The Flying Canoe

IllustrateurSheldon Cohen Retold byRoch Carrier

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23 novembre 2004|
The Flying Canoe de Sheldon Cohen
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On New Year’s eve, 1847, eleven-year-old Baptiste finds himself far from his friends and family and his home in La Beauce. He has come to the woods of the Ottawa Valley to live and work among “the finest lumberjacks in Canada.” As the New Year approaches, Baptiste and the lumberjacks grow more and more homesick. Resolved to see their families again before the stroke of midnight, the crew board a magical canoe that lifts them into the air, across villages, and closer to home.

This beautiful retelling of the Quebecois folktale reunites Roch Carrier with illustrator Sheldon Cohen and translator Sheila Fischman. (The Hockey Sweater, The Basketball Player, The Longest Home Run), and brings this beloved story to life.
Roch Carrier is 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 hav...
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Titre :The Flying Canoe
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :24 pages, 11.3 X 8.81 X 0.41 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :24 pages, 11.3 X 8.81 X 0.41 po
Publié le :23 novembre 2004
Publié par :Tundra
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :9 - 12
ISBN - 13 :9780887766367

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