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Shooting of Dan McGrew, The

by (author) Robert Service

illustrated by Ted Harrison

Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Jun 1986
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jun 1986
    List Price

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Out of print

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 11
  • Grade: 1 to 6


Robert Service's ballad of love and revenge is brought to life for a new generation through Ted Harrison's vivid colors and bold, visionary images.

About the authors

Robert W. Service (1874-1958) was born in Preston, Lancashire, England, and came to Canada in 1895, eventually ending up in Yukon Territory in 1904, five years after the Klondike Gold Rush. His many books include the poetry collection The Songs of a Sourdough, the novel The Trail of '98, and the autobiography Ploughman of the Moon. Service later moved to France, where he died.

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Ted Harrison is an internationally acclaimed artist best known for his vibrant interpretations of the Canadian North. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Editorial Reviews

Words and pictures make a strong pair.

School Library Journal

Harrison offers another fine picture book edition of a Canadian classic.


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