Author picks for the holidays: Ian Wallace recommends A SALMON FOR SIMON

The book:

A Salmon for Simon, by Betty Waterton and illustrated by Ann Blades
ISBN: 978-0-88899-276-5 * $6.95

The recommender:

Ian Wallace, illustrator of Canadian Railroad Trilogy

Ian says:

Published in 1978, A Salmon for Simon is a timeless classic, simply and respectively told by Betty Waterton with thoughtful illustrations by Ann Blades that capture the tenderness inherent within.

IAN WALLACE is an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books — one of Canada’s best known and loved. Over a long and distinguished career he has published many picture-book classics, including Chin Chiang and the Dragon’s Dance, Boy of the Deeps, The Name of the Tree by Celia Barker Lottridge, The Huron Carol and The Sleeping Porch. He has won the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Picture Book Award, the Mr. Christie’s Book Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award and the IODE Violet Downey Book Award. He has also been nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award. Ian currently lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife, Deb.

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