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Doretta Groenendyk

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ISBN: 9781772761788

Groundhog Night

Shubenacadie Sam's Shadow

  Author:   Doretta Groenendyk    
  Publisher:  MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc

The whole world is waiting to see if Shubenacadie Sam’s shadow means six more weeks of winter or whether spring is on its way. The day before Groundhog Day though is Groundhog Night, and as Sam discovers, other animals have shadows, too.

Come with us on this moonlit journey of discovery as Shubenacadie Wildlife Park’s most famous resident meets moose, fox and an owl and many of the other animals and birds that share the park. Shubenacadie Sam is not alone.

Shubenacadie Sam is one of the most famous groundhogs in North America. Every year on February 2 at sunrise, Sam leaves the specially built house and checks to see if he sees a shadow. The whole country waits for the result.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title: 9781772761788
Item MP0151
PublisherMacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc
PublisherMacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc
Published on September 1 2022
Language eng
Pages 24
Format Hardcover
Dimensions10(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight0(g)
Status NOT YET PUBLISHED
Doretta, a painter, writer and teacher, lives with her husband  and three children on a small spot of land in the Annapolis  Valley in Nova Scotia. She is the author and illustrator of  Snow for Christmas, and Thank you for My Bed, both of which  were shortlisted for the Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award  for Illustration. Her other titles include Step Outside, I’m  Writing a Story, and Bully 101. She is also the co-author of  Spin to Sea with her daughter, Izra Fitch.