Everybody that has seen the artwork in Strange Saskatchewan has gone crazy for it. "It is retro, it is unique, and just plain cool," says Kevin O'Reilly, a designer with more than 30 years experience in the book business.
For MacIntyre Purcell, the working relationship with illustrator and artist Jason Sylvestre is something the firm cherishes. "His range and commitment make it just a pleasure to work him," says publisher John MacIntyre. "He is smart, funny and deserves national recognition."
Strange Saskatchewan is a delightful and, yes, STRANGE romp through Canada's land of the living skies. Strange Saskatchewan will be available in book stores on June 15th, 2015.
Out of Old Saskatchewan Kitchens by Amy Jo Ehman was nominated for the City of Saskatoon and Public Library Saskatoon Book Award. "I know it is a cliché" says Ehman, "but it really is an honour — especially this year — to be nominated."
Out of Old Saskatchewan Kitchens has been a bestseller since in was launched and critic after critic have heaped praise on Ehman's book.
dee Hobsbawn-Smith, chef and award-winning author of Foodshed: An Edible Alberta Alphabet, calls the book a classic, a term she doesn't throw about lightly.
This blending of characters, recipes and stories serves up a menu of home. In the tradition of iconic Canadian food writers Anita Stewart, Marie Nightingale, and Edna Staebler, Amy Jo Ehman has penned a culinary classic.