- Buy a selected textbook and get free expedited shipping. Offered by Amazon AU. Here's how (terms and conditions apply)
The Adventures of Miss Petitfour Hardcover – 1 Dec 2015
Special offers and product promotions
Customers who bought this item also bought
Customers who viewed this item also viewed
About the Author
Anne Michaels is the international award-winning author of Fugitive Pieces, which won the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Guardian Fiction Prize. It was also made into a feature film. She is also the author of The Winter Vault and several books of poetry. Her work has appeared in translation around the world. The Adventures of Miss Petitfour and Her Cats is her first book for children. Anne lives in Toronto, Canada.
Emma Block is the illustrator of Tea and Cake and several books for children. She has worked with clients including Anthropologie, Uniqlo and Hallmark. Emma likes charity shops, tea and very sharp pencils. Visit her online at emmablock.co.uk.
|5 star 70% (70%)||70%|
|4 star 7% (7%)||7%|
|3 star 5% (5%)||5%|
|2 star 10% (10%)||10%|
|1 star 8% (8%)||8%|
Review this product
Top international reviews
he text itself is even attractive to look at on each page. Literary elements that are mentioned jokingly are then also written in bold + color so as to be pointedly obvious, which the kids giggle at. The uniquely small size and shape make the book a pleasure to hold, and the kids are drawn to it repeately on their own, just to flip tgrough.
The watercolor illustrations are just dazzling!
The writing style is direct-to-reader and quirky, like Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events". The kids laugh their heads off every time we come to a cat list and they hear the one named "Captain Clothespin".
This writing style and style feels very much lke Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking or The Children of Noisy Village. This is definitely a book we will treasure and hand down to my children's children!
In a homeschooling household with thousands of books, this is one of our top favorites! It's practically perfect in every way. I recommend it very highly as a homeschooling mom.