Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 6 to 9
- Grade: 2 to 5
- Reading age: 6 to 9
Fred is going to spend the weekend of the Saint Yaya agricultural fair with his friend William. This year, William and his pig Omer are going to participate in the big race. Unfortunately, on the morning of the race, William is sick. Fred quickly decides to replace him. But how can he win the race when he has never ridden a pig? This hilarious story shows that telling the truth is always the best idea.
About the authors
MARIE-DANIELLE CROTEAU was born in Quebec's Eastern Townships and dreamed of travel and adventure from an early age. Educated in Communications and Art History, she has worked for Radio-Canada and Montreal's Musée des Beaux Arts. She has lived in Canada, the Caribbean, Africa, and France. She has written many books, for people of all ages.
Bruno St-Aubin est un des piliers de la littérature jeunesse de chez nous. Aux Éditions Scholastic, Bruno a illustré Gabi la ballerine, écrit par Joan Betty Stuchner ainsi que des livres à succès mettant en vedette l'adorable Nicolas. Il a aussi publié, à titre d'auteur-illustrateur, Le panache du grand Georges, une belle histoire sur l'amitié montrant une foule d'oiseaux de chez nous.
BRUNO ST-AUBIN is a graphic designer whose illustrations can be seen in school texts and books for children and young people.