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Ice Floes and Frost

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La nuit des mystères
Christiane Duchesne
Illustrations: François Thisdale
Montréal : Les 400 Coups, 2004. 32 p.
(Bonhomme Sept Heures)
ISBN 2895401470
Ages 5 to 8

Full-page illustrations convey the mystery and poetry of the text by an author who is well-known for touching the heart and soul of her readers. She recreates classic tales, producing a unique and surprising story.

One night, a lone wolf forgets his fear of humanity and gives in to his curiosity. He comes down from the mountain and strolls through the heart of the village, whose occupants are busy celebrating Christmas. He meets a girl who has been abandoned on a cold winter's night. As they help each other they manage to overcome their respective problems.


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