Big Breath of a Wish by Richard HarrisonBig Breath of a Wish by Richard Harrison

Big Breath of a Wish

byRichard Harrison

Paperback | April 27, 1999

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Nominated for the Governor General's Award for Poetry

Winner of the City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize

Richard Harrison's fourth book, Big Breath of a Wish, delves deeply into the linguistic discoveries children make in their first two years of life. It uniquely opens up these discoveries to readers, who identify both with the child and the parents and, through Harrison's clear, suggestive language, rediscover themselves.

Richard Harrison's previous books include Fathers Never Leave You and Hero of the Play. During the writing of Big Breath of a Wish he was the Canadian Writer-in-Residence at the University of Calgary.
Title:Big Breath of a WishFormat:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 8.74 × 5.76 × 0.29 inPublished:April 27, 1999Publisher:Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0919897622

ISBN - 13:9780919897625

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Through exploring the linguistic discoveries children make during their first two years of life, Richard Harrison has written poems capturing the essence of his daughter’s voice. Using clear and suggestive language, Harrison’s poetry allows readers to discover their youthful voices and view the rich details of life with the innocence of a child.