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Aunt Pearl

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ISBN-10: 1773061534

ISBN-13: 9781773061535

Edition: 2019

Authors: Monica Kulling, Irene Luxbacher

List price: $18.95
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Aunt Pearl arrives one day pushing a shopping cart full of her worldly goods. Her sister Rose has invited her to come live with her family. 
 Six-year-old Marta is happy to meet her aunt, who takes her out to look for treasure on garbage day, and who shows her camp group how to decorate a coffee table with bottle caps. But almost immediately, Pearl and Rose start to clash -- over Pearl's belongings crammed into the house, and over Rose's household rules. As the weeks pass, Pearl grows quieter and more withdrawn, until, one morning, she is gone. 
 Acclaimed author Monica Kulling brings sensitivity to this story about homelessness, family and love, beautifully illustrated in Irene Luxbacher's…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication date: 8/1/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 10.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Irene Luxbacher is an artist and author living in Toronto, Canada. With more than fifteen years’ experience as an illustrator, Irene has received numerous awards for her children’s instructional and picture books. Some of her awards include the 2003 National Parenting Publications Gold Award, the 2004 Disney Book Award and the 2007 Ontario Library Association Award. In 2009/10 Irene made the USBBY Outstanding International Books Honor List and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award, both for her illustrations in Andrew Larsen’s The Imaginary Garden .