Les souvenirs du sable

© 2014 text: Marie-Andrée Arsenault; illustrations: Leanne Franson
Bayard Canada Livres Inc.
48 pages, softcover 5" x 7"
ages 6-10 first novel: Collection Cheval masqué au galop
color cover, b&w interior illustrations
French only
ISBN: 978-2-89579-599-5

Alma returns to les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, where she used to live with her scientist researcher father, and her mother. Back at her aunt's house, at the edge of the sea, Alma is overcome with memories of time spent with her father. Her uncle helps her deal with her father's disappearance one day when a storm blew in when he was out to sea. A touching sensitive tale of making peace with difficult emotions and loss. Easy to read early novel with images on all pages.
Please also see the next book starring Alma, La traversée des mers

Cover: digital inklines, colored acrylic inks
Interior illustrations: digital inklines with india ink washes

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