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Children's Fiction Physical & Emotional Abuse

Mikey Mite's Big Problem

by (author) Gilles Gauthier

illustrated by Pierre-André Derome

translated by Sarah Cummins

Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Jan 1994
Physical & Emotional Abuse
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1994
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

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


Mikey has a terrible secret. His best friend, Jenny, knows that something is wrong. But she also knows she'll have to wait until Mikey is ready to tell her just what the problem is. Then one day, Mikey doesn't come to school... Is Mikey okay? How can Jenny help?

About the authors

GILLES GAUTHIER is an author and playwright for young people, and he has received many awards. Three of the book in the Mooch series have been selected for the Canadian Children\s Book Centre \"Our Choice\" award. He is also the author of four Mikey Mite stories.'

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PIERRE-ANDRE DEROME works as a graphic designer for a Quebec publishing house specialising in children\s books.'

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Editorial Reviews

"It is rare that one deals this directly, in children's novels, with a problem that, nevertheless, is the lot ofmany children. Gilles Gauthier does it with sincerity, a delicate touch and emotion that will instantly tugat your heart. Absolutely a must read!"

Journal de Montreal

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