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City Speaks In Drums
Author: Shauntay Grant
Artist : Susan Tooke
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Two boys from North End Halifax explore their neighbourhood and the city beyond, finding music everywhere. At the skate park, by the Public Gardens, down Spring Garden Road, and on the boardwalk, drums and saxophones and dancers and basketballs create the jumbled, joyful, pulsing rhythm of Halifax. Shauntay Grant’s playful spoken word-style poem and Susan Tooke’s vivid illustrations create a wildly energetic and appealing journey through the big, 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.
Award Winners & Nominees
Atlantic Book Awards, Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children's Literature
Shortlisted Atlantic Book Awards, Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration