How Smudge Came (Northern Lights Books for Children)

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9780889951617: How Smudge Came (Northern Lights Books for Children)

In the home where Cindy lives, no dogs are allowed, so she must bundle puppy up when she goes to work as a cleaning woman in the Hospice. One patient is so blind with illness that he can barely see the dog; it looks like a smudge.

But, oh, how nice to hold the puppy. What is Cindy to do? How will she care for Smudge?

How Smudge Came was made into an award winning television movie and became an international best seller.

Awards and Nominations:
Winner of the 1996 Mr. Christie Book Award
Winner of the 1996 Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize
Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Citation

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Awards and Nominations

  • Winner of the 1996 Mr. Christie Book Award
  • Winner of the 1996 Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize
  • Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Citation

About the Author:

Nan Gregory's previous children's picture books include the international best-seller How Smudge Came and the critically acclaimed Wild Girl and Gran. Nan Gregory is a professional storyteller and has performed in schools, libraries, hospitals, parks and theatres, at conferences and festivals, and from the back of a horse-drawn sleigh. Her career has taken her across Canada and to the United States, Japan and New Zealand.

Ron Lightburn is an internationally renowned illustrator of books for children. He has currently completed a picture book, Wild Girl and Gran by Nan Gregory. He has collaborated with Nan Gregory once before, on the award-winning How Smudge Came. His illustrations in the picture book Waiting for the Whales earned him the Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Illustration, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award for Illustration and the Elizabeth Mrazik Cleaver Picture Book Award.

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