All Around the Circle

By (author): Cara Kansala

From the creator of The Grumpy Goat Gallery. A visually stunning, often humorous book of verse, All Around the Circle celebrates the landscape and spirit of outport Newfoundland. How did Aunt Maud’s cat manage to sail across the tickle? Why is Heloise the chicken so worried? With a colourful cast of characters, tall tales, and vibrant artwork, Cara Kansala, artist of the wildly popular Grumpy Goat Gallery, offers a tongue-twisting playful read that will delight kids from five to ninety-five.

AUTHOR

Cara Kansala

Born in Northern Ontario, Cara Kansala now calls Newfoundland home. A full-time folk artist and children’s book author, she is known for her whimsical depictions of familiar Newfoundland sights. Cara draws constant inspiration from the rugged landscape and energetic spirit of the people she encounters. Her colourful Newfoundland scenes and playful style are recognized throughout the province and beyond. Cara spends her time between Upper Island Cove and St. John’s, where she lives with her wife, Ailsa, two children, a Foof, and a fluff-muppet called Beatrice.


Reviews

“Kansala’s new children’s book, All Around the Circle, is just another example of the artist’s amazing talent.”
Celebrating the beauty and tapestry of the landscape of Newfoundland, “All Around the Circle” is a bedazzling collection of bright oil paintings and verse stories about the life on Newfoundland’s rugged coast.
– Midwest Book Review

“The language and landscape of Newfoundland are brought to life…rich visions of outport Newfoundland life.”

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From the creator of The Grumpy Goat Gallery. A visually stunning, often humorous book of verse, All Around the Circle celebrates the landscape and spirit of outport Newfoundland. How did Aunt Maud’s cat manage to sail across the tickle? Why is Heloise the chicken so worried? With a colourful cast of characters, tall tales, and vibrant artwork, Cara Kansala, artist of the wildly popular Grumpy Goat Gallery, offers a tongue-twisting playful read that will delight kids from five to ninety-five.

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Details

Dimensions:

32 Pages
9in * 7.5in

Published:

April 01, 2017

City of Publication:

St. John’s

Country of Publication:

CA

ISBN:

9781550816754

Book Subjects:

JUVENILE FICTION / Stories in Verse

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Language:

eng

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