From the Top of a Grain Elevator by Barbara NickelFrom the Top of a Grain Elevator by Barbara Nickel

From the Top of a Grain Elevator

byBarbara Nickel

Paperback | June 2, 1999

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Short-listed for the 1999 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award

Award-winning poet and playwright Barbara Nickel returns to her Prairie roots in a beautiful collection of seasonal poems that chart, with a bird's-eye view of the western landscape, nature's glorious playground. Nickel's experimental verses are perfectly complimented by Kathy Thiessen's black-and-white etchings, making this ideal for any young Canadian -- Prairie-dweller, would-be poet, or otherwise.

Barbara's young adult novel The Secret Wish of Nannerl Mozart was shortlisted for numerous awards. She lives in Yarrow, British Columbia.
Title:From the Top of a Grain ElevatorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.2 inPublished:June 2, 1999Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0888783973

ISBN - 13:9780888783974

Appropriate for ages: 9

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The magical collection of poetry found in From The Top Of A Grain Elevator will transport the reader from wherever they may be sitting to the Prairies of our beautiful country. Poet Barbara Nickel gives us a series of poems that take us through a full year of life on the Canadian plains. From the noise of bullfrogs and bugs to the crisp winter air, Nickel’s writing glows alongside Kathy Theissen’s striking black and white etchings.