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Peanut Butter and Chaos

Anita Daher


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When twelve-year-old Sam is struck by a bolt of lightning out of a clear blue sky, he suddenly sees everything in pixels. His life is further upended by Flum, a non-binary being from a parallel world, a missing neighbour, and astonishing powers that may not last long. Science and magic collide as Sam races to solve a mystery and help Flum return home. But what happens when solving one mystery sparks another? 

Peanut Butter and Chaos is a middle grade fantasy grounded in science.

Check back soon for more information about the sequel, releasing in 2023!

Don’t miss the short film based on the novel!!

“Many young readers will relate fully to Sam’s conundrums, and both young readers and adults will relate to these characters.” – Recommended CM Review


“Peanut Butter and Chaos is an amusing, fast-paced adventure with broad appeal for young readers… whimsical, fun and a very good start to what could be a satisfying and successful series.” — Quill & Quire

Praise for You Don’t Have to Die in the End

“the characters – therapists and troubled youth alike – have an inviting combination of snarkiness and depth” — Quill & Quire

“…many serious themes are woven into the story, but there is also the wonderful appreciation of what can be achieved if only people are given the time, encouragement and incentive to work out their problems and improve their lives.” — Highly Recommended by CM Magazine

“Daher paints a vivid and convincing picture here of a young person with a complicated and tragic history attempting to straighten out her life.” – Winnipeg Free Press

“Whether reading for pleasure, escape or insight, like me, you’ll be pleased with this purchase.” The Miramichi Reader

“A provocative and compelling story that will leave you both emotionally raw, and satisfied.” — Eric Walters, author of Walking Home, The Rule of Three

“…an important read that awards girls the right and space to feel and process anger.” – Ali Bryan, 49th Shelf

Click here to listen to Anita Daher read from You Don’t Have to Die in the End on CBC Manitoba!

Watch Anita Daher read the first page of You Don’t Have to Die in the End


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Additional Information


Epub, Epub – Classroom License, Epub – Individual License, Epub – School License, Mobi, Paperback

About the Author

Anita Daher

Anita Daher is an author and actor based in Winnipeg, MB. She has been entrenched in the book publishing industry since 1995 and has sixteen books published in print, audio and e-book format in Canada, the United States. Anita is the former Chair of the Writers’ Union of Canada. When not writing, hiking, or puttering in her garden she can occasionally be found inhabiting characters on stage and screen.