Up Home (pb)Author: Shauntay Grant
Artist : Susan Tooke
Happy memories sparkle in this journey through poet Shauntay Grant’s childhood visits to North Preston, Nova Scotia. Her words bring to life the sights, sounds, rhythms, and people of a joyful place, while Susan Tooke’s vibrant illustrations capture the warmth of one of Canada’s most important black communities. Up Home celebrates the magic of growing up, and the power in remembering our roots now in a new softcover edition.
|ISBN associated with this title:||9781551099118|
|Published on||October 14 2011|
|Dimensions||11(in) x 8.5(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, Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in IllustrationWinner
Shortlisted Libris Award for Best Canadian Children's Picture Book
Shortlisted Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Awards (English Fiction)