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Very Last First Time
By (author): Jan Andrews Illustrated by: Ian Wallace
9780888990433 Hardcover, Printed dust jacket English Juvenile: Age (years) from 5 - 9, Grade (US) from k - 4, Reading age from 5 - 9 JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / Native Canadian Oct 01, 1987
$18.95 CAD
Active 9.75 x 9.3 x 1.4 in 32 pages Groundwood Books Ltd Groundwood Books

Eva's journey is a very special one. Today, she will walk on the bottom of the sea alone. She will go into the cave that is under the ice when the tide is out. She will search for mussels as her people have done for centuries. She will find herself in darkness. She will find too she has brought what she needs with her. She will come again into the light.

Jan Andrews is a well-known author and storyteller who has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award three times. She has written books that have become classics, including Very Last First Time (illustrated by Ian Wallace), The Auction (illustrated by Karen Reczuch) and Out of the Everywhere: Tales for a New World (illustrated by Simon Ng). She is the founding president of the Storytellers of Canada and has performed at festivals and in concert throughout Canada and the U.S., as well as in Australia and England.

Ian Wallace is one of Canada’s best-known children’s book creators. He has published many classics, including Boy of the Deeps and Chin Chiang and the Dragon’s Dance. His illustrations for Canadian Railroad Trilogy and Just So Stories have each received three starred reviews. His most recent book is The Curiosity Cabinet.

Ian has won the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Mr. Christie’s Book Award and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award, among others. He has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, the Governor General’s Award and the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award.

Ian lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife, Deb.

A unique experience for young listeners and an intriguing introduction to another culture. - Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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