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Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsFitch, Sheree, and Molly Lamb Bobak
PublisherDoubleday Canada
DescriptorsEnglish Language; Fredericton; New Brunswick; Nova Scotia; Picture Book; Poetry

This poetry picture book was written while New Brunswick/Nova Scotia author Sheree Fitch was living in Fredericton and is inspired by the Fredericton Exhibition. The poems describe the sights, sounds, and tastes of a day at the fair. The book was illustrated by New Brunswick artist Molly Bobak.


Jurisdiction: New Brunswick; Jurisdiction: Nova Scotia

Age Range

Age Range: 6-9


Fitch's Merry-Go-Day tells of a family's trip to the Fredericton Exhibition – an
annual, summer carnival featuring rides and other fun amusements. Bobak's lively
illustrations appear as vibrant watercolours depicting the crowds and various activities.