A Vancouver Sun bestseller!
A love letter to The Tragically Hip, one of Canada's most beloved bands, this ABC picture book features illustrations from four renowned Canadian illustrators.
The Tragically Hip, fronted by the late Gord Downie, is a legendary, bestselling Canadian band. And now, almost forty years of music can be appreciated in a brand-new way: an ABC picture book! From "A is for Ahead by a Century" to "N is for New Orleans is Sinking" all the way to "Z is for Frozen in My Tracks," this illustrated ode to the band will be enjoyed by readers of all ages. Featuring art from Canadian illustrators Clayton Hanmer, Julia Breckenreid, Bridget George and Monika Melnychuk, this is the perfect gift for Hip fans old and new!
About the authors
Clayton Hanmer is an illustrator whose crude, energetic comic style has given him a surprisingly broad range of clients from The Globe and Mail to Owl Magazine. He is also the illustrator of The Secret Life of Money by Kira Vermond (Owlkids Books, 2012) and Not Your Typical Book about the Environment by Elin Kelsey (Owlkids Books, 2010). He lives in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada.
Monika Melnychuk`s illustrations have been featured in Fashion18, Chickadee, Owl, UTNE Reader and the New York Times, among other publications. She is also the illustrator of Girl in the Know, and Centsibility in KCP`s Planet Girl series.
Bridget George is an Anishinaabe author-illustrator and graphic designer. She was raised on the Kettle and Stony Point First Nation and now lives in London, Ontario. George is the author of the 2020 book It’s a Mitig!, an acclaimed introduction to the Ojibway language for young readers.
"A unique way to combine music greatness, culture and the alphabet in one captivating story for young children."—Momma Braga
Other titles by Clayton Hanmer
The Museum of Odd Body Leftovers
A Tour of Your Useless Parts, Flaws, and Other Weird Bits
How and Why Stuff Gets Popular
Dog vs. Ultra Dog
Half-Truths and Brazen Lies
An Honest Look at Lying
The Secret Life of Money
A Kid's Guide to Cash
Lowdown on Denim
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