A Grain of Sand
Publication Date: March 2003
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Handsomely bound and designed for gift giving, A Grain of Sand
was originally written for an oratorio by the renowned choral master and composer Dr.
Derek Holman and first performed in Toronto during that city's celebration of the new
Vladyana Krykorka's brilliant watercolours join the poet's words in
perfect harmony, as
... a child on a beach on a summer's day
With time to idle the hours away
In the tiniest grain of sand can see
A limitless world of mystery
In addition to writing, Page painted, under the name P. K. Irwin. She mounted one-woman shows in Mexico and Canada. Her work was also exhibited in various group shows, and is represented in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Victoria Art Gallery, among others.
P. K. Page was
David McPhail is the author and illustrator of more than fifty children's books, including two previous picture books featuring Edward ? Santa's Book of Names and Edward and the Pirates. David McPhail lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Krykorka is the illustrator of more than 20 picture books for children.