Eh? to Zed (Paperback)

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By Kevin Major, Alan Daniel (Illustrator)
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Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Citation, Starred Selection

Mr. Christie's Book Award Nomination

Ruth Schwartz Award Nomination

Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children's Literature Nomination

Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award Nomination

Alberta Trade Book of the Year Nomination

Alberta Children's Book of the Year Award

From Arctic, Bonhomme and Imax to kayak, Ogopogo and zed, Eh? to Zed takes children on an alphabetic, fun-filled tour of Canada.

Set in tightly linked rhyming verse, the words for this unique book resonate with classic and contemporary images from every province and territory in the country. Included are place names from Cavendish to Yarmouth and icons that will prompt discussion of Canada's many regions, and its culture, discoveries and heritage. Accompanying the inventive text is a visual feast via the colorful palette of well-known illustrator Alan Daniel. He provides a witty mixture of folk art paintings, toys and models that leap from the page with a whimsical energy that delights the imagination.

A treasure for families, a desirable souvenir for visitors to Canada, and a perfect resource for schools and libraries, Eh? to Zed celebrates what makes us truly Canadian, eh.

About the Author


Kevin Major is an award-winning author of fifteen fiction and non-fiction books for both young adults and adults. His previous work includes Hold Fast, winner of the Governor General's Literary Award for children's literature, and No Man's Land, his first adult novel, which has been adapted into a play and performed for the past ten years by Rising Tide Theatre. New Under the Sun is his third adult novel. Born in Stephenville, Newfoundland, he currently lives in St. John's with his wife; they have two grown sons. Alan Daniel works for publishers across North America from his Kitchener, Ontario, studio. His art is notable for its fine draftsmanship, humor and versatility of style. He is the illustrator of many children's picture books, including Bunnicula: Return to Howliday Inn, Good Families Don't, The Grand Escape, The Healing of Texas Juke and Carlotta's Kittens. Alan Daniel often collaborates with partner Lea Daniel.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780889952720
ISBN-10: 0889952728
Publisher: Red Deer Press
Publication Date: January 14th, 2003
Pages: 32
Language: English
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