Marélie de la mer

© January 2010 text: Linda Brousseau; illustrations: Leanne Franson
new printing of original 1993 text with new illustrations
Éditions Pierre Tisseyre, Collection Papillon #165
ISBN: 978-2-89633-158-1
96 pages, softcover 4¼" x 7"
novel ages 9-12
French only

Marélie is once again being shuffled to a new home, this time to a family in a small seaside community. Motherless and fatherless, she is suddenly struck by a remarkable discovery: her new school teacher is... her real mother! A poetic and touching book about the inner life and external tribulations of a ward of the Quebec child welfare system. Volume 1.

See also the second book Le vrai père de Marélie and the third book Marélie, les sanglots de l'oie bleue in this series, by the same author.

Cover: colored acrylic inks; Interior illustrations: India ink with ink washes and grease pencil

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