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A Salmon for Simon

by Betty Waterton, illustrated by Ann Blades

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ISBN:9780888992765
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Winner of the Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award

Simon discovers that catching a salmon is more difficult than it looks. A simple, touching and multi-award-winning story with evocative watercolor illustrations.

About the Authors
Betty Waterton was the author of nineteen children's books, including the Quincy Rumpel novels and a number of well-loved picture books. Over the course of her writing career she traveled all over Canada giving readings to children. For many years she lived on Canada's West Coast, where A Salmon for Simon, her first children's book, takes place.
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Ann Blades is one of Canada's leading illustrators. Her distinctive watercolors appear in many children's books, including A Salmon for Simon, which won the Governor General's Award for Illustration and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award. Ann now teaches kindergarten at an inner-city school in Surrey, British Columbia.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 6
Grade:
p to 2
Reading age:
3 to 6
Awards
  • Winner, Governor General's Literary Awards: Illustration
  • Winner, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award
Editorial Reviews

There is magic in the way the story is told as well as magic in Ann Blades' beautiful illustrations.

— Books in Canada

Simple, straightforward and deftly told, with impressive illustrations by Blades, Ann, one of Canada's best.

— Toronto Star

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