Emily Carr: The Incredible Life and Adventures of a West Coast Artist

Cat Klerks


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This is the story of a rebellious girl from British Columbia who travelled the world in pursuit of her calling only to find her true inspiration in the Canadian landscape she’d left behind. Both a prolific painter and an accomplished writer, Carr was more comfortable in the raw wilderness than in the tea rooms of London, and more at home with her unique pets than with the people around her. Despite numerous setbacks and disappointments, she persevered to become the West Coast’s most celebrated artist—and a Canadian icon. Her story is a testament to individuality and an inspiration to all.

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PB, 112 pages

ISBN 9781772030877


Cat Klerks has a degree in English from McGill University and a lifelong fascination with Canadian art. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.


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