Ojiichan's Gift

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Product Details
Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
Kids Can Press
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.0 X 9.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781771389631

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About the Author
Chieri Uegaki is the author of Rosie and Buttercup, Suki's Kimono and Hana Hashimoto, Sixth Violin. Her books have garnered such honors as the 2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award. Chieri lives on the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia.

Ojiichan's Gift is the first picture book for award-winning illustrator Genevieve Simms. Her illustration clients include House of Anansi Press, the Walrus and the Boston Globe. Genevieve lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Reviews
... a solid purchase for picture book collections, especially where stories about processing emotions are needed.--School Library Journal
Like a garden, this meticulously composed work will bring readers serenity and joy.--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
A rewarding Canadian picture book.--Booklist
... lovely ...--The Globe and Mail
... a warm and satisfying story ...--CM Magazine
... a quiet look at traditions, change, and the special relationships between grandparents and children.--Horn Book
... Uegaki gingerly explores the strong emotions that accompany a loss and the mementos that can soften grief.--Publishers Weekly
... vibrant and quietly strong.--Canadian Children's Book News
Young readers will relate to the vivid, bodily ways that the book explores Mayumi's feelings through action.--ABQLA