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How to Really Say the Name in Aaron Shepard’s

Master Maid
A Tale of Norway

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I have a Norwegian friend named Lief—pronounced “LEEF”—and when I wrote my picture book, I assumed that the name Leif was just another spelling of it. Wrong! Even authors can make big mistakes. Here’s how to really say it.—Aaron

Leif | LAFE

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Master Maid
A Tale of Norway
Told by Aaron Shepard
Illustrated by Pauline Ellison