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Amos's Sweater

Illustrated by Kim Lafave • Written by Janet Lunn

For kids 4 - 7 years old | Published October 01, 2007 | ISBN 9780888998453
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Farm Animals

Cover of Amos's Sweater

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32 pages | 8.560 in × 8.500 in
Print Format

About this book

Amos's Sweater

Kim Lafave • Janet Lunn

Winner of the Governor General's Award for Illustration, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award and the Ruth Schwartz Award

Amos the sheep is old and cold and tired of giving up all his wool. But despite his noisy objections, Aunt Hattie shears Amos once again and knits his wool into a brightly colored sweater for Uncle Henry.

Poor Amos decides that this time he has had enough — and he sets out to reclaim what is rightfully his.

About the Creators

Kim Lafave

Kim LaFave has won the Governor General's Award, the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award and the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for his illustrations in Amos’s Sweater by Janet Lunn. He illustrated Shin-chi's Canoe by Nicola I. Campbell, which was a finalist for the Governor General's Award. He lives in Roberts Creek, B.C.

Janet Lunn

Born in Dallas, Texas, Janet Lunn is a renowned children's author and editor. She has won a vast array of awards and has also received an honorary doctorate from Queen's University and the Order of Canada. Janet lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

Awards and Praise
  • Winner Ruth Schwartz Award, 1987
  • Winner CLA Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, 1989
  • Winner Governor General's Literary Awards: Illustration, 1988