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Children's Fiction Humorous Stories

The Loonies Arrive

by (author) Christiane Duchesne

illustrated by Marc Mongeau

translated by Sarah Cummins

Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Jan 1992
Humorous Stories
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Jan 1992
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    Publish Date
    Jan 1992
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

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


One night Christopher finds some little people under his pillow - they are no bigger than three centimetres tall! Now he has to be on his toes all the time. It's not easy learning their customs and keeping them out of trouble!

About the authors


Christiane Duschesne est originaire de Montréal. Elle a écrit pour la télévision, le cinéma et la radio en plus de mener une carrière d’écrivaine pour la jeunesse. Elle a remporté le prix du Gouverneur général en 1990 et en 1992 pour les livres La Vraie histoire du chien de Clara Vic et Victor. Christiane a également traduit plus de 500 livres, dont les albums tant appréciés de Robert Munsch.


Christiane Duchesne hails from Montreal. She has written for television, film, and radio in addition to her work in children’s publishing. Her works La vraie histoire du chien de Clara Vic and Victor won the Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature in 1990 and 1992, respectively. Christiane has also translated over 500 titles, including the beloved Robert Munsch picture books.


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MARC MONGEAU is an award-winning graphic artist and illustrator.

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Editorial Reviews

"Full of gentle humour, and students will enjoy reading about the adventures of these tiny people."

Teaching Librarian,Ontario School Library Association

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