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Songs by Lennie Gallant
Paintings by Karen Gallant
Lennie Gallant and visual artist Karen Gallant are brother and sister who grew up in Rustico, Prince Edward Island. They were influenced by their surroundings in similar and profound ways, yet chose to channel their creativity through different media. Lennie and Karen have long dreamed of working together on a project and this wonderful book is the result. Peter’s Dream is an opportunity for you to experience their respective visions through exciting pairings of lyric and image that will pull you into new worlds rich in drama, pathos, and celebration– as well as a healthy dose of East Coast lore. Rendered by two powerful and perceptive storytellers, these works were created over a lifetime of independent craftsmanship, but while preparing this book, both artists discovered that they have been unknowingly collaborating all along! Prepare to be moved and inspired by these talented siblings, now realizing their shared dream. To learn more about Karen Gallant and her works, please visit www.karengallant.com
Available in bookstores.
A Day With You in Paradise
Illustrated by Patsy MacKinnon
This beautiful picture book depicts a family’s fun-filled day at a Prince Edward Island beach. Racing past dunes, building sand castles, and singing songs by a bonfire at night, the family revels in the peaceful beauty of an Island beach. Lennie Gallant’s lyrical description of a PEI summer day is matched perfectly with Patsy MacKinnon’s sun-soaked illustrations. A Day with You in Paradise is based on Lennie’s song of the same name from the Juno-nominated album When We Get There.
Available in local bookstores. Nimbus Publishing.
Canadian East Coast songwriter Lennie Gallant takes his audiences on an exciting emotional journey during his shows. The bilingual songwriter has won a host of awards and nominations from the JUNOS, Canadian Folk Music Awards and has won 19 East Coast Music Awards. His music transcends boundaries as he has written and performed in rock, folk, americana and celtic genres. He has recorded 14 albums of original songs, 10 in English and 4 in French.