"This little unpretentious story about the influence of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team is probably the best-known and most beloved piece of writing throughout the Canadian provinces--especially Quebec--short of the national anthem." --George Plimpton, "The Norton Book of Sports"
""This Sweater is for You!" is the new book written by Sheldon Cohen, providing a beautiful and fascinating glimpse into his creative process animating "The Hockey Sweater"." --"Waterloo Chronicle" (March 28, 2012)
About the Author
Sheldon Cohen is an award-winning animator and film director, an illustrator, and a painter. His films include "I Want a Dog," "Pies," "The Snow Cat," "The Sweater," and "The Three Wishes." He is the author of "The Basketball Player," "The Boxing Champion," "The Flying Canoe," and "The Longest Home Run." He has lectured at Harvard University and Concordia University. He lives in Montreal, Quebec. Roch Carrier was Canada's National Librarian and the author of several Canadian classics for both adults and children. He has been awarded the Stephen Leacock Award for Humor, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, Officer of the Order of Canada, and several honorary doctorates. He lives in Ottawa, Ontario.