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Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet


Tundra author Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet writes novels and picture books. Her first book, A Prairie Alphabet with illustrator Yvette Moore became an instant bestseller and won many awards, including the Mr. Christie Award and was a finalist for several others, including the Saskatchewan Book of the Year Award. Jo and Yvette also collaborated
on A Prairie Year and Heartland: A Prairie Sampler. A mother of four sons, Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet lives with her family on a cattle and wheat farm in Saskatchewan.

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A Prairie Alphabet
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet
Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Trade Paperback | 32 pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - Concepts - Alphabet; Juvenile Nonfiction - Lifestyles (Farm Life); Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - Canada
978-0-88776-937-5 (0-88776-937-3)

October 13, 2009 | $9.99

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A Prairie Alphabet
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet, Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887769375
Our Price: $9.99
   Quantity: 1 


When most people think of the prairies, they picture endless flat plains, miles of farms with grain waving in the wind, gentle, undulating hills, and vast cattle ranches. But to the people who live there, particularly the children, the prairies are much more.

A Prairie Alphabet offers the adult and child alike...

Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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The Day I Became a Canadian
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet
Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang

Trade Paperback | 24 pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - Canada; Juvenile Nonfiction - History - Canada; Juvenile Nonfiction - Social Situations - New Experience
978-0-88776-892-7 (0-88776-892-X)

September 23, 2008 | $12.99

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The Day I Became a Canadian
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet, Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887768927
Our Price: $12.99
   Quantity: 1 


On a snowy morning, little Xiao Ling Li and her parents are about to take part in a ceremony — one that will make them Canadian citizens. To record the day for her new brother or sister, she decides to keep a scrapbook to treasure the day.

The Day I Became...


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Heartland
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet
Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Trade Paperback | 40 pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places; Juvenile Nonfiction - Reference; Juvenile Nonfiction - Travel
978-0-88776-722-7 (0-88776-722-2)

January 25, 2005 | $12.99

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Heartland
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet, Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887767227
Our Price: $12.99
   Quantity: 1 


Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet presents a sampler of the Prairies: the patterns of the land and its colors, embroidered with details of life and history, which make up the place she calls home. She describes weather so wild that you can sometimes make a snowman in the summer; the prairie love of the...


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A Prairie Year
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet
Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Trade Paperback | 32 pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - Canada; Juvenile Nonfiction - Animals - Farm Animals; Juvenile Nonfiction - Family - Parents
978-0-88776-569-8 (0-88776-569-6)

May 5, 2001 | $11.99

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A Prairie Year
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet, Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887765698
Our Price: $11.99
   Quantity: 1 


The year begins with hockey, icefishing, and a snowmobile race. Spring brings renewal: the arrival of piglets, baby chicks in the farm kitchen; and outside, the fields are seeded. In summer, there’s a dinosaur park to be visited; a calf is groomed for the fair and wheat tested between grandfather’s fingers...


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A Prairie Alphabet
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet
Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Trade Paperback | 32 pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - Concepts - Alphabet; Juvenile Nonfiction - Lifestyles (Farm Life); Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - Canada
978-0-88776-323-6 (0-88776-323-5)

March 4, 1994 | $12.99

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A Prairie Alphabet
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet, Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780887763236
Our Price: $12.99
   Quantity: 1 


When most people think of the prairies, they picture endless flat plains, miles of farms with grain waving in the wind, gentle, undulating hills, and vast cattle ranches. But to the people who live there, particularly the children, the prairies are much more.

A Prairie Alphabet offers the adult and child alike...

Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

book cover
A Prairie Alphabet
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet
Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Hardcover | 32 pages | Tundra Books | Juvenile Nonfiction - Concepts - Alphabet; Juvenile Nonfiction - Lifestyles (Farm Life); Juvenile Nonfiction - People & Places - Canada
978-0-88776-292-5 (0-88776-292-1)

September 1, 1992 | $21.99

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A Prairie Alphabet
Written by Jo Bannatyne-Cugnet, Illustrated by Yvette Moore

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780887762925
Our Price: $21.99
   Quantity: 1 


When most people think of the prairies, they picture endless flat plains, miles of farms with grain waving in the wind, gentle, undulating hills, and vast cattle ranches. But to the people who live there, particularly the children, the prairies are much more.

A Prairie Alphabet offers the adult and child alike...

Also available as a trade paperback and a trade paperback.