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Sophie and the Sea Monster

by Don Gillmor
illustrated by Michael Martchenko

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list price: $6.99
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
published: 2007
ISBN:9780545999250
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Sophie and the Sea Monster

Sophie finds a monster under the bed – who’s more afraid than she is! She coaxes him out, and sharing adventures together, they both forget their fears. Martchenko’s art is a perfect match.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Canadian Children’s Book News. 2006.

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Awards
  • Short-listed, OLA Blue Spruce Award
  • Short-listed, Shining Willow Award (Saskatchewan Young Readers' Choice)
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice
  • Commended, OLA Best Bets
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Description

There's a sea monster under Sophie's bed. He's small and blue, and is also a terrible singer. Worst of all, it turns out that he's afraid to come out! Sophie decides to coax the shy monster out into the world, and when they share many adventures together, they both forget to be afraid. Michael Martchenko's bright, colourful and energetic artwork is the perfect complement to award-winning author Don Gillmor's tale. This wonderfully crafted and whimsical story touches on real childhood issues, and features a spunky heroine sure to become a favourite friend for young readers.

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Contributor notes

Don Gillmor is an award-winning author of children's picture books. Don is also an acclaimed writer for adults, with six National Magazine Awards and three Author's Awards to his credit. His adult books include Canada: A People's History and The Desire of Every Living Thing. This is his first book for Scholastic.

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Don Gillmor

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Michael Martchenko

MICHAEL MARTCHENKO has illustrated dozens of books, and is most famous for his work with Robert Munsch including Smelly Socks, Makeup Mess and We Share Everything!. He lives in Burlington, Ontario.

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