Marie-Louise Gay



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    General Fiction

    Aug-2018

    Mustafa and his family traveled a long way to reach their new home. Some nights Mustafa dreams about the country he used to live in, and he wakes up not knowing where he is. Then his mother takes him out to the balcony to see the moon ― the same mo...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2018

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2017

    Pistachio is worried about her dog. All he does is sleep . . . and eat . . . and sleep. What a boring life! An audition call for a theater production seems like the perfect answer. When Dog is chosen for the role, his life is abruptly transformed wit...

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    Graphic Novel

    Mar-2017

    This hilarious collection of illustrated stories gives us a glimpse into the things children wonder about every day.What do cats really see? What do trees talk about? Should you make funny faces on a windy day? Do worms rule the world? Do mothers alw...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    Many children want to know where stories come from and how a book is made. Marie-Louise Gay s new picture book provides them with some delightfully inspiring answers though a fictional encounter between an author and some very curious children togeth...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    Marie-Louise Gay’s beloved books about Stella’s little brother, Sam, are all here in this vibrant and humorous collection. Children all around the world have read about Stella and Sam, and their gently funny, nurturing relationship. Stella has a ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2013

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    In this lovely addition to Marie-Louise Gay’s renowned Stella series, Stella introduces little brother Sam to the pleasures of reading. Sam is as busy and worried as ever, and Stella almost always has her nose in a book these days, but she finds ti...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2012

    Marie-Louise Gay published Stella, Star of the Sea more than ten years ago. It was an immediate hit, and since then she has written and illustrated four more books featuring the engaging, red-headed heroine Stella and her little brother, Sam — Stel...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2012

    Charlie can’t wait for school to be over. But he’s wondering what particular vacation ordeal his parents have lined up for the family this summer. Canoeing with alligators in Okefenokee? Getting caught in the middle of a revolutionary shootout in...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2011

    Caramba’s little brother Henry is a nightmare. He won’t share anything, he squishes Caramba’s favorite caterpillars, and he screams all the time. But the very worst thing about Henry is that he is learning how to fly — much to Caramba’s dism...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2010

    Roslyn Rutabaga is a feisty little rabbit with a vivid imagination. One day she wakes up with a big plan: "I will dig the biggest hole on earth. Not a tiny mouse hole. Not a medium-sized rabbit hole. The Biggest Hole on Earth " With her father s quie...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2009

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    Marie-Louise Gay has gone back in time to answer the questions often asked by the children who read and love her Stella books. Where does Stella get her wild ideas? How big is Stella’s imagination? What did Stella look like when she was small? How ...

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    General Fiction

    May-2008

    Charlie and his family are taking another trip — this time to spend a year in a tiny village in southern France. Typically suspicious and resentful at first (they're going all the way to France, and they're not even going to be living in Paris!), bi...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2006

    White Raven Selection, International Youth Library, Munich This is a poetic tale about love and friendship between two extraordinary characters, Mademoiselle Moon and Mister Sun. Best friends since the dawn of time, they only catch glimpses of each...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2006

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    Stella’s little brother Sam decides Fred the dog needs some new tricks. Not content with just teaching him to roll over, Sam decides to broaden Fred’s horizons to include swimming, cooking, and painting. Of course, Fred finds a way to subvert eac...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2006

    Instead of dream vacations to Disney World and motels with swimming pools and water slides, the parents in Travels with My Family insist on obscure destinations — even if it means driving for hours to get to the middle of nowhere, countless back-sea...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2005

    Caramba is a fat, furry, striped cat with a big problem. “Every single cat in the world can fly,” he sighs, “except me!” Caramba would love to swoop and glide between the clouds, to feel the wind whistling through his fur. He tries to soar into...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2005

    "Let me tell you a thing or two about my friend Rabbit Blue..." So begins another whimsical, magical tale by the author and illustrator of the bestselling Rainy Day Magic, Mademoiselle Moon and Fat Charlie's Circus....

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2004

    Marie-Louise Gay brings her charmingly wacky style to the familiar tale of the three little pigs. Fresh, bright colours and witty figure drawings bring the wolf and pigs to life. Despite the sad ending that befalls two of the pigs and the wolf, it's ...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2004

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    Another adventure begins for Stella and her brother, Sam, as they explore the wonders of the natural world. A vast luminous sky, the sun, the stars and the rising moon form the backdrop for their nocturnal expedition. As they encounter raccoons, fire...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2003

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    Stella, whispered Sam, are you sleeping? Yes, answered Stella. Aren t you? Sam can t sleep without his beloved dog, Fred. But where could he be? Sam knows that Fred is afraid of the dark, of the monster that lives in the closet and of the giant to...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2003

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    I ll help you get dressed, said Stella. No, said Sam. I can do it by myself. But Sam takes a roundabout route to getting dressed and, as usual, his big sister Stella is there to help . . . but this time Sam has the last laugh. Vibrant and humorous, M...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2002

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    In their third adventure, Stella and her little brother cross a field and a creek before spending the day in the forest. Butterflies, snakes, rocks, and sheep provide fuel for Sam’s curious-little-brother questions and Stella’s big-sister answers...

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-2001

    Children who hate going to sleep will love Midnight Mimi, who would rather be an owl or a bat or even a wicked witch's cat than sleep away the night. Marie-Louise Gay's enchanting illustrations and rhyming verse turn Mimi's room into a moonlit magi...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2001

    The narrator of this story thinks that there’s nothing to do on his little round island, which he shares with a wolf, two cats, three ants, and a bat. But all around him, fantastic events are taking place — it’s just that the boy and his friends...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2000

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    In their second adventure, Stella and her little brother, Sam, spend the day discovering the wonders of winter together. Playing in the snow, they explore the white-draped forest, pelt each other with snowballs, and wave their arms while lying down i...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1999

    A Stella and Sam Book -

    Stella and her little brother are spending the day at the beach. Stella has been to the seashore before and knows all its secrets, but Sam still has a lot of questions. Does a moonsnail come from the moon? What can you buy with a sand dollar? Stella ...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1994

    Fat Charlie loves the circus. Between lion-taming in his bedroom and juggling the dinner plates, he manages to make quite a mess. When he decides to attempt a daring dive from a tree into a glass of water, he realizes that being famous may not be a...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1993

    "Shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Children's IllustrationAngel woke up one morning. There was water all over her apartment "Well," said Angel, "what should I do now? I can't swim."Then Angel got a good idea, and the fun began. . ....

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1992

    One night, Roise and Toby Toby discover a way to steal the moon right out of the sky, accomplished by a rather plump white cat and a mouse in pajamas. Moonlight, stars, and flying fish set the stage for their enchanting, mysterious adventures. Did...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1992

    Governor General's Award for Illustration Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Illustrator's Award It's a rainy day, boring as can be, until Victor and Joey decide to make their own fun. Soon chairs turn into castles, bumblebees turn into tigers, and whal...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-1990

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