The Loon's Necklace by Elizabeth CleaverThe Loon's Necklace by Elizabeth Cleaver

The Loon's Necklace

byElizabeth CleaverEditorWilliam Toye

Paperback | September 1, 1988

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This is perhaps Elizabeth Cleaver's best-loved picture-storybook, for which she produced a series of inimitable and memorable collages to illustrate a favourite Indian legend from the west coast of Canada. In 1977, the year it was first publsihed, it won the IODE Children's Book Award and theAmedlia Frances Howard-Gibbon Medal for illustration.
William Toye, C.M., was the general editor of the first edition of The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature, and co-editor of the second edition. He was a founding member of the literary quarterly, The Tamarack Review and was Editorial Director of Oxford University Press Canada from 1969 until his retirement in 1991. In 1995 he ...
Title:The Loon's NecklaceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.15 inPublished:September 1, 1988Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195406753

ISBN - 13:9780195406757

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Elizabeth Cleavers rich and beautiful style of picture-making-collages assembled with torn paper, paper cut-outs, and linocuts--gives new visual excitement to the splendours of the British Columbia interior, and to the magic of an Indian legend.