ANNE VILLENEUVE has illustrated many children\s books as well as magazines and educational texts. She was a finalist for the Communication-Jeunesse Culinar Award for children\'s book illustration.'
Arthur Goodberry is really, really mad. His dad wouldn't let him keep the sweet, short-legged, purebred basset hound that followed him home--the one that looks just like his best friend Annie McCubbin's dog.
So Arthur has gone to his room, thrown his stuff on the floor, sealed the door, and sits and sulks. He knows his father will try to get him ou …
That's it! Arthur has had enough and he's going to show his dad how mad he is - by tearing his room apart and barricading himself inside. But what could have made Arthur this angry?
Arthur's dad is about to give up because he cannot find a babysitter. Arthur has had twenty-three! But this time Arthur's dad thinks he has finally found a match for Arthur.
Last week Arthur locked Valerie Almond in the closet. Twice. He didn't think it was so bad, but like twenty-one babysitters before her, she vowed she'd never sit for Arthur again.
She was the last sitter on Arthur's dad's list, so Arthur's dad is really mad. When Arthur's best friend Annie McCubbin's mom agrees to sit for him, however, Arthur meets …
On the first day at home, new puppy Sunday chewed Arthur's dad's shoe. And the newspaper. And Arthur's socks. And his flourescent dinosaur T-shirt. Then Arthur's puppy peed on the bedroom floor.
But when Sunday chased dreaded neighbour Charlotte Peever's cat to the top of the tallest tree in town, he went too far. Arthur's dad tells him to train Su …
Finally, Arthur has the puppy he wanted so much. But Sunday doesn't want to be trained. Things get so out of hand that Arthur will have to give him up unless he can get Sunday to stop chewing everything in sight!
Loula has had enough of her terrible triplet brothers and decides to run away to Africa. Luckily, her mother's chauffeur, Gilbert, knows just how to get there. Together, Loula and Gilbert ride camels, cross a desert and, most important, use heaps of imagination in this heartwarming adventure.
Amazing stories can be told with almost no words, as Anne Villeneuve demonstrates in The Red Scarf, originally published in French as L’echarpe rouge.
One day, a taxi driver finds a red scarf left behind in his cab by a customer. Determined to find the scarf’s owner, the cabbie unknowingly walks into a world filled with strange characters: a fri …