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Arthur's Dad

by (author) Ginette Anfousse

illustrated by Anne Villeneuve

translated by Sarah Cummins

Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Jan 1991
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1991
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1991
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 10
  • Grade: 1 to 5
  • Reading age: 5 to 10


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.

About the authors

GINETTE ANFOUSSE , a native of Montreal, is the author of more than twelve books for Children and Young Adults, including the Arthur series and A Terrible Secret. She is also the recipient of many awards, including the Mr Christie Book Award and the Governor General\s Award.

Ginette Anfousse's profile page

Anne Villeneuve has written and illustrated close to 40 books, created games for magazines, illustrated for newspapers and designed cake boxes for a bakery. Over the years, her work has earned her many distinguished recognitions, such as the Governor General's Literary Award and the Québec/Wallonie-Bruxelles Literary Award in 2000, the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award in 2005 and 2009, and the Mr. Christie's Book Award in 1998.

Anne Villeneuve's profile page

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Editorial Reviews

"Perfect for educators introducing the novel
to their students."

Canadian Children's Literature

"Lively and funny ... a good read for any age."

Halifax Chronicle-Herald

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