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  • Published: 15 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9780887765872
  • Imprint: Tundra Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • RRP: $29.99

A Big City Abc


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From baseball to fireworks, delis to a real live castle, the city of Toronto is full of surprises and delights. Artist Allan Moak explores the city he loves, recording the sights that appeal to children and to the child in him. In this lively book, children crawl through the Henry Moore sculpture in front of the art gallery, shop in the market neighborhood, take a ride on the island ferry, and paint murals at the zoo. Best of all, Moak encourages youngsters to appreciate the places they call home.

  • Pub date: 15 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9780887765872
  • Imprint: Tundra Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Allan Moak

Allan Moak is a self-taught artist who learned his craft as a teenager, practicing on scraps of canvas in a sail-maker’s shop. He has lived and worked in Toronto for more than 35 years. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries across North America and are in a number of public and private collections.

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Praise for A Big City Abc

““A series of blazingly bright impressions of a big, modern city at work and play.””


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