When Emily Carr Met Woo

(Author) (Illustrator)

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$19.95  $18.35
Pajama Press
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9.1 X 0.5 X 10.7 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author

Monica Kulling has published over thirty-five titles for children, among them In the Bag! Margaret Knight Wraps it Up, selected by the Smithsonian as one of Ten Great Science Books for Kids. Her books have been regularly nominated for awards, including ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Award for All Aboard! Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine and the SYRCA Shining Willow Award for Lumpito and the Painter from Spain, which is also a Bank Street Best Book.
Dean Griffiths is a popular picture book artist with more than 25 titles to his name. His many awards include the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Book Prize for Maggie Can't Wait and the Chocolate Lily Award for Ballerinas Don't Wear Glasses. His most recent book, Bad Pirate, won the Rainforest of Reading Award. Dean lives in Duncan, British Columbia, with his daughter.


This captivating picture book biography, written with elegance and straightforward simplicity, artfully captures Emily Carr's passion for her craft, as well as her love for animals. End notes and an archival photograph add depth and historical details and provide a great introduction for young artists.--The National Reading Campaign
Through simple, accessible text complemented by bright, engaging watercolors, Kulling has written a charming story about an exceptional woman.--School Library Journal
[A] touching story--The Calgary Herald
...a captivating tale...delightful watercolour and pencil illustrations--Canadian Children's Book News
A read aloud that will fascinate younger students as it focuses on Emily Carr's love of animals and her eccentricities, while older readers may notice some of her artistic techniques and her love for the outdoors.--Resource Links
Full-color illustrations bear an uncanny likeness to the actual people and places they represent and are a perfect complement to the storybook-style narrative...This sweet story of friendship and love will spark interest in the art and poetry of a Canadian national treasure.--Booklist
A charming story of friendship and artistry, When Emily Carr Met Woo will provide the perfect book for introducing young readers to a great of Canadian art . . .--CanLit for LittleCanadians
When Emily Carr Met Woo will appeal to children who love animals, as well as art lovers...a definite addition to any home or classroom which values Canadian heritage.--CM Magazine