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Zoom Away

Written by Tim Wynne-Jones

Illustrated by Eric Beddows

  • 32 Pages
  • 9780888991737
  • 10.560" x 8.380"
  • Reading age from 3 to 7
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Cats
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Science Fiction, Fantasy, Magic


Publication Date March 01, 1993

Winner of the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award

It's summertime and most cats are outside chasing butterflies. But not Zoom. He's at home knitting something warm to prepare himself for his latest amazing adventure.

With the help of the beautiful and mysterious Maria, Zoom sets off to the North Pole in search of his missing uncle, Captain Roy.

Winner of the CLA Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award 1986


Tim Wynne-Jones
Tim Wynne-Jones is one of Canada's foremost writers for children. The author of over thirty books, he is a two-time winner of the Governor General's Award, as well as a two-time winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and of the Arthur Ellis Award. He is the recipient of many other prizes at home and internationally including the Edgar Award and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. In 2012 he was made an Officer to the Order of Canada. He lives in Perth, Ontario.

Eric Beddows
Eric Beddows is a renowned illustrator who has won many awards, including the Governor General's Award for The Rooster's Gift, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for the Zoom books, and the International Ezra Jack Keats Award bronze medal. He has also had numerous one-man shows of his artwork. He lives in Stratford, Ontario.


" elegant, rambling fantasy..." Maclean's

"...brilliantly executed..." Globe and Mail

"Don't miss Zoom Away." Canadian Press