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Ancient Thunder
By (author): Leo Yerxa Illustrated by: Leo Yerxa
Leo Yerxa ,

Illustrated by :

Leo Yerxa

Imprint:

- Toronto

ISBN:

9781554981274

Product Form:

Paperback

Form detail:

Trade
Paperback , Trade
English

Audience:

Juvenile: Age (years) 0 - 5, Grade (CAN) P - K, Grade (US) P - K
Feb 01, 2012
$12.99 CAD
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Dimensions:

10.75in x 8.25 x 0.12 in | 0.4 lb

Page Count:

40 pages

Illustrations:

full-color illustrations
Groundwood Books
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Horses
 
First Nation Communities Read 2007, Winner Governor General's Literary Awards: Illustration 2006, Winner
  • Short Description
Winner of the Governor General's Award, Ancient Thunder is a spectacular art book for anyone interested in wild horses and First Nations culture.

Winner of the Governor General's Award

A beautiful and visionary book, Ancient Thunder celebrates wild horses and the natural world of the prairies. Using an extraordinary technique, Leo Yerxa, an artist of Ojibway ancestry, makes paper look like leather, so that his illustrations seem to be painted on leather shirts. The art is accompanied by a rich song of praise for the wild horses that came to play such an important role in the lives of the First Peoples.

Years in the making, the book is truly a work of art — one that reflects Yerxa's sense of nature and the place of the First Peoples within it.

LEO YERXA was born on the Little Eagle Reserve in northern Ontario. His first book, Last Leaf First Snowflake to Fall, was nominated for a Governor General's Award and won the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award, the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award. His book Ancient Thunder was winner of the 2006 Governor General's Award for Illustration. Leo lives in Ottawa.

LEO YERXA was born on the Little Eagle Reserve in northern Ontario. His first book, Last Leaf First Snowflake to Fall, was nominated for a Governor General's Award and won the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award, the Mr. Christie's Book Award and the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award. His book Ancient Thunder was winner of the 2006 Governor General's Award for Illustration. Leo lives in Ottawa.

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