Books by Marie-Louise Gay

READ ME A STORY, STELLA by Marie-Louise Gay
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"A perfect summer's day bound in 32 pages. (Picture book. 3-5)"
This daylong idyll depicts the sweetest of sibling relationships, with big sister Stella indulging and guiding little brother Sam in child-sized flights of fancy. Read full book review >
SUMMER IN THE CITY by Marie-Louise Gay
Released: April 1, 2012

"An upbeat summer idyll likely to draw chuckles whether read alone or aloud. (Fiction. 10-12)"
After previous family vacations highlighted by encounters with alligators, revolutionaries and natural disasters (see Travels With My Family, 2006, for details) a "stay-cation" at home in Montreal sounds a trifle boring to Charlie. Read full book review >
CARAMBA AND HENRY by Marie-Louise Gay
CLASSICS
Released: Aug. 9, 2011

"A gem. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Little brothers can be soooo bothersome. Read full book review >
CLASSICS
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

Roslyn Rutabaga wakes up one morning with a grand plan: She wants to dig the Biggest Hole on Earth. Read full book review >

LULU’S PAJAMAS by Lucie Papineau
BEDTIME BOOK
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

Lulu, a very young mouse, has the best mama and papa in the world and a pet ladybug named Lili-poo. Read full book review >

WHEN STELLA WAS VERY, VERY SMALL by Marie-Louise Gay
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

Stella has always been a fountain of creative knowledge, offering her little brother Sam the benefits of her vivid imagination. Read full book review >

HOUNDSLEY AND CATINA by James Howe
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2009

Houndsley loves to take his canoe out onto the lake, but Bert the goose, his usual paddling partner, must visit a sick aunt. Read full book review >

HOUNDSLEY AND CATINA AND THE QUIET TIME by James Howe
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

The frantic pace of daily life is thrown by the wayside when a heavy snowstorm quietly descends in this latest installment starring friends Houndsley and Catina. Read full book review >

ON THE ROAD AGAIN! by Marie-Louise Gay
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2008

Charlie and his little brother Max are off with their parents on a new adventure (Travels with My Family, 2006), this time to the tiny village of Celeriac in France. Read full book review >

HOUNDSLEY AND CATINA by James Howe
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

In a sweet sequel to their debut, good friends Houndsley and Catina sadly realize that they don't know when their birthdays are. Read full book review >

HOUNDSLEY AND CATINA by James Howe
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2006

Houndsley, a good cook, and Catina, a misguided memoirist, pursue goals out of step with their true natures in this humorous beginning reader, the first of a series. Read full book review >

CARAMBA by Marie-Louise Gay
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

A wry twist of the adage, "If pigs could fly" and the axiom, "Be true to yourself." Read full book review >

DIDI AND DADDY ON THE PROMENADE by Marilyn Singer
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 19, 2001

A preschooler drags her father from his comfy bed for adventures on the landmark Brooklyn Promenade. Read full book review >

THE FABULOUS SONG by Don Gillmor
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 1998

In an appealing Canadian import, Gillmor takes an offbeat approach to the dreaded subject of music lessons. Read full book review >