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Toes in My Nose

And Other Poems

by Sheree Fitch, illustrated by Sydney Smith

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list price: $19.95 USD
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published: Aug 2014
ISBN:9781551099392
publisher: Nimbus Publishing
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Toes in my Nose is the book that helped launch Sheree Fitch’s career as Canada’s premier nonsense poet. Hers are some of the best-loved poems and characters in children’s literature. In this twenty-fifth-anniversary edition, award-winning illustrator Sydney Smith’s new illustrations hilariously portray a neighborhood of kids flying to the moon, playing the banjo with orangutans and bathing with submarines. Toes in my Nose will introduce a whole new generation to Sheree Fitch’s magnificent feats of imagination.

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Sheree Fitch

Sheree Fitch's first two books, Toes in My Nose (1987) and Sleeping Dragons All Around (1989), launched her career as a poet, rhymster, and a “kind of Canadian female Dr. Seuss.” Fitch has won almost every major award for Canadian childrenÕs literature since then, including the 2000 Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work Inspirational to Canadian Children. She has over twenty-five books to her credit, including her bestselling and critically praised adult novel, Kiss the Joy As It Flies (2008). Fitch's home base is the East Coast of Canada.

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Sydney Smith was born in rural Nova Scotia and has been drawing from an early age. Since graduating from NSCAD University, he has illustrated numerous children’s books, including the highly acclaimed wordless picture book Sidewalk Flowers, conceived by Jon Arno Lawson, which won a Governor General’s Award, among many other honours, and was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book. He is also the illustrator of Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz, for which he was awarded the Kate Greenaway Medal, and which won the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Prize. Small in the City is the first picture book that Sydney has written as well as illustrated. He lives and works in Toronto with his wife and son.

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4 to 8
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