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1 TAYLOR, Joanne. RANKIN, Peter Making Room.
Tundra Books, Toronto, 2004, ISBN:088776651X 
TAYLOR, Joanne. Making Room. Illustrated by Peter Rankin. (Toronto) : Tundra Books, (2004). First Printing. Pp (24). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, brown illustrated glossy paper covered boards, with matching dustjacket. An illustrated children's book by Joanne Taylor (born in New Glasgow and raised in Cape Breton) and illustrated by Peter Rankin (born and raised in rural Cape Breton). “John William Smith - barely more than a boy - clears land builds aone-room house plants three apple trees then sits down to sip his tea and watch the sunset. He has everything a young man could want. But after many sunsets alone John William decides he needs a wife. So he marries the wonderful Annie. As time passes John William expands their home to accommodate children an injured cousin a widowed sister and many more additions to the family. His toolbox is never far from his side waiting for the next time Annie will say John William dear I think we need.... Will the house ever be complete? Based on the true story of John William and Annie Smith who lived in Cape Breton Nova Scotia in the 1800s this is a warm and witty look at what makes a home and who makes up a family.” - from the dj flap. Very good inunclipped dustjacket. 12.50

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