Travel back in time with this magical tune that takes readers to Halifax in the 1950s. This dreamy and whimsical story visits Point Pleasant Park, the Halifax Public Gardens, Citadel Hill and other historic Halifax landmarks, showing off all the sights and sounds of the city
Jan L. Coates is the author of several books for young readers, including A Hare in the Elephant’s Trunk, which was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award. She lives in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley with her husband, Don, and a Golden Irish dog named Charlie. For more information, visit www.jancoates.ca.
Marijke Simons was born in Amsterdam in 1952 and two years later immigrated with her parents to Montreal. In 1988 she set up a small teaching studio, where she continues to teach art to children. She has illustrated a number of books, including Who’s a Scaredy-Cat! by Joan Payzant, and she wrote and illustrated The Flying Squirrel Stowaways and Jigs and Reels: a Cruise in Maritime Waters. Marijke lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.