwaak Review

Shortlisted for the 2014 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award

Nominated for the 2014-2015 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award

Selected for Best Books for Kids & Teens, Spring 2014

Alexander Graham Bell, Baddeck’s most illustrious resident, and one of the world’s greatest inventors, is also famous for the greatness of his compassion. It’s 1908, and ten-year-old Eddie MacDonald shares the friendly inventor’s passion for solving problems and for taking long walks in the fields above Bras d’Or Lake. Continue»


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Nominations for Me & Mr. Bell

Philip Roy’s newest children’s novel, Me & Mr. Bell, has been nominated for a total of three awards. The CLA announced… Continue»

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