Hometown: Out and About in Victoria's Neighbourhoods

byANNY SCOONESIllustratorRobert Amos

March 19, 2013|
Hometown: Out and About in Victoria's Neighbourhoods by ANNY SCOONES
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Join beloved storyteller Anny Scoones as she sets out to discover the quaint and quirky charms of Victoria, BC. Not just a book of facts, Hometown is a gentle stroll through a diverse region with a fascinating and layered history. Observe, pause, ponder, and have what Anny likes to call "a little think" on the various characteristics and personalities of these areas. Consider not only how public art, beach creatures, monuments, heritage and historical features create a neighbourhood and contribute to a larger city, but also how they make us feel, how they move us.

Illustrated with 120 original watercolours by acclaimed artist Robert Amos, and featuring unique poems by Victoria''s poet laureate, Janet Rogers, Hometown: Out and About in Victoria''s Neighbourhoods presents Canada''s most livable city as the locals see it.

Anny Scoones is the author of Home and Away, True Home, Hometown, Last Dance in Shediac, and Island Home. She lives in the historic neighbourhood of James Bay in Victoria, British Columbia. Robert Amos, a writer and artist, was the art writer for the Victoria Times Colonist since 1986 and has published eight books on art including E. J...
Title:Hometown: Out and About in Victoria's Neighbourhoods
Product dimensions:168 pages, 8 X 8 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:168 pages, 8 X 8 X 0.5 in
Published:March 19, 2013
Publisher:TouchWood Editions
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771510004

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