La Diablesse and the Baby

La Diablesse and the Baby

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by Richardo Keens-Douglas, Marie Lafrance
     
 

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Winner of both the Alcuin Society Design Award and the Storytelling World Honor Award, this is the eerie and colorful tale of the legendary creature--half human, half demon--that roams the Caribbean night, and how a brave Grandma outwits it.

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Overview

Winner of both the Alcuin Society Design Award and the Storytelling World Honor Award, this is the eerie and colorful tale of the legendary creature--half human, half demon--that roams the Caribbean night, and how a brave Grandma outwits it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550379921
Publisher:
Annick Press, Limited
Publication date:
08/25/2002
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
904,322
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.12(d)
Lexile:
810L (what's this?)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Richardo Keens-Douglas, an actor, playwright, author, and storyteller, has published several picture books for children, including The Trial of the Stone and The Nutmeg Princess. His works have appeared on American Bookseller's "Pick of the Lists" and been nominated for the Governor General's Award and the Silver Birch Award, among others. He presently divides his time between Grenada and Toronto.

Marie Lafrance was born in Quebec City. Following her love for drawing, she studied graphic arts at a CEGEP in Vieux-Montréal and also studied etching at Studio Graff. At age twenty-three Marie began working as a freelance illustrator, applying her talent to school textbooks, magazines, book covers and posters.

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