- Series: Formac First Novels
- Imprint: Formac Publishing Company Limited
- Publication Date: 1 January 1994
- Copyright Year: 1994
- ISBN: 9780887802751
- Page Count: 60
- Dimensions: 4.25" x 7"
- Interest ages: 5-10
Mikey Mite’s Big Problem
illustrated by Pierre-André Derome
translated by Sarah Cummins
Mikey has a terrible secret. His best friend, Jenny, knows that something is wrong.
Mikey has a terrible secret. His best friend, Jenny, knows that something is wrong. But she also knows she'll have to wait until Mikey is ready to tell her just what the problem is. Then one day, Mikey doesn't come to school... Is Mikey okay? How can Jenny help?
About the Authors
GILLES GAUTHIER is an author and playwright for young people, and he has received many awards. Three of the book in the Mooch series have been selected for the Canadian Childrens Book Centre "Our Choice" award. He is also the author of four Mikey Mite stories.'
PIERRE-ANDRE DEROME works as a graphic designer for a Quebec publishing house specialising in childrens books.'
"It is rare that one deals this directly, in children's novels, with a problem that, nevertheless, is the lot ofmany children. Gilles Gauthier does it with sincerity, a delicate touch and emotion that will instantly tugat your heart. Absolutely a must read!"
Journal de Montreal
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