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Caroline Adderson

Caroline Adderson is the author of Very Serious Children (Scholastic 2007), a novel for middle readers about two brothers, the sons of clowns, who run away from the circus. I, Bruno (Orca 2007) and Bruno for Real are collections of stories for emergent readers featuring seven year-old Bruno and his true life adventures.
Caroline Adderson also writes for adults and has won two Ethel Wilson Fiction Prizes, three CBC Literary Awards, as well as the 2006 Marion Engel Award given annually to an outstanding female writer in mid-career. Her numerous nominations include the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the Governor General's Literary Award, the Rogers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Most recently, Caroline was the Vancouver Public Library's 2008 Writer-in-Residence.
Her eight year-old son Patrick and his many friends inspire her children's writing. Caroline and her family live in Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

Books by Caroline Adderson

Sunny Days Inside

and Other Stories

by (author) Caroline Adderson

Pierre & Paul: Dragon!

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Alice Carter

Izzy in the Doghouse

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Kelly Collier

A Russian Sister

A Novel

by (author) Caroline Adderson

It Happened on Sweet Street

by (author) Caroline Adderson & Stéphane Jorisch

Pierre & Paul: Avalanche!

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Alice Carter

Best Canadian Stories 2019

edited by Caroline Adderson

The Mostly True Story of Pudding Tat, Adventuring Cat

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Stacy Innerst

Bad Imaginings

by (author) Caroline Adderson

Jasper John Dooley: Public Library Enemy #1

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Mike Shiell

Vancouver Vanishes

Narratives of Demolition and Revival

by (author) Caroline Adderson
introduction by Michael Kluckner
by (photographer) Tracey Ayton

Jasper John Dooley: Lost and Found

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Mike Shiell

I Love You, One to Ten

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Christina Leist

Eat, Leo! Eat!

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Josée Bisaillon

A History of Forgetting

by (author) Caroline Adderson

Ellen In Pieces

by (author) Caroline Adderson

Jasper John Dooley: You're in Trouble

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Ben Clanton

The Caroline Adderson Library

Pleased to Meet You / The Sky is Falling

by (author) Caroline Adderson

A Simple Case of Angels

by (author) Caroline Adderson

The Honeyman Festival

A Novel

by (author) Marian Engel
introduction by Caroline Adderson

Norman, Speak!

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Qin Leng

Sitting Practice

A Novel

by (author) Caroline Adderson

Jasper John Dooley: NOT in Love

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Ben Clanton

Jasper John Dooley: Left Behind

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Ben Clanton

Middle of Nowhere

by (author) Caroline Adderson

Jasper John Dooley: Star of the Week

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Ben Clanton

The Sky Is Falling

A Novel

by (author) Caroline Adderson

Film Studies

by (author) Caroline Adderson

Film Studies/The Trouble with Marlene

by (author) Caroline Adderson & Billie Livingston

Woodsmen of the West

by (author) Martin Allerdale Grainger
afterword by Caroline Adderson

Bruno for Real

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Helen Flook

The Journey Prize Stories 19

The Best of Canada's New Writers

edited by Caroline Adderson, David Bezmozgis & Dionne Brand

I, Bruno

by (author) Caroline Adderson
illustrated by Helen Flook

Pleased to Meet You

Stories

by (author) Caroline Adderson

History of Forgetting

A Novel

by (author) Caroline Adderson