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Mr. Zamboni's Dream Machine

by Francois Gravel
translated by Sarah Cummins

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fantasy & magic
list price: $6.95
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
published: 1992
ISBN:9781550284027
imprint: Lorimer
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 13
Grade:
2 to 7
Reading age:
6 to 13
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Awards
  • Winner, Mr. Christie's Book Award
  • Winner, Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection
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Description

Imagine playing goal during the Stanley Cup playoffs! Imagine playing hockey for Team Canada! Imagine winning! Daniel liked dreaming; if only life were more like his dreams...

Daniel plays goal for a junior team and lately they've been losing. Then one day the man who drives the ice-cleaning machine invited Daniel to do something special: to step inside his dream machine...and what happened there was truly magical!

Mr. Zamboni's Dream Machine is an enchanting story about the power of children's imagination.

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Editorial Reviews

Recommended by the National Library of Canada in the "Read Up On It" list for 1995


"Simple, perfectly constructed...this excellent novel should be read by as many children (and parents) as possible."

— Des Livres et des Jeunes

"...magnificent, touching...certain to be love at first sight for anyone...who has ever dreamed about hockey."

— La Presse
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About the Authors

Francois Gravel

FRANCOIS GRAVEL was born in Montreal in 1951. He has written several books for children, among them Waiting for Jasmine, which won the 1991 Governor General's Award, and Mr. Zamboni's Dream Machine, which won the 1991 Mr. Christie Book Award.
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