Real Life Places that Inspired the Places in The Forbidden Answer
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The Shelburne Inn in Seaview, WA was the inspiration for the Shellway Inn in Shyla's world.
All the children in the story attend Ilwaco Middle-High School.
The Washington State International Kite Festival is a real event in Long Beach.
Royal Ridges in Yacolt, WA inspired the camp Jeffrey works at in the summer.
Grammie Harris lives in Stevenson, WA which is on the Columbia River.
Ape Cave near Mount St. Helens is similar to the cave Shy and Harrie discovered.