schchechmala children's series
Zoe and the Fawn
Hardcover, Picture book, Printed dust jacket
Juvenile: Grade (CAN) from P - K, Grade (US) from P - K, Reading age from 3 - 5
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Baby Animals
Feb 05, 2019
8 x 8 x 0.38 in | 280 gr
FSC certified – mixed sources C016245
Theytus Books Ltd.
- Author Bio
Zoe finds a lone fawn in the forest and helps search for its mother.
Zoe and her father are delighted to come across a fawn in the forest. But the fawn is alone—where is its mother? Join Zoe on her quest for the deer, as she encounters animals and learns their Okanagan (syilx) names along the way.
Repetition of phrased questions will enhance success for beginning readers while creating a playful rhythm for young listeners.
This sweet story is by Catherine Jameson, a mother who studied Children's Fiction Writing at the En'owkin Centre's Indigenous Creative Writing Graduate Program.
Key Selling Points
A young girl finds a lone fawn and with her father's help searches for its mother. Along the way she learns the Okanagan (syilx) names of the many woodland animals they encounter.
Introduces young children to the Okanagan (syilx) language.
Julie Flett has won the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize three times and won the Governor General's Award for Children's Literature in 2017.
The paperback edition of Zoe and the Fawn won the Moonbeam Children's Book Award, Bronze in 2007.
Marketing and Promotional Plans
Print and online advertising campaigns
Promotion at national and regional school, library and trade
Extensive ARC distribution
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"Jameson has crafted a quiet tale of father-daughter togetherness using simple vocabulary, a good use of repetition, and a gentle storytelling tone. Flett's earth-toned illustrations neatly complement the author's style of writing…A lovely father-daughter idyll."
- Kirkus Reviews