Now available in paperback! In this second book in the acclaimed Henry Books series, curious little Henry has a new question for his parents: "Where did I come from?" His parents, trying to remember, come up with many hilarious, imaginative and whimsical answers.<br>
The hardcover edition of <i>Where You Came From</i> was the third prize winner at the 2008 Alcuin Awards for Excellence in Book Design, an AIGA professional association for design 50 books / 50 covers selection, and a finalist for the 2008 <i>ForeWord Magazine</i> 2008 Book of the Year Award (Children's Picture Book category).
About the authors
Sara O'Leary est auteure de livres pour adultes et pour enfants. Parmi ses oeuvres les plus connues, la série à succès Henry et les albums This is Sadie, illustré par Julie Morstad et You Are One, illustré par Karen Klassen. Diplômée du programme de création littéraire de l'Université de la Colombie-Britannique, elle a enseigné la scénarisation et l'écriture pour enfants à l'Université Concordia.
Sara O'Leary is a writer of fiction for both adults and children. She is the author of the award-winning series of Henry books and This Is Sadie, illustrated by Julie Morstad, and You Are One, illustrated by Karen Klassen. A graduate of the UBC Creative Writing Program, she has taught screenwriting and writing for children at Concordia University in Montreal.
span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA">Julie Morstadspan lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-fareast-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA"> is an author, illustrator and artist living in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her most recent book for children, How To, marks her authorial debut, and has received starred reviews in Kirkus, School Library Journal and Quill & Quire, as well as a Governor General's award nomination. Books she has illustrated for children include When You Were Small, recipient of the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award; When I Was Small, winner of the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize; and Singing Away the Dark, which was shortlisted for a number of children's literature prizes.
Communities Where You Came FromIn the sequel to the acclaimed picture book When You Were Small, curious little Henry has a new question for his parents — “Where did I come from?” His parents, trying to explain, come up with many hilarious and whimsical answers. Gentle, soft-coloured artwork rounds out the story.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.
Other titles by Sara O'Leary
Other titles by Julie Morstad
A Rose, a Bridge, and a Wild Black Horse
The Puppets of Spelhorst
Swan (international pb)
The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
Time is a Flower
Girl on a Motorcycle
It Began With a Page
How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way
The Dress and the Girl
House of Dreams: The Life of L. M. Montgomery
A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli