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by (author) Emily Hepditch

Flanker Press
Initial publish date
Mar 2022
General, Multigenerational
Recommended Age
5 to 10
Recommended Grade
k to 5
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2022
    List Price
  • eBook

    Publish Date
    Mar 2022
    List Price

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Alexander loves his grandma and all of the wonderful things she makes for him. But when Grandma surprises Alexander with a present that's not so wonderful, he has to figure out how to make it to the end of picture day wearing his itchy, sweaty, scratchy, woolly sweater.

Written and illustrated by Emily Hepditch, the award-winning and #1 bestselling author of The Woman in the Attic and Alone on the Trail.

About the author

Emily Hepditch is an award-winning author from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland.In 2020, her debut novel, The Woman in the Attic, was published by Flanker Press and quickly became the #1 bestselling book in Newfoundland and Labrador. The book has remained on the Atlantic Books Today top five bestsellers list since its release. Emily's second thriller, Alone on the Trail, is also an ABT top-five bestseller. Sweater is her first children's illustrated book.Emily is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she studied linguistics, psychology, and criminology. When she is not writing novels, she is studying law, working on an illustration, or hiking the East Coast Trails.The Woman in the Attic has won the following awards and honours:Winner: Rakuten Kobo Emerging Writer Prize—Mystery Winner: NL Reads 2021—Margaret Duley Award Gold Medal Winner: Independent Publisher Awards—Canada, East, Regional Fiction Finalist: Crime Writers of Canada Awards—Best First Novel Long-listed: BMO Winterset Awards

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