Le Chien de Pavel

© 2000 text: Cécile Gagnon; illustrations: Leanne Franson
Soulières Éditeur
64 pages, softcover 4¼" x 7"
ages 6-9 Easy-to-read
Available in French, Serbian and South Korean editions.

Justine is an inveterate eavesdropper, and this time she overhears her neighbors saying "Pavel's dog is dead now!". She decides to comfort Pavel, a Balkans refugee, whose dog was his only family in North America, and she discovers that his problems go deeper than losing a pet. One of the few easy-to-read books to address immigration and refugees. Black and white images on every page.
See also the follow-up books in this series, Justine et le chien de Pavel, Justine et Sofia, Justine au pays de Sofia, Justine et Sofia au pays des bleuets, and Les malheurs de Sofia by the same author.

Cover: colored acrylic inks; Interior illustrations: india ink with ink washes

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