Maddie Goes to Paris

Overview

At last, Maddie will be free! As a reward for getting an A in French class, Maddie's mom and dad are sending her to Paris to visit with her grandparents. She has a great time touring the city-the parks, fountains, churches, dinosaurs, even-until she meets her young cousin Pierre. Pierre is always bored and always whining, but he introduces Maddie to Abdoul, a handsome African boy who sells mechanical birds in the park. Maddie likes Abdoul a lot, but when he mysteriously disappears her stay in Paris becomes a lot ...

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Overview

At last, Maddie will be free! As a reward for getting an A in French class, Maddie's mom and dad are sending her to Paris to visit with her grandparents. She has a great time touring the city-the parks, fountains, churches, dinosaurs, even-until she meets her young cousin Pierre. Pierre is always bored and always whining, but he introduces Maddie to Abdoul, a handsome African boy who sells mechanical birds in the park. Maddie likes Abdoul a lot, but when he mysteriously disappears her stay in Paris becomes a lot colder and sadder. She decides she has to find him before she leaves. Maddie Goes to Paris is the story how one girl's travels open up whole new worlds of experience.

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Editorial Reviews

Hiver
"A very visual novel ... a good introduction to the narrative style for a child Maddie's age."
Le Journal de Montreal
"Always a pleasure to rediscover the many sides of this engaging character."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780887802782
  • Publisher: Formac Publishing Company, Limited
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Series: Formac First Novels Series , #15
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Louise Leblanc is an award-winning novelist and children's writer. A native of Montreal, she worked, as a teacher, model, actress and dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French, English, Spanish and Danish editions.

Marie-Louise Gay has won several awards, including the Governor General's Award, for her children's book illustrations.

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