Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 10
- Grade: 1 to 5
Homecoming. Separated by war, a small boy meets his father for the first time and finds they have been connected by love all along.
This is a vibrant children's book written by award-winning Saskatchewan country music artist Marny Duncan-Cary, based on the song from her debut album, Reason for Bein'. Beautifully illustrated by Megan Mansbridge.
About the authors
Marny Duncan-Cary is a singer/songwriter/author whose music and words convey the heart of her life in southern Saskatchewan. Her debut album, Reason For Bein’, was released to national critical acclaim and earned four Saskatchewan Country Music Awards. Marny’s other books, Linger and the award-winning Who’s That Man? are extensions of her songs. Marny is proud to hold an education degree from the First Nations University. She lives with her husband near Lumsden, Saskatchewan, in their recently emptied nest. www.marnyduncancary.com
Illustrator Megan Mansbridge draws inspiration from the quiet beauty of the Qu'Appelle Valley of southern Saskatchewan. Her art reflects a love of the natural environment and her concern that it remain a healthy place in which to live and to raise children.