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A Prairie Alphabet
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Item ID Starting Bid Bids Current Bid
107296 $10.00 6 $30.00

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When most people think of the prairies, they picture endless flat plains, miles of farms with grain waving in the wind, gentle, undulating hills, and vast cattle ranches. But to the people who live there, particularly the children, the prairies are much more.

A Prairie Alphabet offers the adult and child alike a remarkable tour – from the grain elevators that are an integral part of the landscape, to oil rigs that pop up like “grasshoppers,” to fairs and rodeos, to auctions, barns, combines, and dugouts.

Item donated by the artist. Yvette Moore was commissioned to create the official portrait of the former Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan and has received numerous awards throughout her career including the prestigious Mr. Christies Book Award for outstanding achievement for illustration in Canadian Children’s Literature, for A Prairie Alphabet.