Malaika's Winter Carnival

Malaika's Winter Carnival

by Nadia L. Hohn, Irene Luxbacher

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554989201
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication date: 09/05/2017
Pages: 36
Sales rank: 536,180
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

Nadia L. Hohn is a writer, musician and educator. The manuscript of Malaika’s Costume, her first picture book, won the Helen Isobel Sissons Canadian Children’s Story Award. She is also the author of two forthcoming non-fiction titles, Music and Media Studies, part of the Sankofa series, which won the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award for Multicultural Non-Fiction. She lives in Toronto, where she teaches French, music and the arts at an alternative elementary school.

Irene Luxbacher is an artist and author living in Toronto, Canada. With more than fifteen years’ experience as an illustrator, Irene has received numerous awards for her children’s instructional and picture books. Some of her awards include the 2003 National Parenting Publications Gold Award, the 2004 Disney Book Award and the 2007 Ontario Library Association Award. In 2009/10 Irene made the USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor List and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, both for her illustrations in Andrew Larsen’s The Imaginary Garden.

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About Malaika’s Costume

"The text is told in the colloquial voice of the little girl, and readers will quickly and easily feel a part of her circle. Carnival is an important holiday in many cultures, and it's good to have a picture book to celebrate it." Horn Book

"Like a rainbow peacock itself, the illustrations in this book burst with a frenzy of colors and textures." Booklist Online

About Mr. Frank (written and illustrated by Irene Luxbacher)

"Outstanding mixed-media collages and a thoughtful text create a distinctive book that rises far above most tributes to grandparental love . . . a perfect book." Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW

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