L Is for Land of Living Skies
A Saskatchewan AlphabetBook - 2010
Why is Saskatoon called the "Bridge City"? Who were the first inhabitants of Saskatchewan? Where can youfind rare plants such as the Prickly Pear Cactus and the Gumbo Evening Primrose? Discover the answers to these questions, along with other facts, in L is for Land of LivingSkies: A Saskatchewan Alphabet.Readers young and old can visit the RCMP Heritage Centre in Regina, study the rare flora and fauna of theCypress Hills Forest Reserve, enjoy the music at the John Arcand Fiddle Fest, or sample the delights of theQu'Appelle Valley.From the healing waters of Little Manitou Lake to the otherworldly spectacle of the Northern Lights, everyone will enjoy this alphabetical journey that showcases theriches of Saskatchewan.Linda Aksomitis's young adult novel, Snowmobile Challenge, was afinalist for best children's book in the 2003 Saskatchewan Book Awards.L is for Land of Living Skies is her first picture book. Currently she livesin Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan. She travels frequently, giving author talksand lectures and researching future projects.Lorna Bennett attended Grant MacEwan College and the University ofAlberta in the Arts/Fine Arts programs. In addition to L is for Land ofLiving Skies, she also illustrated C is for Chinook: An Alberta Alphabet and M is for Mountie: An RCMP Alphabet. Lorna lives in Edmonton, Alberta.
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich. : Sleeping Bear Press, c2010.
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,24 x 29 cm.