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publisher: Kids Can Press

The Lady of Shalott

by Alfred Lord Tennyson, illustrated by Geneviève Côté

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list price: $18.95
edition:Hardcover
published: Sep 2005
ISBN:9781553378747
publisher: Kids Can Press
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The Lady of Shalott is the third book in Visions in Poetry, an award-winning series of classic poems illustrated by outstanding contemporary artists in stunning hardcover editions. Tennyson's beautiful and enigmatic poem of unrequited love, set in Arthurian England, has enthralled artists for well over a century. With her luminous illustrations, Genevi?ve C?t? weaves a refreshingly modern interpretation of this beloved poem -- one that will enchant readers of all ages.

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Alfred Lord Tennyson

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Geneviève Côté


Geneviève Côté
studied art and graphic design at Concordia University in Montreal. She has
illustrated numerous books for children. She also enjoys writing her own
stories: Quel éléphant? (What Elephant?) and Je suis là, petit Lundi (With You Always, Little Monday)
were the first books that she both wrote and illustrated. Côté's editorial
art has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe and other
publications. Her books have received three nominations for the Governor
General's Award for Illustration, one of which she went on to win. She has
also won the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award.

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Awards
  • Winner, Books for the Teen Age List, New York Public Library
Editorial Reviews

Though the poem traditionally takes us on a woman’s tragic journey toward death, the artist sees it as a happy journey toward independence.


Fans will be born of both Tennyson and Cote.


Though the poem traditionally takes us on a woman’s tragic journey toward death, the artist sees it as a happy journey toward independence.


Cote’s quiet line-and-watercolor and pastel artwork opens up the story, preserving the romance and mystery.


[L]impid and lovely.


[L]impid and lovely.


A classic poem, in an unconventional but sensitive and suitable setting.


A classic poem, in an unconventional but sensitive and suitable setting.


Cote’s quiet line-and-watercolor and pastel artwork opens up the story, preserving the romance and mystery.


Fans will be born of both Tennyson and Cote.

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