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Earth to Audrey

by Susan Hughes, illustrated by Stéphane Poulin

tagged: friendship
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Description

Audrey comes into Ray's life like an earthbound star. Everything about her is a bit far-out. And she's always in her own little world. So Ray decides that this unusual girl who has dropped into his neighborhood for the summer must be an alien.

As they become friends, Audrey takes Ray on a journey of discovery --- one that enables him to see his own planet in a new light. Soon, Ray can't imagine life on Earth without her.

Susan Hughes' poignant, gently humorous text and Stéphane Poulin's evocative, heartfelt illustrations capture the long childhood summer of discovery in a small town and depict a friendship that changed the lives of two lonely dreamers.

About the Authors

Susan Hughes

SUSAN HUGHES is the author of over 30 children’s books, and a freelance editor and story coach. She lives with her family in Toronto, Ontario. Find out more about Susan and her books at www.susanhughes.ca.
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Stéphane Poulin is a children's book illustrator and artist. He has won both the Governor General's Award and the Mr. Christie's Book Award for his work. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.
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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
5 to 8
Grade:
k to 3
Awards
  • Short-listed, Alberta Children's Choice Rocky Mountain Book Award
  • Short-listed, Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association
  • Short-listed, TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, Canadian Children's Book Centre
  • Short-listed, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award
  • Short-listed, Book of the Year for Children Award, Canadian Library Association