Monumental Humanity: The Clay Ladies

Friday, March 7, 2008.

The Clay LadiesAuthor: Michael Bedard (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Les Tait (on JOMB)
Published: 1999 Tundra Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0887765734

Chapters.ca Amazon.com

Thoughtful, unhurried narrative and rich, enveloping art capture the clutter and compassion of two celebrated sculptors, a fledgling robin’s rescue and the birth of a life-changing friendship.

You can learn more about sculptors Frances Loring and Florence Wyle here. Read about the recently published adult book, And Beauty Answers: The Life of Frances Loring and Florence Wyle, here.

Aha! I found a photo of their studio church on Glenrose Avenue!

Imagine Generosity: The White Stone in the Castle Wall

Friday, April 13, 2007.

The White Stone in the Castle WallAuthor: Sheldon Oberman
Illustrator: Les Tait (on JOMB)
Published: Tundra Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0887763863

Chapters.ca Amazon.com

Historically accurate illustrations and unusually poetic narrative bring to life the plight of a young boy struggling to earn a single dollar and the genuine kindness of Sir Henry Pellatt.

Other books about Casa Loma: The Cat and the Wizard

 
 

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 License.