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Found my sister's just-released picture book FOX AND SQUIRREL (Scholastic Canada) in Type Books on Queen Street

To celebrate our wedding anniversary, Jeff and I wandered about Toronto yesterday, visiting bookstores and coffee shops and having picnics in the park. And guess what I found in TYPE Books on Queen Street? My sister's just-released picture book, FOX AND SQUIRREL (Scholastic Canada)!

I bought a copy, of course. :-)

©2013 Ruth Ohi. Spread from FOX AND SQUIRREL (Scholastic Canada). Click image above to see a larger version.


When Fox and Squirrel get together, Squirrel can only see their differences. Squirrel is small and Fox is big; Squirrel lives in a nest and Fox in a burrow; Squirrel likes the day and Fox, the night. But as they carry on, Fox gently points out that their differences are a good thing, and more than that, they have many things in common too. Even Squirrel begins to see that maybe they are not so different after all. This irresistible story about the adventures of two lovable friends is told through spare text and expressive watercolour illustrations full of energy, humour and warmth.

©2013 Ruth Ohi. Spread from FOX AND SQUIRREL (Scholastic Canada). Click image above to see a larger version.

More info about Ruth Ohi's books: http://RuthOhi.com More info about FOX AND SQUIRREL as well as samples: http://www.ruthohi.com/fox-squirrel/

©2013 Ruth Ohi. Illustration from FOX AND SQUIRREL (Scholastic Canada).

TYPE BOOKS: 883 Queen St W Toronto, ON M6J 1G3, Canada, Phone +1 416-366-8973

If you haven't yet seen TYPE's übercool video:

Reader Comments (7)

Wow, Debbie! Talent really runs in the family! :) I'm so glad you mentioned your sister 'cause I wasn't aware of her and her work. I haven't seen this one at Barnes yet, but it looks SO adorable, I'll be looking! :)

August 25, 2013 | Unregistered Commenter:Donna

And I just watched the "Type" video! WOOOOOOOW!!!! All warm and fuzzy here over that one! :D

August 25, 2013 | Unregistered Commenter:Donna

This looks and sounds delightful!

August 25, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterdanielle

Like both FOX AND SQUIRREL. Both are cutest animal whose I like most. Like your sister's book, it gives me a plenty pleasure and till now feeling amazing.

August 26, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterclipping path photoshop

Donna: Thanks! My sister's been so encouraging to me re: my own picture books, and I've turned to her for advice many times. I love her work. And YES, isn't that Type video amazing?

August 27, 2013 | Registered CommenterDebbie Ridpath Ohi

Danielle: It is!

Clipping: Fox and Squirrel are definitely cute. :-)

August 27, 2013 | Registered CommenterDebbie Ridpath Ohi

Looks like an adorable book with a great theme! I'll keep my eye out for it!

August 28, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTina Cho

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