nspired by her own family, the album of her Florida trip brings back both the happy and the turbulent times of a typical car trip and of sleeping in different motels until the final destination was reached. May even teaches her older brother a thing or two!
*My Family Vacation. Text and illustrations. Montreal: Tundra Books, 1988.
ay woke up when it was still dark out. She helped Dad pack the car just as dawn was breaking. May was getting ready to go on her first family vacation to Florida.
8 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches
Combination of pencil
8 x 7 inches
Gouache on Saundres
hen she got to the top, she walked out to the end of the long narrow diving board and looked down at the glittering turquoise pool below. It was so far away! She felt very, very small.
8 x 7 1/2 inches
7 15/16 x 6 15/16 inches
Gouache on Saundres watercolour paper