Approaching the Other in Twelve Canadian Picture Books

  • Debra Dudek University of Winnipeg

Abstract

Books Reviewed: Bushey, Jeanne. Orphans in the Sky. Illus. Vladyana Krykorka. Calgary: Red Deer, 2004. $19.95 hc. ISBN 0-88995-291-4. Carling, Amelia Lau. Sawdust Carpets. Toronto: Groundwood, 2005. $16.95 hc. ISBN 0-88899-625-X. Ellis, Sarah. Ben Over Night. Illus. Kim LaFave. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2005. $19.95 hc. ISBN 1-55041-807-6. Graham, Georgia. A Team Like No Other. Calgary: Red Deer, 2004. $19.95 hc. ISBN 0-88995-290-6. Johnson, E. Pauline. The Lost Island. Illus. Atanas Matsoureff. Vancouver: Simply Read, 2004. $22.95 hc. ISBN 1-894965-07-8. McLellan, Stephanie Simpson. Leon’s Song. Illus. Dianna Bonder. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2004. $19.95 hc. ISBN 1-55041-813-0. Moore, Sean. Always Run Up the Stairs. Vancouver: Simply Read, 2003. $19.95 hc. ISBN 1-894965-05-1. Munsch, Robert. Smelly Socks. Illus. Michael Martchenko. Markham, ON: Scholastic, 2004. 30 pp. $6.99 pb. ISBN 0-439-96707-4. Parlato, Stephen. The World That Loved Books. Vancouver: Simply Read, 2003. $22.95 hc. ISBN 1894965-04-3. Pogorelsky, Antony. The Little Black Hen. 1829. Illus. Gennady Spirin. Retold by Elizabeth James. Vancouver: Simply Read, 2003. $23.95 hc. ISBN 1-894965-03-5. Weller, Duncan. Night Wall. Vancouver: Simply Read, 2005. $19.95 hc. ISBN 1-894965-13-2. ---. Spacesnake. Vancouver: Simply Read, 2004. $19.95 hc. ISBN 1-89496-509-4.
Published
2009-10-28
Section
Views, Reviews & Interviews / Points de vue, comptes rendus, entrevues