"This novel contains not only an interesting plot but proves thought provoking and informative. The characters are appealing ... ideal for beginning chapter-book readers." (Resource Links
"The black-and-white pencil-drawn illustrations by Jules Prud'homme support the text by depicting emotional characters that are both realistic and yet almost comic book-like in appearance." (CM: Canadian Review of Materials
About the Author
LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie
books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'