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Nova Scotia Loves Gus

by (author) Doretta Groenendyk

Acorn Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2024
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2024
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2


Meet Nova Scotia's cherished, 100 year-old tortoise, Gus. Celebrated, supported and adored by visitors to the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History this sweet, illustrated story of the century long life of Gus will become a family and museum favourite.

About the author

Doretta Groenendyk, a painter, writer, and teacher, lives with her husband and three children on a small spot of land in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. Doretta is the author and illustrator of several children’s books by both The Acorn Press and Nimbus Publishing. Snow for Christmas, Thank You for My Bed, and I’m Drawing a Picture, have been shortlisted for the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Illustration. She also co­wrote Spin to Sea with her daughter Izra Fitch.

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