Emily Carr: At the Edge of the World Book by Jo Ellen Bogart

Emily Carr: At the Edge of the World Book by Jo Ellen Bogart

Emily Carr: At the Edge of the World

Shortlisted for the 2005 2006 Red Cedar Book Award, NonfictionSelected as Honour Book by the Children s Literature Roundtable Information Book of the YearThe brilliant artist Emily Carr lived at the edge When she was born, in 1871, Victoria, British Columbia was a small, insular place She was at the edge of a society that expected well bred young ladies to marry For yea Shortlisted for the 2005 2006 Red Cedar Book Award, NonfictionSelected as Honour Book by the Children s Literature Roundtable Information Book of the YearThe brilliant artist Emily Carr lived at the edge When she was born, in 1871, Victoria, British Columbia was a small, insular place She was at the edge of a society that expected well bred young ladies to marry For years, she was at the edge of the world of artists she longed to join.Emily Carr s life was not an easy one She struggled against a family that did not approve of her art and against poor health She found her pleasures in her many pets a Javanese monkey named Woo, parrots, and many beloved dogs Later, she would meet the artists of the Group of Seven and among them find her soul mates.When illness put a stop to her painting, she found expression and comfort in her writing Her book Klee Wyck received Canada s highest literary honor the Governor General s Award Emily Carr At the Edge of the World is an introduction to this remarkable artist and her paintings

Title : Emily Carr: At the Edge of the World
Author :  Jo Ellen Bogart
Language : English
Isbn : 0887766404
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 40 pages

Rating: 4.4

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