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Children's Fiction Music

Some Creatures Have All the Luck!

Antonio Vivaldi

other primary creator I Musici de Montréal & Colm Feore

by (author) Ana Gerhard

illustrated by Marie Lafrance

Publisher
The Secret Mountain
Initial publish date
May 2021
Category
Music, Europe
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9782924774847
    Publish Date
    May 2021
    List Price
    $22.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 7 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 4

Description

Little does Minim know that this task is fraught with danger, since there happens to be a tomcat in the building who is always on the lookout for the next meal. Luckily, it’s also home to the great composer Antonio Vivaldi, whose music will prove to be irresistible! Included are introductory notes on the composer along with recordings of the narrated story and the composition “Concerto for Winter” from “The Four Seasons.” A unique code for the digital download of the recordings is also included.

About the authors

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Timothy Findley is one of Canada’s best-loved and most enduring writers. He is the author of numerous best-selling novels, short story collections and plays. His awards include the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Edgar Award, and the Canadian Booksellers Assocation Author of the Year Award. Timothy Findley divides his time betwen his new Stratford, Ontario, home and the south of France. His best-selling novels include The Wars, Not Wanted on the Voyage, Headhunter, and The Telling of Lies. Timothy Findley was born in 1930 in Toronto. As a young man, he studied dance and later, with considerable success, acting. With his third novel, The Wars 鴅7), Findley received both recognition as a major Canadian writer and the Governor General’s Award. During this early stage of his writing career, Findley also wrote scripts for television, radio, and film. Findley’s work has been widely translated and he has achieved and international reputation. His awards and honours include the Canadian Authors Association Award, the Order of Canada, and the Trillium Award, and he has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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Marie Lafrance est née à Québec. Après des études en graphisme et un long séjour aux États-Unis, elle décide de se consacrer à l'illustration. Ses œuvres lui ont valu des nominations au prix du Gouverneur général et elle a remporté le Prix Ruth et Sylvia Schwartz de littérature jeunesse pour le livre Une poule pour Izzy Pippik qu'elle a illustré. Marie vit à Montréal.

 

MARIE LAFRANCE has spent her whole life drawing pictures, at first to keep from biting her nails, then for magazines, newspapers, posters, billboards and board games. Now she illustrates picture books, including The Lady with the Books, Oscar Lives Next Door, and Bunny the Brave War Horse. Her book A Hen for Izzy Pippik won the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award. Marie lives in Montreal, Quebec.

 

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