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Children's Fiction Humorous Stories

Where is Gah-Ning?

by (author) Robert Munsch

illustrated by Hélène Desputeaux

Annick Press
Initial publish date
May 1994
Humorous Stories, General, General
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    May 1994
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  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    May 1994
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
  • Reading age: 4 to 7


Gah-Ning wants to go to Kapuskasing, that bustling hub of Northern Ontario civilization. But her father doesn't want her to go. He knows what happens to people when they go there--they shop until their money runs out--but she decides to go anyway. First she tries to go by bike, then on roller blades, but each time her father finds out and takes her back home. Then she meets a clown who is giving out balloons. She takes 300 of them and begins floating off down the highway in the direction of . . . 

About the authors

El reconocido narrador ROBERT MUNSCH ha escrito decenas de libros para niños, entre ellos: Paper Bag Princess y Mortimer. Él vive con su familia en Guelph, Ontario.

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Hélène Desputeaux has been drawing since she was a young child. Her early "canvases" were walls, floors, hands, feet, and even the end of her nose. Since then she has added books and magazines to her repertoire, though from time to time she is still fond of returning to her early practice. Hélène and her family live just outside Montreal, Quebec.

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