A lyrical circular story that follows the journey of a child's imagination, from hearing the trees breathing, to chasing a dragon through the stars. Carmen Mok’s magical illustrations flow from one spread to the next like animation, in a palette inspired by vintage printmaking.
Published by Groundwood Books
Illustrated by Carmen Mok
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Escape to a remote island on Lake Superior
A Globe and Mail and Toronto Star bestseller!
Jean's debut adult novel is an affecting story of family, identity, and art that involves a decades-old mystery. Vividly drawn, Lake Superior is almost a character in itself, changeable yet constant, its shores providing both safety and isolation. For more, click here
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"This is a perfect hammock read for those who love the Bronte sisters and Jodie Picoult in equal measure." - Publisher's Weekly
"A haunting tale of nostalgia and lost chances that is full of last-minute surprises." - Kirkus
Short-listed for the 2018 HWA Debut Crown
Winner 2018 Northern Lit Award - Fiction
A BBC Radio 2 Book Club Selection
Maintenant disponible en français
Study Guide Available!