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Joanne Schwartz

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Joanne Schwartz

  • 5 stars across 7 books
    6th April 2017

    Town Is by the Sea

    While a young boy enjoys a summer's day, his thoughts constantly return to his father, who is digging for coal deep unde... More

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    18th October 2013

    Grandmother Ptarmigan

    It's bedtime for baby ptarmigan, but he will not go to sleep. So his grandmother decides to tell him a bedtime story tha... More

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    30th March 2017

    The Legend of the Fog

    In this traditional Inuit story, a simple walk on the tundra becomes a life or death journey for a young man. When he co... More

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    23rd August 2018

    Pinny in Fall

    On a crisp fall day, Pinny decides to go for a walk. She packs a sweater, her rain hat, a book, a snack and her treasu... More

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    26th May 2016

    Pinny in Summer

    This engaging story, told in chapter-like episodes, follows Pinny on a long, lazy summer day. As sunshine turns to rain ... More

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    15th October 2020

    The Old Woman

    An old woman shares her home with a scruffy old dog, her best friend and constant companion. One fall day, they go for... More

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    4th May 2021

    Grandmother Ptarmigan

    It's bedtime for baby ptarmigan, but he will not go to sleep. So his grandmother decides to tell him a bedtime story tha... More

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    • Town Is by the Sea

      Town Is by the Sea

      Just read this to my 7 year old.  We loved the illustrations of the sea at different times of the day and thought about having a go at painting these...

    • Town Is by the Sea

      Town Is by the Sea

      by kafs

      This is such a beautiful book - with a beautiful pace. It is dreamy and interesting. It touches on the idea of a difficult job like mining in such a d...

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      Town Is by the Sea

      by Ashbeee

      An absolutely breathtaking picture book that illustrates the striking contrasts between life above ground and that of a coal miner. It's sad, beautifu...