From: In This House Are Many Women and Other Poems


Grand-mère – Mother to Infant – Villa Madonna – In the Still Dark – Flannelism – Garbage Man – Hero – Coming of Age – This Body Is Growing a Person – One Night When Eve Came Knocking – Advice – Advice from Your Aunt – Madonna – Cop – Civil Servant – Grand LaPierre, Newfoundland – We are Sorry for Our Loss – Aurora Borealis – Miqqusaaq



Sheree Fitch

Sheree Fitch burst onto the children's poetry scene with her celebrated book of nonsense verse Toes in My Nose in 1987. Since then, she has written 17 books for children and won numerous awards for her work, including the Mr. Christie Book Award, Marianna Dempster Award, Silver Birch Award, and Hackmatack Award. In 1998, she won the prestigious Vicky Metcalf award for a body of work inspirational to Canadian children. She has been goodwill ambassador for UNICEF since 1994.