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Lafrance, Marie

Overview
Works: 85 works in 173 publications in 2 languages and 5,741 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  History  Folklore  Pictorial works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.D285526, 813.54
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Publications about Marie Lafrance
Publications by Marie Lafrance
Most widely held works by Marie Lafrance
A hen for Izzy Pippik by Aubrey Davis( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
A retelling of a traditional folktale, in which Shaina finds Izzy Pippik's hen and decides to care for the animal until its owner comes to get it, but after dozens of eggs begin to hatch and the chicks run amok throughout the town, Shaina will have to fight to protect the birds
The firehouse light by Janet Nolan( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
The true story of a light bulb in a firehouse located in Livermore, California, that has stayed lit for more than one hundred years
Who likes the snow? by Etta Kaner( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and French and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Foldout pages reveal answers to questions about the snow, such as why it snows and why snow is white
Who likes the wind? by Etta Kaner( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in French and English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
With a wonderful sense of movement and color, this unique book invites children to explore their world with delight and curiosity. Young readers will open the flaps to find the science of wind and related topics clearly explained. Inside, they will discover why the wind blows, how leaves are blown from trees, what happens when the wind blows a seed far away and much more
Who likes the rain? by Etta Kaner( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and French and held by 428 libraries worldwide
"Rain--it makes puddles for jumping in, helps birds to clean their feathers and brings out snails and worms. But what is rain? And how does it transform the world around us?..."--Cover back
The Tweedles go electric by Monica Kulling( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Feeling less than enthusiastic when her eccentric family buys an electric car, avid reader Frances endures taunts by owners of gas-fueled vehicles before driving an injured neighbour to the hospital, an adventure that changes her mind about automobile travel
Who likes the sun? by Etta Kaner( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Fold-out pages reveal answers to questions about the sun, such as the causes of rainbows and shadows, and why water sparkles
Mind me good now! by Lynette Comissiong( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and French and held by 269 libraries worldwide
A long time ago Dalby and Tina lived on a Caribbean island with their mama Nettie, who warned them never to cross the bridge
A wizard in love by Mireille Levert( Book )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Hector, a retired wizard, lives happily and quietly with his cat, Poison, in a dilapidated house at the edge of the forest, until a noisy new neighbor moves into the abandoned house across the road, and things are never the same again
Bunny the brave war horse : based on a true story by Elizabeth MacLeod( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
"With a name like Bunny, the long-eared horse doesn't seem like an obvious choice to ship off to war. But through burning gas attacks, miserable weather and ever-present cross fire, Bunny proves himself invaluable, especially to the men who ride him. This is a heartwarming story of a World War I war horse who was as brave and strong as any soldier. Important historical context is provided in the end matter, and all historical details have been vetted for accuracy by expert reviewers"--Provided by publisher
The first gift by A. S Gadot( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
As a boy tells about the first gift his parents gave him, his name, he identifies someone else who had the same name, recalls how names came to be, and lists different names one person might be called. Includes facts about Jewish naming customs
The Miss Meow pageant by Richardo Keens-Douglas( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Henrietta Jones chooses to enter an oddly colored calico cat in a beauty pageant
La diablesse and the baby : a Caribbean folktale by Richardo Keens-Douglas( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
La Diablesse, the woman with one foot and one hoof, who steals babies, comes to a country house with a new baby, but Granny could be too wise for her
The long journey of Mister Poop = el gran viaje del Señor Caca by Angèle Delaunois( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
The wolf explains to the little girl how the digestive system works
The princess and the giant : a tale from Scotland by Suzanne I Barchers( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
After the king dies, the queen and her three daughters must leave the castle and work hard to survive. However, when a giant steals from their garden and then kidnaps the daughters, one of the captured princesses must use ingenuity and perseverance to help them escape. Includes special educational sections: Words to know, What do you think?, and About Scotland
The little blue doggy by Lionel Daunais( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
A song about a stuffed toy dog is the featured tale in this book. Lyrics for the other songs are also included, and the illustrated story is included on the CD as a PDF file
La diablesse et le bébé : un conte traditionnel des Caraïbes by Richardo Keens-Douglas( Book )
4 editions published in 1994 in French and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Un excellent mariage du texte et de l'image
La fée des bonbons by Anique Poitras( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Le jeune sire Lancelot-Félix, qui affectionne les sucreries, fait durer les préparatifs du coucher tous les soirs avec des mots doux et sucrés. Sa mère, qui préfère les crudités, finit toujours par se fâcher devant l'insistance de son fils. Ce dernier en fait des mauvais rêves, jusqu'à ce qu'une nuit, il accède à un royaume interdit aux adultes: le royaume de la fée Bonbon... -- Une invitation à perpétrer certains écarts de tendresse afin de cultiver son coeur d'enfant, animée par de succulentes illustrations lumineuses et sucrées, à cheval entre le rêve et la réalité. Une idée qui n'est pas neuve mais qui demeure savoureuse à déguster. [SDM]
Émilie pleine de jouets by Gilles Tibo( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Émilie a un don: dès qu'elle ouvre les mains, elle fait apparaître un jouet. Bientôt des milliers de jouets s'entassent dans la remise, puis dans la grange, puis sur la falaise... L'enfant généreuse en fait profiter tous les habitants. Mais un jour de tempête, son père parti en mer ne revient plus. Celle-ci le tire du tumulte de l'océan en parcourant les vagues sur un tapis de jouets flottants. -- Un conte sensible qui fait l'apologie de la générosité et qui brode son récit autour des habiletés créatrices d'une enfant douée que son entourage a su encourager. Les illustrations chatoyantes du paysage côtier usent avec finesse des couleurs chaudes pour insister sur l'apport positif que procure la présence de l'enfant. [SDM]
Le grand voyage de monsieur Caca by Angèle Delaunois( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Les diverses étapes de la digestion expliquées de manière concise, avec précision; des illustrations et des commentaires humoristiques accompagnent les explications. [SDM]
 
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English (38)
French (26)
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