The Slippers' Keeper

The Slippers' Keeper

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Born in 1914, Joe Purdon was one of North America's early conservationists. After stumbling as a child upon a cluster of Showy Lady's Slippers in bloom, Joe dedicated his life to protecting these rare orchids. In this picture book Ian Wallace depicts how Joe Purdon became a steward of a fragile piece of land in Eastern Ontario.
Publisher: ©2015
Toronto, Ontario ;, Berkeley, CA :, Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press,, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781554984145
1554984149
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 x 28 cm
Summary: Born in 1914, Joe Purdon was one of North America's early conservationists. After stumbling as a child upon a cluster of Showy Lady's Slippers in bloom, Joe dedicated his life to protecting these rare orchids. In this picture book Ian Wallace depicts how Joe Purdon became a steward of a fragile piece of land in Eastern Ontario.

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