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Marielle in Paris
Marielle the mouse has worked her dressmaking magic for nine days and nine nights to create nine beautiful dresses for Madame Sooree's nine daughters. Finished at last, Marielle goes to bed, but when she wakes up, the dresses are gone! With no time to lose, Marielle must overcome her fear of heights to take a wild ride with her friend Pierre the pigeon to recover the missi ...more
Published September 15th 2017 by Pomegranatekids
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Marielle, a charming little mouse, and a pigeon take children on a unique tour of Paris. I love, love, love this sweet gem of a book. Marielle, a flower-pot dwelling mouse and talented seamstress, is hired to create 9 birthday dresses in just 10 days. Marielle wanders around Paris for inspiration, returns home and goes to work. When disaster strikes, she must overcome her greatest fear and search Paris, with the help of her friend Pierre, the pigeon, for the missing dresses. Not only is this a l ...more
Marielle is a very talented mouse. In Paris, a city synonymous with fashion, Marielle is asked to create nine different dresses for Madame de Sooree's nine daughters. Marielle travels through the city, finding inspiration in many of the beloved landmarks of Paris. When tragedy strikes, Marielle enlists her friend Pierre the Pigeon to help. The story is a delight, yet the true star of the book is the art work. Sainte Marie depicts the City of Light with a whimsical yet accurate touch. MARIELLE IN ...more
I am an author of several award-winning children’s books and I also teach children’s book writing. As recipient of the Sugarman Award given by the Washington Independent Writer’s Legal and Educational Fund, I was appointed the Guest Lecturer on Writing for Children to the Humanities faculty at Case Western Reserve University.
I have twice won the Sydney Taylor Award for the most outstanding contri ...more