Winner Of The 2014 Lillian Shepherd Memorial Award For Excellence In IllustrationShortlisted For The 2014 Retail Council Of Canada Book Of The Year For Children Award Can You Lasso The Wind Can You Whip It A Gale Can You Make Oceans BendTo Cradle Each Lost Whale Lasso The Wind Is The First Collection Of Children S Poetry By Renowned Poet And Playwright George Elliott Clarke By Turns Absurd, Witty, Playful, And Profound, Clarke S Poems Speak To The Vivid Wonder, The Bright Joys, And The Secret Pains Of Growing Up In This World.With Bold And Contemporary Illustrations By Susan Tooke, Lasso The Wind Is A Masterpiece.
A seventh generation Nova Scotian, George Elliott Clarke was born in 1960 in Windsor Plans, Nova Scotia He is known as a poet, as well as for his two volume anthology of Black Writing from Nova Scotia, Fire in the Water Volume One contains spirituals, poety sermons, and accounts from 1789 to the mid twentieth century Volume Two collects the work of the Black Cultural Renaissance in Nova Scotia,
- 64 pages
- Lasso the Wind
- George Elliott Clarke
- 22 December 2018 George Elliott Clarke