Meet Lucy Maud Montgomery --- world-famous author. The story of her dedication to her craft and the creation of Anne of Green Gables, her best-loved novel, is told in level-appropriate language and detailed illustrations. A Level 3 first reader.
John Mantha has illustrated 14 previous books, including The Kids Book of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada, which was nominated for a B.C. Book Prize. He lives in Toronto.
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Of the many books that Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) penned, she is best known for Anne of Green Gables, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2008. Did you know that this famous and world-renowned story was rejected by several publishers before one agreed to publish it? Coloured illustrations and quick facts about the late Canadian author are included.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.