About the Publication
by Laurie Stanley-Blackwell (author), Teresa MacKenzie (illustrator), and Effie Rankin (translator)
This book is a collaboration of Laurie Stanley-Blackwell (author), Teresa MacKenzie (illustrator), and Effie Rankin (translator). Their goal is to create an English-Gaelic children’s picture book that is fun, gentle, and full of life. This story is about Henry and Abby who want to own a dog. They soon find themselves sharing their home at Palmerston Street with an assortment of pets. The children and their Mom learn that the heart can always expand to make more room for love.
With its beautiful illustrations and sensitive Gaelic translation, this light-hearted story will captivate young readers and young listeners alike. It will also appeal to Gaelic learners who will be able to link via a QR code to a recording of the Gaelic version of this story read by Effie Rankin.
- Publisher : The Pictou Bee Press (13 May 2023)
- Language : Gaelic and English
- Hardcover : 44 pages
- ISBN : 978-0-920297-01-8
- Item weight : 180 g
- Dimensions : 21.59 x 21.59 x 0.4 cm (8.5 x 8.5 x 0.2 in)
Copies of The Pets that Came to Palmerston Street /Na Peataichean a thàinig gu Sràid Phalmerston may be obtained in person from McCulloch House Museum & Genealogy Centre, 86 Haliburton Road, Pictou; The River Gallery on Water Street, 49 Water Street, Pictou; Antigonish Heritage Museum, 20 East Main Street, Antigonish; and Happenstance, 260 Main Street, Antigonish.