City Speaks In Drums
Author: Shauntay Grant
Artist : Susan Tooke
Two boys from North End Halifaxexplore their neighbourhoodand the city beyond, findingmusic everywhere. At the skatepark, by the Public Gardens,down Spring Garden Road, andon the boardwalk, drums and saxophones and dancers and basketballs create the jumbled, joyful, pulsing rhythm of Halifax.Shauntay Grant’s playfulspoken word-style poem andSusan Tooke’s vivid illustrationscreate a wildly energetic andappealing journey through thebig, bright city.
|ISBN associated with this title:||9781551097589|
|Published on||May 7 2010|
|Dimensions||11.25(in) x 9(in)|
Susan Tooke is an award-winning artist and children's book illustrator whose work has been exhibited across North America. In 2003, she received the Halifax Mayor's Award for Illustration, and she is a three-time winner of the Lillian Sheppard Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration, for Full Moon Rising, Up Home, and The City Speaks in Drums. She lives in Halifax. Visit Susan Tooke's art blog.
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