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Eleven writers you've likely never heard of, but will never forget...
picture books
How do you decide which pile to put that zebra in? Is it striped? Is it an animal? Is it black and white?
co-created with Nell Jocelyn
middle grade
historical fiction
Orphan meets real world. Part of the SECRETS series.
craft books
Picture Books
Illustrated by Tom Slaughter
Originally written by Beth Gleick in 1960! Now re-printed with collage illustrations by Marthe Jocelyn
Who eats what?
Alphabet in English, French & Spanish
Look at Opposites "with pizzazz"
also available in Danish and Japanese!
Summer is the season that lingers and hurries by at the same time.
Wake up, Nellie! The fun is about to begin!
Governor General Award Finalist
Teen Novel
Short stories in Anthologies
Stories selected by Marthe Jocelyn
Board Books
What should you wear to feel best all year?
Toddler favourite now a board book!
Opposites on board...
Historical Fiction
"An irresistible blend of depth, wit and inventiveness."(Toronto Star)
A story for reluctant teen readers about the first New York City subway!
Most Distinguished Book of the Year! 2004
2002-2003 Finalist for Hackmatack and Red Cedar Awards
Short stories in Anthologies
Stories selected by Marthe Jocelyn
a story in On Her Way Stories & Poems About Growing Up Girl
A history of the Foundling Hospital in London, England Shortlisted for the Norma Fleck Award! (Best Non-fiction of the Year)
Chapter Books
The Invisible Day, The Invisible Harry, The Invisible Enemy 3 books about being invisible in Manhattan

Hannah and the Seven Dresses

From Kirkus Reviews

Wonderful three-dimensional textures and a delectable use of pattern and line make this a visual treat as well as a charming domestic drama. Hannah's mother loves to sew, so Hannah has seven beautiful dresses she cherishes. Deciding which one to wear every day is an ongoing trial, until she hits upon the idea of assigning one dress to each day of the week: Tuesdays for the green-checked dress with the deep pockets for treasures or insects; Fridays for the gray dress with 13 different buttons down the front; Sundays for the purple crinoline that was just ``a teeny bit scratchy.'' On her birthday, Hannah decides first to wear all her dresses, which leads to discomfort, then to abandon all her dresses in favor of black pants, ``And from that minute until now, Hannah has never worn a dress again.'' The fabric backgrounds on every page set off the fabulous prints of the dresses, while Hannah's stuffed elephant always wears an outfit to match her own. An amazing amount of kinetic action is worked into the collages, as Hannah dances, jumps, runs, and, of course, gets dressed, with her red sneakers the one aspect of her fashion statement that never changes.
What will she wear today?

some of my scissor collection