That's Enough, Maddie!

That's Enough, Maddie!

by Louise Leblanc, Marie-Louise Gay
     
 

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Maddie has had enough. Enough of her parents telling her what to do. Enough of her grouchy brother Alexander and her goofy brother Julian. Enough of her adorable sister Angelbaby Sugarkins, even. So Maddie decides to run away from home. She works out an elaborate plan: she packs a bag for her journey, she sabotages her schoolbus. But soon, walking down a strange…  See more details below

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Maddie has had enough. Enough of her parents telling her what to do. Enough of her grouchy brother Alexander and her goofy brother Julian. Enough of her adorable sister Angelbaby Sugarkins, even. So Maddie decides to run away from home. She works out an elaborate plan: she packs a bag for her journey, she sabotages her schoolbus. But soon, walking down a strange street with nothing to eat, she panics. She runs to a busy shopping mall, but doesn't see anyone she knows. She gets terribly lost in a deep, dark forest. Just when she thinks all hope is lost, however, Maddie discovers a surprise that changes everything. That's Enough, Maddie! is a story about the difficulties of everyday family life, and the dangers of acting impulsively.

Editorial Reviews

Canadian Book Review Annual
"Maddie is a particularly delightful combination of determination and sensitivity."
Canadian Materials
"All in all, this is a very satisfying book for the readership at which it is aimed. Recommended."
Children's Book Review Annual
"Her [Leblanc's] style is breezy and humorous... The many charming illustrations by award-winning artist Marie-Louise Gay add a witty dimension to this gentle story of an older sister who feels like a martyr but learns that home is best."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780887800917
Publisher:
Formac Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Series:
First Novels Series, #3
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

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