20 November 2016

Sunday Stamps II - 101

2013 Canada Children's Literature
illustrator and author: Marie-Louise Gay

This stamp features the cover illustration from the book Read Me A Story, by Marie-Louise Gay. The series of books, first published in 1999, tells of nine year old Stella and her four year old brother Sam. Stella has a wild imagination and Sam is curious and inquisitive. In this story Stella introduces her younger brother to the pleasures of reading. It's been described as a model of positive sibling relations and the way books and stories can play into everyday life.

for: children

7 comments:

  1. Beautiful illustration and seems like the story is a lot of adventure! Thanks for hosting!

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  2. Love that shock of red hear.

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  3. We need all the help we can get with positive thinking about sibling relations. Who hasn’t wanted to hang upside-down from a tree branch?

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  4. Thank you for telling us about this book - I'd not heard of it.

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  5. Hanging by her feet; here the H&S contingent would be complaining. I can only admire the act.

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  6. I'd like to read the book. The stamp is very nice to play with it on the envelope...

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