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Children's Fiction Humorous Stories

Mr. Once-Upon-A-Time

by (author) Rémy Simard

illustrated by Pierre Pratt

translated by David Homel

Publisher
Annick Press
Initial publish date
Sep 1998
Category
Humorous Stories
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781550375398
    Publish Date
    Sep 1998
    List Price
    $16.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550375381
    Publish Date
    Sep 1998
    List Price
    $6.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2

Description

A little man called Mr. Once-upon-a-time always interrupts everyone's storytime, so the townspeople decide to throw him in jail, only to find that their stories aren't as amusing anymore.

Mr. Once-upon-a-time is a wonderfully comical story about storytelling. This is the third collaboration from Rémy Simard and Pierre Pratt that delivers a high-spirited playfulness reminiscent of the critically acclaimed My Dog is an Elephant.

 

About the authors

 

RÉMY SIMARD est une figure importante du monde québécois de l’édition. Il est à la fois bédéiste, illustrateur et auteur d’albums et de romans pour la jeunesse. Il a aussi dirigé une maison d’édition consacrée à la bande dessinée avant de travailler comme directeur de collection jeunesse. Rémy vit à Montréal, au Québec.

 

Rémy Simard has illustrated many books for children. He is also the author of a series of graphic novels which is being adapted for television. Rémy has been shortlisted for a Governor General’s Award and is well known and regarded for his comic style. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.

 

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David Homel has translated over 30 books, many by Quebec authors. He won the Governor General's Literary Award in translation in 1995 for Why Must a Black Writer Write About Sex? by Dany Laferrière; his translation of Laferrière's How to Make Love to a Negro was nominated in 1988; and he won the prize in 2001 with fellow translator Fred A. Reed for Fairy Wing. His novels, which include Sonya & Jack, Electrical Storms, and The Speaking Cure have been published in several languages. Homel lives in Montreal, Quebec.

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