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Children's Fiction Imagination & Play

King of Keji

by (author) Jan Coates

illustrated by Patsy MacKinnon

Publisher
Nimbus Publishing
Initial publish date
May 2015
Category
Imagination & Play
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781771082815
    Publish Date
    May 2015
    List Price
    $12.95

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Description

Jacob's brother, Ben, is always king of the castle. Jacob is tired of being the dirty rascal!

Jacob and his grandfather decide to set out on a camping trip to Nova Scotia's Kejimkujik National Park. There, they find lots of hidden treasure fit for a king, like emeralds (the green of a hemlock’s foliage), amber (the eyes of a deer), and diamonds (in the sky).

Jacob even builds himself a crown, and it isn't long before Gramps declares Jacob the King of Keji!

About the authors

Jan L. Coates is the author of numerous books for young readers, including A Hare in the Elephant's Trunk, a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award and the Ann Connor Brimer Award, as well as a USBBY Outstanding International Book. Her middle grade novels have been finalists for the Ann Connor Brimer Award, the Violet Downey Award, and the Hackmatack Children's Choice Award. Sky Pig received the 2017 Lillian Shepherd Award for Illustration and was shortlisted for a Willow Award. She lives, writes, and teaches in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

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Patsy MacKinnon is the illustrator of Heartsong and The Village of Wood Duck. A member of the prestigious Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, Patsy lives in New Waterford, Nova Scotia.

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