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The True Story of Trapper Jack's Left Big Toe

illustrated by Ian Wallace

Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2002
Category
General
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780761314936
    Publish Date
    Apr 2002
    List Price
    $24.95
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780761324058
    Publish Date
    Apr 2002
    List Price
    $34.95

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Trapper Jack has only nine toes. The tenth, according to Josh's new friend, Gabe, is safe inside an empty tobacco tin behind the bar at the Sourdough Saloon. This rollicking tall tale, set in the Yukon, sends two boys and a three-legged dog on an astonishing adventure.

About the author

Ian Wallace has had a distinguished career as an author and illustrator of picture books, publishing many classics such as Chin Chiang and the Dragon’s Dance, Boy of the Deeps and The Huron Carol. His visual interpretation of Canadian Railroad Trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot received three starred reviews and was named a USBBY Outstanding International Book and a Resource Links’ Year’s Best. He has won the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Mr. Christie’s Book Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award and the IODE Violet Downey Book Award. He has also been nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award and the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Ian lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife, Deb.

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