Toes in My Nose

Sheree Fitch

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ISBN: 9781771082181

Toes in My Nose

And Other Poems

  Author:   Sheree Fitch  
  Artist :   Sydney Smith    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Silly, funny, and outrageous, Toes in My Nose is the book that launched Sheree Fitch’s career as Canada’s premier nonsense poet. From Popcorn Pete and Mabel Murple to Zelba Zinnamon, these are some of the best-loved poems and characters in Canadian children’s literature.

The twenty-fifth-anniversary edition is now available in paperback, with Governor General’s Award-winning illustrator Sydney Smith hilariously portraying a neighbourhood of kids flying to the moon, playing banjo with orangutans, and bathing with submarines. Toes in My Nose will introduce a whole new generation to Sheree Fitch’s magnificent feat of imagination.

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771082181
Item NB1160
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onJune 14 2016
Language eng
Pages 48
Format Paperback
Dimensions10(in) x 8(in)
Shipping weight200(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

Sydney Smith has been drawing from an early age. Since graduating NSCAD University, he has illustrated numerous children's books, including Mabel Murple, Toes in my Nose, and There Were Monkeys in my Kitchen. In 2015, he was awarded the Governor General's Award among various other accolades. Originally from Nova Scotia, he now lives in Toronto with his wife and son.

Award Winners & Nominees


Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Awards (English Fiction)

Shortlisted Red cedar Award