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Paulette Bourgeois (1951-) Biography - Adaptations, Sidelights - Personal, Addresses, Career, Member, Honors Awards, Writings

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Born 1951, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; Education: University of Western Ontario, B.Sc., 1974; attended Carleton University.

Agent—c/o Author Mail, Kids Can Press, 29 Birch Ave., Toronto, Ontario M4V 1E2, Canada.

Royal Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, staff occupational therapist, 1975-76; Canadian Broadcasting Corp., reporter, 1977-78, 1980-81; freelance writer, 1981—.

Writers Union of Canada, Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators, and Performers.

Recipient of several Canada Council grants and numerous Children's Choice Awards from the Canadian Children's Book Centre.

FOR CHILDREN

Big Sarah's Little Boots, illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1987.

On Your Mark, Get Set: All about the Olympic Games, Then and Now, illustrated by Tina Holdcroft, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1987.

The Amazing Apple Book, illustrated by Linda Hendry, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1987, Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1990.

The Amazing Paper Book, illustrated by Linda Hendry, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1989, Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1990.

Grandma's Secret (also see below), illustrated by Maryann Kovalski, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1989, Joy Street Books (Boston, MA), 1990.

The Amazing Dirt Book, illustrated by Craig Terlson, Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1990.

Too Many Chickens, illustrated by Bill Slavin, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1990.

The Amazing Potato Book, Addison-Wesley (Reading, MA), 1991.

Canadian Fire Fighters ("My Neighborhood" series), illustrated by Kim LaFave, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1991, published as Fire Fighters, 1998.

Canadian Garbage Collectors ("My Neighborhood" series), illustrated by Kim LaFave, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1991, published as Garbage Collectors, 1998.

Canadian Police Officers ("My Neighborhood" series), illustrated by Kim LaFave, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1991, published as Police Officers, 1998.

Canadian Postal Workers ("My Neighborhood" series), illustrated by Kim LaFave, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1992, published as Postal Workers, 1998.

(With Martin Wolfish) Changes in You and Me: A Book about Puberty, Mostly for Boys, Andrews & McMeel (Kansas City, KS), 1994.

Changes in You and Me: A Book about Puberty, Mostly for Girls, Andrews & McMeel (Kansas City, KS), 1994.

Too Many Hats of Mr. Minches, illustrated by Kathryn Naylor, Stoddart (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1994.

The Sun ("Starting with Space" series), Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1995.

The Moon ("Starting with Space" series), Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1995.

Oma's Quilt, illustrated by Stephane Jorisch, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

"FRANKLIN" SERIES

Franklin in the Dark (also see below; Book-of-the-Month Club selection), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1986.

Hurry Up, Franklin (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1989, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1990.

Franklin Fibs (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1991.

Franklin Is Lost (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1992.

Franklin Is Bossy (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1993.

Franklin Is Messy, illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1994.

Franklin and Me: A Book about Me, Written and Drawn by Me (with a Little Help from Franklin), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1994, published as Franklin and Me: My First Record of Favourite Things, Personal Facts, and Special Memories, 1997.

Franklin Goes to School (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1995.

Franklin Plays the Game, illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1995.

Franklin's Blanket (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1995.

Franklin Wants a Pet (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1995.

Franklin and the Tooth Fairy (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1995, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1996.

Franklin Has a Sleepover (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1995, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1996.

Franklin's Halloween (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1996.

Franklin's School Play (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1996.

Franklin's Bad Day (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1996, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1997.

Franklin Rides a Bike, illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1997.

Franklin's New Friend (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1997.

Franklin's Valentines (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1998.

Finders Keepers for Franklin, illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1998.

Franklin and the Thunderstorm, illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1998.

Franklin's Christmas Gift (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1998.

Franklin's Secret Club (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1998.

(With Sharon Jennings) Franklin's Class Trip (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1999.

Franklin's Classic Treasury (contains Franklin in the Dark, Franklin Fibs, Franklin Is Bossy, and Hurry Up, Franklin), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 1999.

Franklin's Classic Treasury, Volume II (contains Franklin Is Lost, Franklin Wants a Pet, Franklin's Blanket, and Franklin and the Tooth Fairy), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

Franklin's Baby Sister (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2000.

Franklin's Friendship Treasury (contains Franklin Has a Sleepover, Franklin's Bad Day, Franklin's New Friend, and Franklin's Secret Club), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2000.

Franklin and Harriet (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2001.

Franklin's School Treasury (contains Franklin Goes to School, Franklin's School Play, Franklin's Class Trip, and Franklin's Neighborhood), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

Franklin Says I Love You (also see below), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Scholastic (New York, NY), 2002.

Franklin's Holiday Treasury (contains Franklin's Halloween, Franklin's Valentines, Franklin's Christmas Gift, and Franklin's Thanksgiving), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

Franklin's Family Treasury (contains Franklin Goes to the Hospital, Franklin's Baby Sister, Franklin and Harriet and Franklin Says I Love You), illustrated by Brenda Clark, Kids Can Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2003.

Many of Bourgeois's books have been translated into French; several have also been translated into Spanish.

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