Borrowed Black: A Labrador Fantasy by Ellen Obed BryanBorrowed Black: A Labrador Fantasy by Ellen Obed Bryan

Borrowed Black: A Labrador Fantasy

byEllen Obed BryanIllustratorJan Mogensen

Hardcover | May 12, 2005

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The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Borrowed Black tells the story of an imaginary creature who lives on the coast of Labrador. He borrows everything from his surroundings -- even the wind fuels his very existence. When his greed spurs him to borrow the moon, which he shatters, the land becomes veiled in darkness. Luckily, local sailors come together, return the wind to the air and the moon to the sky, and show us how courage can overcome greed. Borrowed Black has been printed in eleven countries, and has been translated into seven languages, including Innu and Innuit. It has also been used in the Labrador school system. Breathtaking, full colour illustrations by Jan Mogensen perfectly complement this classic tale.
Labrador is the setting for most of the fantasy, poetry, and natural history of children's writer, Ellen Bryan Obed. Borrowed Black - A Labrador Fantasy has been translated into seven languages and appeared in thirteen different editions including a 25th anniversary edition in 2005. Her poetry has appeared in Chickadee magazine and on...
Title:Borrowed Black: A Labrador FantasyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 12.3 × 8.75 × 0.35 inPublished:May 12, 2005Publisher:Breakwater Books Ltd.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0920911145

ISBN - 13:9780920911143


Editorial Reviews

“The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Borrowed Black is beautifully illustrated with subdued watercolour hues of blue, gray and brown highlighted with white. Borrowed Black is an engaging folk tale.” –Canadian Review of Materials - 20100730