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24 pp.
Full colour illustrations throughout, 7" x 9"


Publication date:
September 1988

Imprint: OUP Canada

The Loon's Necklace

Edited by William Toye
Illustrated by Elizabeth Cleaver

This is perhaps Elizabeth Cleaver's best-loved picture-storybook, for which she produced a series of inimitable and memorable collages to illustrate a favourite Indian legend from the west coast of Canada. In 1977, the year it was first publsihed, it won the IODE Children's Book Award and the Amedlia Frances Howard-Gibbon Medal for illustration.

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William Toye, C.M., was the general editor of the first edition of The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature, and co-editor of the second edition. He was a founding member of the literary quarterly, The Tamarack Review and was Editorial Director of Oxford University Press Canada from 1969 until his retirement in 1991. In 1995 he was awarded the Order of Canada, and in 1996 he received an honorary M.A. from Oxford University. He lives in Toronto, Ontario

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