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EveryBody's Different on EveryBody Street

by Sheree Fitch, illustrated by Emma FitzGerald

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list price: $22.95
edition:Hardcover
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published: April 2018
ISBN:9781771086004
publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Description

If ever you go travelling
On EveryBody Street
You'll see EveryBody's Different
Than EveryOne you meet

Sheree Fitch's playful words lead you into this beautiful children's book and invite you to celebrate our gifts, our weaknesses, our differences, and our sameness. Fitch displays her wit and mastery of words in quick, rollicking rhymes that are complemented by Emma Fitzgerald's lively illustrations. EveryBody's Different on EveryBody Street was originally produced in 2001 as a fundraiser to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the Festival of Trees in support of the Nova Scotia Hospital and to raise awareness for mental illness and addiction.

 

About the Authors
Sheree Fitch

Sheree Fitch's first two books, Toes in My Nose (1987) and Sleeping Dragons All Around (1989), launched her career as a poet, rhymster, and a “kind of Canadian female Dr. Seuss.” Fitch has won almost every major award for Canadian childrenÕs literature since then, including the 2000 Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work Inspirational to Canadian Children. She has over twenty-five books to her credit, including her bestselling and critically praised adult novel, Kiss the Joy As It Flies (2008). Fitch's home base is the East Coast of Canada.

Visit her at: shereefitch.com

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EMMA FITZGERALD was born in Lesotho, a small mountainous kingdom in Southern Africa. Her early travels have given her a large appetite for adventure. Combining her interest in people and places, Emma followed a career path that was part architecture, part art. She received her BFA in Visual Art at the University of British Columbia, spending her third year at L?Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, where she honed her drawing skills. She then completed her undergraduate and master's degrees in Architecture at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She has worked in architecture offices in Johannesburg, South Africa, and across Canada.

While working in Gambia, Emma took students onto the streets of their own communities, using sketching as their primary learning tool. When she returned to Halifax, drawing became an act of connecting with the many stories and unofficial histories of the area, a custom during her travels, but never before in Halifax. This laid the groundwork for her new book.

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
4 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Editorial Reviews

"With a style reminiscent of Quentin Blake, FitzGerald's illustrations of people letting their freak flag fly complement Fitch's exuberant, playful, and poignant rhymes." —Quill & Quire (Toronto, ON)


"Fitch's lyrical prose is enhanced by the very beautiful illustrations of Emma FitzGerald. The illustrations are done in bold and bright colors, and are very rich in detail which provides a superb backdrop for this poem about individual differences." —Canadian Materials Magazine (Winnipeg, MB)

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