If You Could Wear My Sneakers

Sheree Fitch

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ISBN: 9781771084697

If You Could Wear My Sneakers

  Author:   Sheree Fitch  
  Artist :   Darcia Labrosse    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

A Sheree Fitch classic, the Silver Birch and Hackmatack Award-winning children’s picture book about children’s rights, If You Could Wear My Sneakers, is now available for a new generation of young readers. A series of humorous poems, paired with timeless illustrations, interprets 15 of the 54 articles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781771084697
Item NB1269
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onApril 12 2017
Language eng
Pages 36
Format Hardcover
Dimensions10(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight351(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Sheree Fitch’s first two books, Toes in My Nose (1987) and Sleeping Dragons All Around (1989), launched her career as a poet, rhymster, and a “kind of Canadian female Dr. Seuss.” Fitch has won almost every major award for Canadian children’s literature since then, including the 2000 Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work Inspirational to Canadian Children. She has over twenty-five books to her credit, including her bestselling and critically praised adult novel, Kiss the Joy As It Flies (2008). Fitch's home base is the East Coast of Canada. Visit her at: shereefitch.com

Darcia Labrosse has published more than forty books for children. She has won several literary awards, including the Canada Council for the Arts, the Governor General, and the famous International White Raven Literary Award from the German Jugendbibliotek in Munich. She lives happily in the Gatineau Hills with her husband.

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A delightful book of poetry with a serious message but in a very child-like approach, through humour, silliness and fun! Of course, adult guidance may be required to share in the enjoyment!