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Read Me a Story

A Collection of Canadian Classics

by Barbara Reid; Werner Zimmermann; Hazel Hutchins; Don Gillmor; Gilles Tibo, illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton; Michael Martchenko & Bruno St-Aubin

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For those extra long days of summer, Scholastic brings an extra-large volume of classic stories, each of which evokes all of the joy that a good story should. Five fantastic stories by some of Canada's finest authors and illustrators are included in this lovely keepsake book. This wonderful anthology includes the following five classic picture books: The Party by Barbara Reid Henny Penny by Werner Zimmermann A Second Is a Hiccup by Hazel Hutchins, with illustrations by Kady MacDonald Denton Sophie and the Sea Monster by Don Gillmor, with illustrations by Michael Martchenko Too Many Books! by Gilles Tibo, with illustrations by Bruno St-Aubin These classic stories are included in their entirety, along with bonus material, which includes true stories about the creation of these stories, bios of the authors and illustrators, and more.

About the Authors

Barbara Reid

Barbara Reid is the bestselling author and illustrator of more than a dozen picture books, and the illustrator of over twenty five. She has won the Ezra Jack Keats Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People, The Governor General’s Award for Illustration and the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award. In 2013 she became a member of the Order of Canada, and in 2015 she was named Honorary Chair of Family Literacy Day. Her book Picture the Sky won the 2018 CBC Fan Choice Award and was shortlisted for the 2018 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award.
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Werner Zimmermann

Barbara Reid is the bestselling author and illustrator of more than a dozen picture books, and the illustrator of over twenty five. She has won the Ezra Jack Keats Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People, The Governor General’s Award for Illustration and the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award. In 2013 she became a member of the Order of Canada, and in 2015 she was named Honorary Chair of Family Literacy Day. Her book Picture the Sky won the 2018 CBC Fan Choice Award and was shortlisted for the 2018 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award.
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Hazel Hutchins

HAZEL HUTCHINS has been writing stories, giving workshops and doing school presentations across Canada for the last fifteen years. Her many books for children can be found in Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Australia and beyond. She has been awarded the Writers Guild of Alberta Award for Children's Literature and nominated for the Governor General's and Mr Christie awards. She grew up on farms in southern Alberta and now lives in Canmore, Alberta with her family and pets.
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Don Gillmor

HAZEL HUTCHINS has been writing stories, giving workshops and doing school presentations across Canada for the last fifteen years. Her many books for children can be found in Canada, the United States, Great Britain, Australia and beyond. She has been awarded the Writers Guild of Alberta Award for Children's Literature and nominated for the Governor General's and Mr Christie awards. She grew up on farms in southern Alberta and now lives in Canmore, Alberta with her family and pets.
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Gilles Tibo was an illustrator for many years before he discovered a passion for writing. His more than 150 books have won numerous prizes, including the Mr. Christie Award and the Alvine-Bélisle Prize. He also has nominations from IBBY Canada and the Hans Christian Andersen Prize. In 2009 one of his most beloved characters had her big screen debut in the film Noémie, The Secret.
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Gilles Tibo was an illustrator for many years before he discovered a passion for writing. His more than 150 books have won numerous prizes, including the Mr. Christie Award and the Alvine-Bélisle Prize. He also has nominations from IBBY Canada and the Hans Christian Andersen Prize. In 2009 one of his most beloved characters had her big screen debut in the film Noémie, The Secret.
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MICHAEL MARTCHENKO has illustrated dozens of books, and is most famous for his work with Robert Munsch including Smelly Socks, Makeup Mess and We Share Everything!. He lives in Burlington, Ontario.

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BRUNO ST-AUBIN is a graphic designer whose illustrations can be seen in school texts and books for children and young people.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 8
Grade:
p to 3
Awards
  • Commended, Resource Links, Best of the Year
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre

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