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Waiting for the Whales Paperback – Mar 1 2002
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"This gentle and poignant tale features striking photorealist coloured-pencil artwork." (Canadian Children's Book Centre Classic Canadian Reading 2008-11-01)
"The gentle, distancing tone is reflected in softly detailed color-pencil art, with careful compositions and dramatic shadows...Poetic and comforting." (Kirkus Reviews 1993-02-15)
About the Author
Sheryl McFarlane is the author of several award-winning books for young readers. A former teacher, Sheryl lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.sherylmcfarlane.ca. Follow her on Twitter @sherylbooks.
Ron Lightburn's career as a children's book illustrator was launched with his Governor General's Award-winning artwork for Waiting for the Whales in 1991. Since then he has illustrated numerous other bestselling picture books and has become internationally renowned for his sensitive storytelling skills and range of illustration styles. For more information, visit www.thelightburns.com and follow him on Twitter @ronlightburn.