MARTHE JOCELYN

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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
Non-Fiction
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

Mayfly

HURRAH!



Chippy
Cork-bottom boats

Review from
School Library Journal:

"The joys of revisiting a special place are delightfully explored in this simple story. It’s the end of the school year and a mother, three children, and their dog prepare to leave their apartment in a busy city for the family cottage. “Good-bye to streets and stores and buses. Good-bye to so many windows. Hello to summer.” Packing the same things, stopping at the same restaurant for lunch, opening up the cabin, and unpacking the car are all a part of the ritual. The family revels in familiar outdoor activities like swimming, rocking in a hammock, rowing in the Mayfly, picking blueberries, climbing trees, cooking out, etc. As autumn approaches, it’s time to “Sit for a last while on the dock. Listen to the crickets, hear the water lapping.… Say good-bye to summer” and then head back home for new shoes and a new school year. Jocelyn uses paper, fabric, fringe, and cord to create interesting multidimensional collages that capture the exuberance of the narrative."