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Peg And The Yeti

by (author) Kenneth Oppel

illustrated by Barbara Reid

Publisher
HarperCollins
Initial publish date
Oct 2006
Category
General, General, Marine Life
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780006392606
    Publish Date
    Oct 2006
    List Price
    $9.99
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780002005388
    Publish Date
    Sep 2004
    List Price
    $19.99

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Peg and the Yeti follows a plucky young heroine who resolves to climb a mountain,Yetis and all! Mega-selling children’s lit stars Kenneth Oppel and BarbaraReid have joined forces to create an award-winning, rollicking tall tale, in whichfeisty Peg never misses a beat in her quest to climb a mountain and make a friend.With an outrageous story that kids will love and vibrant Plasticine illustrations,Peg and the Yeti is an adventure that takes its young readers to glorious heights.

• Finalist for the Governor General’s Award for Illustration
• Winner of the Jean Throop Book Award (Toronto Chapter IODE)
• CLA Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Medal Honour Book
• Nominee for the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award
• Shortlisted for the Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan’s reader’s choice)

About the authors

KENNETH OPPEL is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide and was adapted into an animated TV series and stage play. Airborn won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Governor General’s Literary Award; its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller and was named Children’s Novel of the Year by The Times (London). He is also the author of Half Brother, This Dark Endeavor, Such Wicked Intent and The Boundless. Born on Vancouver Island, he has lived in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, and in England and Ireland, and now resides in Toronto with his wife and children.

WEB: www.kennethoppel.ca

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/kennethoppel

JON KLASSEN is the author-illustrator of This Is Not My Hat, winner of the Caldecott Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and I Want My Hat Back, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book. He is also the illustrator of Cats' Night Out, which won the Governor General’s Award; The Dark, a finalist for the same award; House Held Up by Trees, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book; Extra Yarn, a Caldecott Honor Book; and Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, also a Caldecott Honor Book. He created the concept art for Coraline, the stop-motion animated film based on the book by Neil Gaiman. Originally from Niagara Falls, he now lives in Los Angeles.

WEB: www.burstofbeaden.com

TWITTER: https://twitter.com/burstofbeaden

Kenneth Oppel's profile page

 

Barbara Reid réalise des illustrations avec de la pâte à modeler pour ensuite laisser le soin à son conjoint, Ian Chrisler de les photographier. Barbara a signé plusieurs livres à titre d'auteure malgré qu'elle avoue ne pas éprouver autant de plaisir à écrire une histoire qu'à l'illustrer. Elle a gagné plusieurs prix dont le prix du Gouverneur général et en 2014, le prix Libris dans la catégorie album illustré. Elle est aussi membre de l'Ordre de l'Ontario et de l'Ordre du Canada. Barbara vit à Toronto.

 

BARBARA REID is one of Canada’s most renowned creators of picture books, including Picture the Sky (Imagine le ciel), Picture a Tree, Perfect Snow and The Party. Her vibrant dimensional illustrations make her work a favourite around the world, and she has received many honours and awards, including the Governor General’s Award, the UNICEF Ezra Jack Keats Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award and CBC’s Fan Choice Award. In 2013, Barbara was made a member of the Order of Canada for her contributions to the Canadian children’s literature community. She lives in Toronto, Ontario with her husband, photographer Ian Crysler. Visit her at www.barbarareid.ca.

 

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