Amazing Atlantic Canadian Kids

John Boileau

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ISBN: 9781771087971

Amazing Atlantic Canadian Kids

Awesome Stories of Bravery and Adventure

  Author:   John Boileau  
  Artist :   James Bentley    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing Limited

We’ve all heard of amazing grown-ups from Atlantic Canada, like Joseph Howe, Joshua Slocum, or Maud Lewis—but it’s about time we learned about our region’s amazing kids! This fascinating, full-colour, illustrated book features over 50 amazing and diverse young people from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI, and Newfoundland and Labrador, sharing their incredible stories and accomplishments, past and present.

Among these amazing kids are boys and girls who saved lives, set sports records (Marjorie Turner Bailey), invented something (Rachel Brouwer), survived in the wilderness (Robert Kent), overcame injustice, illness, or disability (Danielle Dorris), and enacted many other inspiring deeds of courage and perseverance. Encompassing both historical and contemporary kids, Boileau shows young readers that greatness has no age limit.

Featuring a foreword by The Hon. Myra Freeman, informative sidebars, an index, and 30 original illustrations from artist James Bentley.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771087971
Item NB1410
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
PublisherNimbus Publishing Limited
Published onOctober 31 2019
Language eng
Pages 160
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 7(in)
Shipping weight0(g)
Status NOT YET PUBLISHED
John Boileau served in the Canadian Army for thirty-seven years, retiring as a colonel in 1999, and is currently the Honorary Colonel of The Halifax Rifles (RCAC). He is the author of thirteen books and more than 500 magazine and newspaper articles. Two of his books, Fastest in the World and Halifax and the Royal Canadian Navy, have both been shortlisted for the Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction. John and his wife, Miriam, live in Bedford, Nova Scotia.

James Bentley lives and works on the small island of Île-Perrot, just off Montreal, Québec. He studied and began his career as a freelance illustrator; a practice which gave him a great love for drawing. Anchored in figuration, he now works mainly with acrylic on canvas and acrylic and pastel on paper. Bentley's current body of work is focused on the ocean, portraits, and figure studies. He is always on the search to paint in an inventive, open manner.