|By (author):||Heighton, Steven|
|Illustrated By:||Iwai, Melissa|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dogs|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Canadian|
|JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Europe|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration|
|Publisher:||Groundwood Books Ltd|
|Size:||7.50in x 5.00in|
|From The Publisher*|
The fishermen on Lesvos call her Kanella because of her cinnamon color. She's a scrawny, nervous stray - easily intimidated by the harbor cats and the other dogs that compete for handouts on the pier.
|From The Publisher*|
Based on a true story, a stray dog befriends an orphan boy in a refugee camp on a Greek island.
Praise for Steven Heighton:
STEVEN HEIGHTON's most recent books are the novel The Nightingale Won't Let You Sleep (Hamish Hamilton, 2017) and the poetry collection The Waking Comes Late (House of Anansi Press, 2016), which received the Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry. He is also the author of the novel Afterlands, which was published in six countries, was a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, and was a "best of year" selection from ten publications in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K. The novel has also been optioned for film by Pall Grimsson and is currently in pre-production. His other poetry collections include The Ecstasy of Skeptics and The Address Book. His fiction and poetry have been translated into ten languages, have appeared in the London Review of Books, Tin House, Poetry, Brick, the Independent, the Literary Review, and The Walrus Magazine, among others; have been internationally anthologised in Best English Stories, Best American Poetry, The Minerva Book of Stories, and Best American Mystery Stories; and have won the Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry, the Gerald Lampert Award, the K.M. Hunter Award, the P.K. Page Founders' Award, the Petra Kenney Prize, the Air Canada Award, and four gold National Magazine Awards. In addition, Heighton has been a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award, the Trillium Book Award, the Pushcart Prize, the Journey Prize, the Moth Prize, and Britain's W.H. Smith Award. Heighton is also a fiction reviewer for the New York Times Book Review.
Melissa Iwai is the illustrator of more than 30 books, including Night Shift Daddy by Eileen Spinelli.