“Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things” Edited by Sheree Fitch & Anne Hunt

About the Book

From celebrated children’s poet and author Sheree Fitch and early childhood educator and researcher Anne Hunt comes this illustrated compendium of Atlantic Canadian poetry and verse for young readers. Spanning centuries of work, from Milton Acorn to Kathleen Winter, and a broad thematic scope–from soft lullabies to silly, jiggly lyrics, poignant meditations on nature, loss, and love–over 100 poems from the region’s best are sure to delight educators, parents, and young readers everywhere. With brilliant spot illustrations from acclaimed New Brunswick artist Lloyd Fitzgerald, Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things is a feast for all senses.


About Sheree Sheree Fitch

Sheree Fitch is an award winning poet, storyteller, and educator. Her picture books, novels, plays, and poetry have delighted both children and adults since 1987.  Sheree lives with her husband Gilles, in River John, Nova Scotia, on their hobby farm.  Happy Doodle Do, with a donkey, a dog, a cat and a few other critters.  They run a seasonal book store, Mabel Murple's Book Shoppe and Dreamery, which highlights storytelling, literacy, Atlantic Canadian books and writers, and of course: poems! Visit her at shereefitch.com


About Anne Hunt

Anne Hunt has had a long and varied career as an early childhood educator in schools and at the University of New Brunswick and St.Thomas University.  An active and widely publishing Research Associated at UNB, Anne was a member of the team at the UNB Early Childhood Centre that implemented kindergarten in the public schools and developed the New Brunswick Curriculum for Early Learning and Childcare.

We're giving away a copy of  Sheree Fitch & Anne Hunt's "Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things" in our 2017 Countdown to Christmas Contest.

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