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Children's Fiction Senses & Sensation

Woosh! I Hear a Sound (Annikin Edition)

illustrated by Heather Collins

by (author) Emily Hearn

Annick Press
Initial publish date
May 1985
Senses & Sensation
Recommended Age
2 to 4
Recommended Grade
p to k
Recommended Reading age
2 to 4
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    Publish Date
    May 1985
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A playful question-and-answer book as a young boy discovers what makes the sounds all around him. Told in gentle rhymes.

About the authors

Heather Collins brings Come Sit By Me alive with the colourful illustration style for which she has become known. Her popular children's picture book credits include Whoosh I Hear a Sound!, The Bare Naked and A Pioneer Story: The Daily Life of a Canadian Family in 1840 for which She won both the Information Book Award and the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award. When she's not illustrating in her attic studio in Toronto, Heather can be found spending time with her two children and her husband.

Heather Collins' profile page

Emily Hearn wrote picture books, poetry and music, and radio and TV scripts, including work for the National Film Board and TVO. She was a mentor for the Toronto District School Board and for elementary school children through WIER (Writers in Electronic Residence). Emily collaborated with her co-author, Mark Thurman, on "The Mighty Mites" comic strip series that appeared in Owl Magazine for more than a dozen years. Emily passed away in 2015.


Emily Hearn's profile page

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