The Hockey Sweater, Anniversary Edition

byRoch CarrierIllustratorSheldon CohenTranslated bySheila Fischman

November 11, 2014|
The Hockey Sweater, Anniversary Edition by Roch Carrier
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 In the days of Roch''s childhood, winters in the village of Ste. Justine were long. Life centered around school, church, and the hockey rink, and every boy''s hero was Montreal Canadiens hockey legend Maurice Richard. Everyone wore Richard''s number 9. They laced their skates like Richard. They even wore their hair like Richard. When Roch outgrows his cherished Canadiens sweater, his mother writes away for a new one. Much to Roch''s horror, he is sent the blue and white sweater of the rival Toronto Maple Leafs, dreaded and hated foes to his beloved team. How can Roch face the other kids at the rink?

     The Hockey Sweater is a Canadian children''s classic, and we are very excited to be doing an anniversary edition. It will include lots of extras, including original material from the author and illustrator, stills from the animated film, letters and quotes from celebrities and more. The design will be updated and refreshed. This will be a wonderful collector''s edition for those who know the book, and a wonderful introduction to those who don''t.
Roch Carrier was Canada''s National Librarian and the beloved author of many Canadian classics for both adults and children. In 1968 he published his hugely successful novel, La Guerre, Yes Sir! He has written many novels, short stories, plays, film and television scripts, essays, travel books, and poetry. Several of his works have bec...
Title:The Hockey Sweater, Anniversary Edition
Product dimensions:48 pages, 10.88 X 9.88 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:48 pages, 10.88 X 9.88 X 0.45 in
Published:November 11, 2014
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770497627

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