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Meet Laurel Croza & Matt James at shopAGO

March 2nd, 2011

Tuesday, March 15th   1:30-2:30 pm

Meet Childrens’ Author Laurel Croza and Illustrator Matt James at shopAGO on Tuesday, March 15th between 1:30 and 2:30 pm and have your copy of I Know Here signed personally!

Winner of the 2010 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Excellence in Children’s Literature (Picture Book) and shortlisted for the 2010 Governor General’s Literary Award: Children’s Literature — Illustration, I Know Here is the story of a little girl from northeastern Saskatchewan who knows everything about the place she lives — her road, her school, the forest where she plays hide-and-seek and where the wolf howls at night, the hill where she goes tobogganing in winter . . . but her family is moving to Toronto when summer comes.

“Have people in Toronto seen what I’ve seen?” the little girl asks. And with her teacher’s help she finds a way to keep everything she loves about home.

This simple, beautifully written story, complemented by Matt James’s vibrant, imaginative illustrations, will resonate deeply with anyone who has had to leave their home for a new place.

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