This lyrical, full colour picture poetry book celebrates the magic of Summer and Winter in Canada's North. fragrant muskeg rose, tickle my nose sun climb, warm shine summer north coming tired fore
This lyrical, full colour picture poetry book celebrates the magic of Summer and Winter in Canada's North.
fragrant muskeg rose, tickle my nose
sun climb, warm shine
summer north coming
tired forest sleeping, cheeks bright stinging
sun hide; moon rise
winter north coming
The text is only 193 words, but provides a marvelous sensory experience when accompanied by Jessica Bromley Bartram's strikingly apt portraits of nature's magic.
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Born in Ontario, Doris now lives in northern Alberta' Fort McMurray with their three kids. Walking in the woods, swimming in the Clearwater River, crafting and fishing with her family and friends has kept her busy. She is known as the "Book Aunt" who gifts books, which she believes are better than toys. Her close association with the Dene, Cree, and Metis peoples of the North has enriched her life. Summer North Coming is her second picture book.
Jessica Bromley Bartram
is a graphic designer, living in Ottawa. She has won several awards, including the Association of Illustrator's Award for New Talent. Summer North Coming is the second book she has illustrated. Charles (9781554554164, $19.95), published to great esteem in 2017, was her first.
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"A full-color experience of the seasons in Canada's north."
— Kirkus Reviews