My Vancouver Sketchbook

By (author): Robert Perry

Illustrated by: Greta Guzek

To sketch Vancouver
From dawn until dark.
From Spanish Banks
To Stanley Park

As young artist Marina explores Vancouver from dawn to dusk, she records her impressions in her sketchbook. From Stanley Park to Granville Island, from Horseshoe Bay to Chinatown, Marina delights in the diversity of this West Coast city and brings its colourful spirit to life. With the combination of lively illustration and playful text that we know from The Ferryboat Ride, My Vancouver Sketchbook is sure to delight both visitors and residents.

AUTHOR

Greta Guzek

Illustrator and painter Greta Guzek lives in Gibsons, BC. Her illustrative work includes Down at the Seaweed Café, My Vancouver Sketchbook and The Airplane Ride (Harbour Publishing, 2006).


AUTHOR

Robert Perry

Robert Perry is the author of Down at the Seaweed Café (Nightwood Editions, 2010) and My Vancouver Sketchbook (Nightwood Editions, 2010). He lives in Victoria, BC.


Reviews

“Guzek’s swirling images and Perry’s graceful poetry evoke an exhilarating journey, as seen through the child, and the artist’s eye.” –The Vancouver Sun
– Praise for My Vancouver Sketchbook

Awards

  • A Best Book for Kids and Teens selection 2011, Commended
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    To sketch Vancouver
    From dawn until dark.
    From Spanish Banks
    To Stanley Park


    As young artist Marina explores Vancouver from dawn to dusk, she records her impressions in her sketchbook. From Stanley Park to Granville Island, from Horseshoe Bay to Chinatown, Marina delights in the diversity of this West Coast city and brings its colourful spirit to life. With the combination of lively illustration and playful text that we know from The Ferryboat Ride, My Vancouver Sketchbook is sure to delight both visitors and residents.

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    Details

    Dimensions:

    32 Pages
    9.75in * 10in * 0.13in
    0.53lb

    Published:

    February 18, 2010

    Publisher:

    Nightwood Editions

    ISBN:

    9780889712485

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    Language:

    eng

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