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Very Last First Time

Written by Jan Andrews

Illustrated by Ian Wallace

  • 32 Pages
  • 9780888990433
  • 9.300" x 9.750"
  • Reading age from 5 to 9
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Parents
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Canada / Native Canadian
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Polar Regions
  • JUVENILE FICTION

$13.27 $18.95

Publication Date October 01, 1987

Eva's journey is a very special one. Today, she will walk on the bottom of the sea alone. She will go into the cave that is under the ice when the tide is out. She will search for mussels as her people have done for centuries. She will find herself in darkness. She will find too she has brought what she needs with her. She will come again into the light.

Contributors

Jan Andrews
Jan Andrews is a well-known author and storyteller who has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award three times. She has written books that have become classics, including Very Last First Time (illustrated by Ian Wallace), The Auction (illustrated by Karen Reczuch) and Out of the Everywhere: Tales for a New World (illustrated by Simon Ng). She is the founding president of the Storytellers of Canada and has performed at festivals and in concert throughout Canada and the U.S., as well as in Australia and England.

Ian Wallace
Ian Wallace has had a distinguished career as an author and illustrator of picture books, publishing such classics as Chin Chiang and the Dragon’s Dance, Boy of the Deeps, The Huron Carol, Canadian Railroad Trilogy by Gordon Lightfoot and Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling. He has won the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Mr. Christie’s Book Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award and the IODE Violet Downey Book Award. He has also been nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award and the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. Ian lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife, Deb.

Reviews

"A unique experience for young listeners and an intriguing introduction to another culture." Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books