Summer North Coming

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Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited, Oct 25, 2019 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages

Summer North Coming is a lyrical, full color picture poetry book which celebrates the magic of Summer and Winter in Canada's North with a young family spending time together walking in the woods, swimming in the river and all the wonderful things that the natural world can offer.

fragrant muskeg rose, tickle my nose sun climb, warm shine summer north coming

tired forest sleeping, cheeks bright stinging sun hide; moon rise winter north coming

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About the author (2019)

Doris Bentley,
Born in Ontario, Doris now lives in northern Alberta' Fort McMurray with their three kids. Walking in the woods, swimming in the Clearwater River, crafting and fishing with her family and friends has kept her busy. She is known as the "Book Aunt" who gifts books, which she believes are better than toys. Her close association with the Dene, Cree, and Metis peoples of the North has enriched her life. Summer North Coming is her second picture book.

Jessica Bromley Bartram
is a graphic designer, living in Ottawa. She has won several awards, including the Association of Illustrator's Award for New Talent. Summer North Coming is the second book she has illustrated. Charles (9781554554164, $19.95), published to great esteem in 2017, was her first.

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