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Island in the Salish Sea

Written by Sheryl McFarlane and illustrated by Leslie Redhead
Published by Orca Book Publisher
Goodreads Rating - 3.7 / 5.0
$19.95
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Target Age
32
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This gorgeously illustrated picture book is a celebration of summer vacation and West Coast island life. Every day is different on Gran’s island in the Salish Sea as granddaughter climbs big-leaf maples, eats blackberries, explores tide pools and sandstone caves and examines ancient middens and petroglyphs. She and Gran watch harbor seals sunning themselves and Gran’s neighbor carving an eagle out of a piece of cedar while drinking fresh nettle tea. And on her way home, our young narrator sees a pod of orcas, breaching,tail lobbing and spy-hopping as she says goodbye to the island for another summer.

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Who Wrote Island in the Salish Sea

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Sheryl McFarlane

Sheryl McFarlane is the author of more than a dozen award-winning books for young readers. A former teacher, Sheryl loves bike riding, beachcombing and discovering new books for her grandchildren. She lives on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, where she keeps a little free library stocked with books for her friends and neighbors. For more information, visit www.sherylmcfarlane.ca.

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Who Illustrated Island in the Salish Sea

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Leslie Redhead

Leslie Redhead is an artist, teacher, illustrator and author whose watercolor paintings have earned international awards and recognition. Leslie holds a Master of Education in Art Education. She lives in Burley, Idaho and returns to Victoria, British Columbia each summer to teach painting at the University of Victoria. Leslie also teaches workshops throughout Canada,the United States and Spain. For more information, visit leslieredheadart.blogspot.com.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1459813456
ISBN 13:
9781459813458
Publication Date:
September 18, 2018