What if there was a purple planet with purple people on it? Sheree Fitch answers this question with a zany tongue-twister of a poem featuring Mabel Murple, a daredevil who rides a purple motorbike through purple puddles, skis on purple snow, and on her pancakes pours maple syrup. With a rich and vivid purple palette, Kate Greenaway Medal recipient Sydney Smith's illustrations reflect the wild joy in this classic poem. Mabel Murple won the Ann Connor Brimer award for children's literature.
|Publication date:||28th February 2019|
|Publisher:||Nimbus Publishing Ltd|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Sheree Fitch's first two books, Toes in My Nose (1987) and Sleeping Dragons All Around (1989), launched her career as a poet, rhymster, and kind of Canadian female Dr. Seuss. Fitch has won almost every major award for Canadian children's literature since then, including the 2000 Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work Inspirational to Canadian Children. She has over twenty-five books to her credit, including her bestselling and critically praised adult novel, Kiss the Joy As It Flies (2008). Sydney Smith is a NSCAD University graduate living in Toronto. Well-known for his artwork for local musicians, he is the illustrator of The ...More About Sheree Fitch