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Jean E. Pendziwol

Jean E. Pendziwol

  • 5 stars across 4 books
Jean E. Pendziwol is an award-winning author who gained international success with No Dragons for Tea: Fire Safety for Kids and Dragons. Her other work includes the lyrical picture books, Dawn Watch and The Red Sash, both illustrated by Nicolas Debon, and Marja's Skis, which was inspired by her husband's grandmother, who grew up in a Finnish farming and logging community in northern Canada. Jean lives in Ontario, Canada. Find Jean online at and on Twitter as @JeanPendziwol.

Isabelle Arsenault is a Canadian illustrator who has won an impressive number of awards and has achieved international recognition. Her books include Migrant by Maxine Trottier, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book and a finalist for the Governor General's Award; Once Upon a Northern Light, written by Jean E. Pendziwol; Jane, the Fox and Me, written by Fanny Britt; and Alpha. She lives in Montreal, Canada. Find Isabelle online at
1st October 2015

Once Upon a Northern Night

A lyrical ode to the wonders of the night is brought beautifully to life by the award-winning Isabelle Arsenault, il... MoreOnce Upon a Northern Night

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Me and You and the Red Canoe

"A true gem that invites contemplation and reflection in children, who are often too busy to notice the beauty of ev... MoreMe and You and the Red Canoe

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The Red Sash

The Red Sash is the story of a young Metis boy who lives near the fur trading post of Fort William, on Lake Superior... MoreThe Red Sash

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When I Listen to Silence

When a child is asked to "Please, be quiet!" they sit silent ... and their imagination sweeps them away on a breatht... MoreWhen I Listen to Silence

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