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I, Bruno

by Caroline Adderson, illustrated by Helen Flook

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imagination & play, short stories, humorous stories
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published: Oct 2007
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Bruno is a boy with particular tastes and ideas. He will not, for example, eat anything green. He spends one day as Sir Bruno and another as the Queen. He is an entrepreneur and he understands the language of Car. Bruno is a boy worth knowing.

About the Authors

Caroline Adderson

CAROLINE ADDERSON is the author of four novels (A History of Forgetting, Sitting Practice, The Sky Is Falling, Ellen in Pieces) and two collections of short stories (Bad Imaginings and Pleased To Meet You), as well as many books for young readers. Her work has received numerous award nominations including for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize (twice), the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Rogers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Winner of three BC Book Prizes and three CBC Literary Prizes, Caroline is also a recipient of the Marian Engel Award for mid-career achievement. She lives in Vancouver.

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Helen Flook was born and grew up in the beautiful countryside of Wales. She has a Degree in Graphic Design from the Norwich School of Art. Helen has illustrated numerous children's books, including many Orca picture books and early chapter books in the Orca Echoes series. She lives and works in Abergwyngregyn, a village in Wales.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Reading age:
6 to 8
Awards
  • Short-listed, SYRCA Shining Willow nominee
  • Short-listed, Chocolate Lily nominee
  • Commended, CCBC Best Books
  • Commended, Resource Links "The Year's Best"
Editorial Reviews

"[Bruno] is witty and willful...A seven-year-old using this to practise reading aloud with a parent will have them both laughing."

— Times-Colonist

"Adderson writes with poetry, colour, and a real flair for zany description that lends itself to being read aloud."

— Canadian Children's Book News

"A very enjoyable and humourous story."

— Resource Links

"Delightful...an excellent read-aloud...Highly recommended."

— CM Magazine

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