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Children's Fiction Beginner

Toni Biscotti's Magic Trick

by (author) Caroline Merola

translated by Sarah Cummins

Formac Publishing Company Limited
Initial publish date
Nov 2006
Beginner, Friendship
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Nov 2006
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2006
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 2 to 5
  • Reading age: 6 to 9


Toni Biscotti is shy, really shy. So why has she signed up to perform at the school concert? Is it because of Marco Bonneau? And what's so special about him?

About the authors

CAROLINE MEROLA has been drawing for as long as she can remember. Using her pencils and coloured inks, she draws animals, forests, friendly monsters and mischievous children.She has written and illustrated some 40 books that have been translated into many languages, including English, Czech and Arabic. Her children, Béatrice and Olivier, their friends, and many children she meets in classes are unfailing sources of inspiration. In 2011, Caroline won the GG for children’s illustration for Lili et les poilus. She lives in Montreal, QC.

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  • Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens - Canadian Children's Book Centre

Librarian Reviews

Toni Biscotti’s Magic Trick (First Novels)

Toni Biscotti is really shy and doesn’t dance, sing or play an instrument. Toni turns to her sorcerer grandmother for help when she signs up to perform in the school concert. Includes illustrations.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2008.

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