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Maggie's Chopsticks

by Alan Woo, illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant

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Description

Poor Maggie struggles to master her chopsticks -- it seems nearly everyone around the dinner table has something to say about the "right" way to hold them! But when Father reminds her not to worry about everyone else, Maggie finally gets a grip on an important lesson.

About the Authors
Alan Woo is an enthusiastic teen-services librarian with the Surrey Public Library. Maggie's Chopsticks, his first picture book, won the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize and was shortlisted for the Chocolate Lily Award. Alan's writing has appeared in Ricepaper and Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine, among other publications. Alan lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Isabelle Malenfant has a bachelor degree in graphic design, but never was a graphic designer because she fell in love with illustration. She likes to mix mediums as watercolor, pastels and charcoal to create poetic and sensitive worlds. Isabelle was born in the north of Quebec, between gold mines and lakes, in Val d'Or city. She is the illustrator of more than a dozen children's books and makes her home in Montreal with her family.
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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
3 to 7
Grade:
p to 2
Awards
  • Short-listed, Chocolate Lily Book Award
  • Winner, Best Children’s Books of the Year, Bank Street Children’s Book Committee
  • Winner, Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize
  • Winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre