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Freddy's Day at the Races

by (author) Susan Chalker Browne

illustrated by Hilda Rose

Breakwater Books Ltd.
Initial publish date
Jul 2008
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jul 2008
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 12
  • Grade: 1 to 7


It's Royal Regatta Day in St. John's and Freddy is very excited. Dressed in his favourite pirate's suit, he and his mom go down to Quidi Vidi Lake - along with 50,000 other fans. Suddenly Freddy starts running! Why is he racing away? And how will his mother ever find him in this huge crowd? Join Freddy and his mom for all the adventures and wonderful sights and sounds of a Day at the Races. Destined to be a classic picture book, beautifully illustrated by HildaRose.

About the authors

Susan Chalker Browne is an award-winning writer, journalist and teacher. Hey Freddy! Itâ??s Canadaâ??s Birthday is her eighth book for children. Her other books include Marconiâ??s Secret, The Amazing Adventures of Captain Bob Bartlett, At Oceanâ??s Edge, The Land of a Thousand Whales and her most recent, Freddyâ??s Day at the Races. Her books Thomas Doucet â?? Hero of Plaisance and Goodness Gracious, Gulliver Mulligan were each named Canadian Childrenâ??s Book Centre â??Our Choiceâ? selections.

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Hilda Rose lives and works in Prospect Bay, Nova Scotia. Trained as a graphic designer, she worked in musems for many years but not works in her home studio on various graphic design and illustration projects, as well as studying towards an MEd. She has illustrated several children's books including baby board books Baby's Lullaby and Kisses, Kisses, Baby-O!.

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