The soothing rhythms and sounds of the words of this story will work their magic on children at bedtime. Written by award-winning author Deirdre Kessler and illustrated by the talented young artist Christina Patterson, this book evokes a quiet nighttime in Prince Edward Island-a perfect going-to-bed story. Dreamtimeis sure to be a classic of the 21st century.
About the authors
Deirdre Kessler. Charlottetown writer Deirdre Kessler is the author of five children's novels and five picture books, as well as poetry, plays, non-fiction and radio documentaries. She teaches children's literature and creative writing at the University of Prince Edward Island. "Home for Christmas" was published as an illustrated book by Pottersfield Press (1989) and appears here by permission of the publisher and the author.
A and MBA,Shaun Patterson’s professional experience working in the creative field has taken him from designing multimedia collateral for Fortune 500 companies to creating art and producing video games for some internationally recognizable brands such as Six Flags, A&E and National Geographic. As a freelancer Shaun has produced high quality pieces of art and illustration ranging from children’s books, album covers, board game art and numerous private commissions. Shaun works both traditionally and digitally, and has a real love for doing genre work. Originally hailing from Barrie Ontario, Shaun and his wife Christina (also an artist) have made P.E.I. their home over the last five years and find the island to be a constant source of inspiration for them. Visit his website at www.shaunpatterson.com.
Missing SomethingAnother book that I really wanted to like, but just couldn't. I found the text just didn't flow like other books we have read in a similar style. We did very much enjoy the pictures.
But the end of the book, I felt like I had either missed something or it ended a bit too soon.
Other titles by Deirdre Kessler
Danger - Keep Out!
The Charlottetown Conference
Lobster in My Pocket
A Foal, Five Kittens and Confederation
Lucy Maud Montgomery's Favourite Places
Lobster in my Pocket 2nd edition
Anne: La Maison aux pignons verts récits pour jeunes lecteurs
Recits pour jeunes lecteurs
Lena and the Whale
Gifts to Last
Christmas Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland