How Summer Came to Canada

Paperback | July 1, 1978

EditorWilliam ToyeIllustratorElizabeth Cleaver

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When the giant Winter came down from the North to live in eastern Canada the land became frozen and white. Glooskap, mythical lord and creator of the Micmac Indians, saves his people from endless cold when he brings a beautiful Queen to his country. Her name is Summer and she persuades Winterto relax his icy grip every Spring while she awakens the land from its deep sleep and bestows life on everything that grows.

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When the giant Winter came down from the North to live in eastern Canada the land became frozen and white. Glooskap, mythical lord and creator of the Micmac Indians, saves his people from endless cold when he brings a beautiful Queen to his country. Her name is Summer and she persuades Winterto relax his icy grip every Spring while she...

Elizabeth Cleaver's colourful collage illustrations in The New Wind Has Wings, ABC, How Summer Came to Canada, The Loon's Necklace, The Mountain Goats of Temlaham, and The Fire Stealer, as well as in The Miraculous Hind and Petrouchka (both of which she wrote) brought her international recognition. For her illustrations in The Wind H...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 8.25 × 0.1 inPublished:July 1, 1978Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195402901

ISBN - 13:9780195402902

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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