The lines of the celebrated poem are interwoven with fascinating information about the First World War, details of daily life in the trenches, accounts of McCrae's experience in his field hospital, an
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"A fine introduction to the poem, the man, and the war that could serve as a focal point for discussions of Veterans Day..."
— School Library Journal
"No library should be without this book."
— CM Magazine
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is the author of 20 nonfiction titles including Where Poppies Grow
which was awarded the Children's Literature Roundtables of Canada Information Book Award and In Flanders Fields
. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
is the award-winning author and illustrator of over fifty books for young people. Inspired by the philosophy of Gandhi, "To reach peace we must begin with the children," her non-fiction books address vital global issues of social, indigenous, and environmental justice. Janet lives in Eden Mills, Ontario. Her website can be found at www.janetwilson.ca
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Children's Literature Round tables of Canada Information Book Award winner
Canadian Library Association Honour Book