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Good Night, Sam

by Marie-Louise Gay

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siblings, bedtime & dreams, imagination & play
list price: $7.95
also available: Hardcover
published: 2011
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  • Short-listed, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award
  • Commended, CCBC Our Choice (Starred Selection)
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"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 toad that lurks downstairs. Luckily, Stella is there to reassure Sam as they search everywhere.

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Editorial Review

Marie-Louise Gay certainly hasn't lost her touch. This delightful articulation of every small child's fear of things that go bump in the night is a witty visual and verbal cupcake...

— Globe and Mail
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About the Author

Marie-Louise Gay

Marie-Louise Gay won the Canadian Council Award for her illustrations in Lizzy's Lion, and has also won the Governor General's Award and Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award. Her books include Mademoiselle Moon, Moonbeam on a Cat Ear, Rainy Day Magic, Angel and the Polar Bear, Fat Charlie's Circus, and Willy Nilly.
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