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Le Canada, c'est moi

by Heather Patterson, illustrated by Genevieve Cote; Jon Klassen; Barbara Reid; Marie-Louise Gay; Ashley Spires; Irene Luxbacher; Jeremy Tankard; Ruth Ohi; Qin Leng; Danielle Daniel; Eva Campbell; Cale Atkinson & Doretta Groenendyk

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Cette magnifique édition reliée, publiée initialement sous forme de recueil photographique, fait revivre la prose poétique de Heather Patterson. Sa sortie coïncide avec le 150e anniversaire du Canada et le 60e anniversaire de Scholastic Canada.

Les superbes illustrations de plus d'une douzaine des meilleurs illustrateurs du Canada et le texte simple rendent à merveille l'immensité du pays et la liberté dont les enfants bénéficient pour s'épanouir et rêver. Un excellent point de départ pour une réflexion sur l'identité canadienne et sur la diversité des milieux culturels que l'on y trouve.

 

Heather Patterson's free verse poem Le Canada, c'est moi, originally published in a photographic version, gets new life in this beautiful, illustrated hardcover timed to celebrate both Canada's 150th year and Scholastic Canada's 60th.

Beautiful illustrations and simple text seek to convey the ample space available to our children in this country, and the freedom they have to grow and dream and share. A catalyst for discussions about the Canadian identity and the infinite variety of our multicultural land.

Original title: I Am Canada

 

About the Authors

Heather Patterson

HEATHER PATTERSON is the author of Thanks for Thanksgiving, Pioneer Christmas Crafts, A Poppy Is to Remember and Canada From Above, all published by Scholastic Canada, Ltd. A former elementary school teacher and children's book editor, Heather is a fiercely proud Canadian. She lives in Etobicoke, Ontario.
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Genevieve Cote

Geneviève Côté has illustrated a number of children’s books, including The Lady of Shalott, by Tennyson, La petite rapporteuse de mots, by Danielle Simard, and her own Me and You, What Elephant? and With You, Always, Little Monday.  Her editorial art has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, l’Actualité and other such publications. She has won several honors, including the Elisabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award in 2005 and the General Governor’s Award for Illustration in 2007. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.  Visit her at www.genevievecoteillustration.com.
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Jon Klassen

Geneviève Côté has illustrated a number of children’s books, including The Lady of Shalott, by Tennyson, La petite rapporteuse de mots, by Danielle Simard, and her own Me and You, What Elephant? and With You, Always, Little Monday.  Her editorial art has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, l’Actualité and other such publications. She has won several honors, including the Elisabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award in 2005 and the General Governor’s Award for Illustration in 2007. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.  Visit her at www.genevievecoteillustration.com.
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Barbara Reid

Barbara Reid is the bestselling author and illustrator of more than a dozen picture books, and the illustrator of over twenty five. She has won the Ezra Jack Keats Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People, The Governor General’s Award for Illustration and the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award. In 2013 she became a member of the Order of Canada, and in 2015 she was named Honorary Chair of Family Literacy Day. Her book Picture the Sky won the 2018 CBC Fan Choice Award and was shortlisted for the 2018 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award.
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Marie-Louise Gay

MARIE-LOUISE GAY has won awards, including the Governor General\s Award for her children\'s book illustrations.'
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Ashley Spires grew up in the Pacific Northwest, the supposed stomping grounds of Bigfoot. She is the author and illustrator of a number of books for children, including Small Saul and the Adventures of Binky the Space Cat. She was the recipient of the 2011 Silver Birch Express Award and the 2011 Hackmatack Award for Binky the Space Cat and was shortlisted for a Joe Shuster Comics for Kids Award and an Eisner Award for Binky Under Pressure. Ashley currently lives in British Columbia.
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Irene Luxbacher is an artist and author living in Toronto, Canada. With more than fifteen years’ experience as an illustrator, Irene has received numerous awards for her children’s instructional and picture books.
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Jeremy Tankard is the bestselling authorstrator of the Grumpy Bird picture books. He has always loved comics and planned to make a career of them when he was about nine years old. He discovered the joys of Shakespeare in high school when his drama teacher cast him in a production of The Tempest. He has loved all things Shakespeare ever since. His book Yorick and Bones sees these two interests collide in the most unexpected ways. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and two children.

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RUTH OHI has illustrated more than fifty children’s books — several of which she has also written, including Fox and Squirrel, Fox and Squirrel Make a Friend, Shh! My Brother’s Napping, and Scribble. Her books have been nominated for many prestigious awards, including the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award, Mr. Christie’s Award, Chocolate Lily, Shining Willow, Blue Spruce and the Governor General’s Award. She lives with her family, and many backyard squirrels, in Toronto, Ontario. Visit her online at www.RuthOhi.com.
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Qin Leng illustrates children’s books and magazines and designs backgrounds for animated television series. She has illustrated numerous books that have been published in many countries around the world. She currently lives in Toronto with her twin sister.
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Danielle Daniel is the author and illustrator of Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox, winner of the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, finalist for the First Nation Communities Read Award and the Blue Spruce Award and one of New York Public Library's Most Notable Books of 2015. Danielle is currently working on two novels and completing an MFA in creative writing through UBC. She writes and paints in Sudbury, Ontario.

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Danielle Daniel is the author and illustrator of Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox, winner of the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, finalist for the First Nation Communities Read Award and the Blue Spruce Award and one of New York Public Library's Most Notable Books of 2015. Danielle is currently working on two novels and completing an MFA in creative writing through UBC. She writes and paints in Sudbury, Ontario.

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CALE ATKINSON is an author, illustrator, and animator. Maxwell the Monkey Barber is his fourth picture book. He is also the creator of To the Sea (Disney Hyperion) and Explorers of the Wild (Disney Hyperion), and illustrator of If I Had A Gryphon (Tundra Books). He lives in Kelowna, British Columbia.
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Doretta Groenendyk is the author/illustrator of 11 books including Hockey Morning, Noon and Night, Love You More Than Anything, You Make Me Happy, A Harbour Seal In Halifax, Step Outside, Bully 101 and I'm Writing A Story. I'm Drawing a Picture, Thank You For My Bed and Snow For Christmas were all shortlisted for the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award For Excellence In Illustration.
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Editorial Review

 

« ... ils aimeront un beau livre qui met de l'avant la diversité culturelle et géographique du Canada. Du festival des Premières Nations aux matchs de hockey sur un étang gelé, suivi par les piles de feuilles d'automne et l'aurore boréale, ce livre représente le Canada dans toute sa beauté. » — Today's Parent

 

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