Team Like No Other
- Softcover30 pages, full colour
“Mush," shouted Stephen - and they were off.
A great Rocky Mountain picture book, the wilderness, adventure and the thrill of near disaster - they're all present in this moving tale of a boy and his dog.
Stephen and his dad enjoy dog sledding in the mountains with their team of eight beautiful huskies. But pleasure almost turns to tragedy when Stephen finds himself alone on the sled as the dogs race toward the cliff's edge. Disaster seems certain. But Stephen's faith in Skoki, his lead dog, is rewarded when she averts disaster with moments to spare. Skoki's trust in Stephen makes the two of them a team like no other.
A Team Like No Other is a story of love and friendship set in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The knowledge that Stephen and Skoki can always count on each other brings depth to this simple story of a boy and his dog.
"An absolutely exhilarating experience." -- CanLit for Kids
"Beautifully illustrated." -- Edmonton Journal
"Realistic illustrations and an accurate portrayal of dogsledding will intrigue young readers."
-- Today's Parent
Georgia Graham has been hooked on chalk pastels since she was given a set as a child. A graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design, she first used her art to entertain children when she drew pictures for her Sunday school class. She has been drawing for children ever since. Georgia Graham illustrated A Team Like No Other in chalk pastel and chalk pencils on orange sanded paper, the same media she has used in her previous books, including the award winning Tiger's New Cowboy Boots. Georgia lives with her husband and two children in central Alberta.
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