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Here Comes Hortense! Hardcover – Apr 10 2012


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  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Tundra Books (April 10 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1770492216
  • ISBN-13: 978-1770492219
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 0.9 x 26 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 363 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #604,869 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Review

 “…Hartt-Sussman's narrative touch is deft. Graham's chalk pastels, a wacky delight from start to finish, bring appropriate lift to what could be a melancholy story. Her characters are uniquely quirky yet have a streak of photographic realism. Warm and offbeat.”
—Kirkus Reviews
 
“…Georgia Graham’s artwork is truly delightful…. The drawings suit the story so well and are complemented with large bold text in many strategic places…. The results are playful, quirky, colourful and action-packed artwork!”
—Highly Recommended, CM Magazine

“In a well told story, Hartt-Sussman gently captures all the feelings of jealousy and exclusion as well as the very real love between grandparents and grandchildren (and between Bob and Nana) and brings it to a satisfying conclusion.”
Canadian Children’s Book News

“Graham’s exaggerated chalk pastels feature a lurid carnival palette and in-your-face characterizations, providing a comedic balance to the boy’s pained emotional state.”
Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Heather Hartt-Sussman was born in Montreal, graduated from Brandeis University, and attended the Sorbonne. She has been a copywriter for BCP in Montreal, a reporter and an associate international editor for the Hollywood Reporter, editor-in-chief of international news for TV Guide in French Canada, where she also had a popular column, “Heather Hartt in Hollywood” for five years. Heather Hartt-Sussman lives in Toronto with her husband, sons Scotty and Jack, and the family dog.
 
Georgia Graham, born and raised in Calgary, began using artwork to entertain children in her Sunday school class. She has illustrated numerous children’s books, including Wanda and the Wild Hair, Wanda and the Frogs, and Wanda’s Freckles by Barbara Azore. Georgia also illustrated Nana’s Getting Married, the first in the series, written by Heather Hartt-Sussman. The Lime Green Secret, which she wrote and illustrated, was published to critical acclaim. Georgia Graham lives on a tree farm in central Alberta with her husband and dog, Ginger.


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5.0 out of 5 starsHeartwarming story, comical illustrations
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