Ancient Thunder facts for kids
|3 August 2006|
Ancient Thunder is a children's fantasy picture book by the Canadian artist and writer Leo Yerxa, simultaneously published in Canada and the United States in 2006. It won the 2006 Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration and the 2008 Saskatchewan Willow Award for picture books. Ancient Thunder was both illustrated and written by Leo Yerxa.
This book describes the relationship of horses and First Nation's cultures with a single poem and illustrations using water-colour artwork. Only few lines of text per page contrast with painted images associated with native culture.
|Governor General's Literary Awards||2006||Won|
|First Nation Communities Read||2007||Won|
|The Willow Awards||2008||Won|
|Anskohk Aboriginal Children's Book of the Year Award||2007||Nominated|
|Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award||2007||Nominated|
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