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Mile End Kids Stories

Colette, Albert and Maya

by (author) Isabelle Arsenault

Tundra Book Group
Initial publish date
Apr 2024
General, Emotions & Feelings, Friendship
Recommended Age
6 to 9
Recommended Grade
1 to 4
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2024
    List Price

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A Peanuts gang for a new generation! Three charming adventures of the Mile End Kids — Colette's Lost Pet, Maya's Big Scene and Albert's Quiet Quest — are now available in a special gift edition, perfect for fans old and new.

In these three heartwarming, funny and colorful adventures, the neighborhood kids of Montreal's Mile End navigate the ups and downs of friendship. This striking omnibus edition includes:
Colette's Lost Pet: Colette is self-conscious about making friends. When she meets the Mile End gang, she doesn't know what to say — so she hastily invents a lost pet! What will happen when her new friends catch on?
Maya's Big Scene: Maya's latest theatrical work is almost ready for a public performance, but she quickly learns that her actors' visions for the show might not match hers. Can Maya learn to lead by example?
Albert's Quiet Quest: Albert just wants to read his book in peace . . . but there are so many distractions in the neighborhood — what's a book-loving introvert to do? Will Albert ever find a moment of quiet?

About the author

Isabelle Arsenault is a very talented Quebec illustrator who has won an impressive number of awards and has achieved international recognition. She has illustrated Migrant by Maxine Trottier, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award; Virginia Wolf by Kyo Maclear, winner of the Governor General’s Award; Le coeur de monsieur Gauguin by Marie-Danielle Croteau, winner of the Governor General’s Award; and My Letter to the World and Other Poems by Emily Dickinson, a finalist for the Governor General’s Award. She has also illustrated Once Upon a Northern Night by Jean Pendziwol and Jane, the Fox and Me by Fanny Britt, forthcoming from Groundwood. Isabelle has won the Grand Prix for illustration (Magazines du Québec) for six years running. She lives with her family in Montreal.

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