Books by Monique de Varennes

THE JEWEL BOX BALLERINAS by Monique de Varennes
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"A lovely story to share in which greed is mightily vanquished by joie de vivre. (Picture book. 4-8)"
A very rich, very indulgent woman cares so much for her material possessions, purchased only in quantities of two, that she has no love left for humanity. Read full book review >
THE SUGAR CHILD by Monique de Varennes
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Gore's pastel and acrylic paintings hold all the colors of marzipan and the translucence of sugar candy—a perfect foil for the tale's dulcet tenderness. (Picture book. 4-7)"
A lovely original tale as told to the author by her mother holds echoes of traditional stories of transformation. Read full book review >