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ISBN:9780888995308

Good Night, Sam

by Marie-Louise Gay

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siblings, bedtime & dreams, imagination & play
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list price: $14.95
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
published: Aug 2003
ISBN:9780888995308
Description

"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.

About the Author
Marie-Louise Gay has come a long way since she failed art class in the third grade. The author and/or illustrator of over sixty books for children, she has captured the imaginations of children and their parents with her whimsical cartoons and beloved characters like Stella and Sam, Caramba and Henry, and Princess Pistachio. In 2013 Marie-Louise was award the Claude Aubry Award, which is presented by IBBY Canada for distinguished service within the field of children's literature.
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Contributor Notes

Marie-Louise Gay has achieved international acclaim as an author and illustrator of children’s books. She has won many awards, including two Governor General’s awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Marie-Louise’s very popular Stella and Sam series has been translated into more than fifteen languages and is loved by children all over the world. She lives in Montreal.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
2 to 5
Grade:
p to k
Reading age:
2 to 5
Awards
  • Short-listed, Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award
  • Commended, CCBC Our Choice (Starred Selection)
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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