One morning, Fatima and her grandfather wake up to find their clementine orchard savagely ransacked. Who could be doing this? How can the culprits be stopped? A little girl faces an ENORMOUS problem.
One morning, Fatima and her grandfather wake up to find their clementine orchard savagely ransacked.
Who could be doing this?
How can the culprits be stopped?
A little girl faces an ENORMOUS problem. Luckily, Fatima has powerful friends: the spiders!
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A bilingual writer, screenwriter and voice-over artist. She has published many books for children and is a collaborator on several television and online projects for youth. She lives in Toronto.
As a youngster Gabrielle kept drawing, often to the despair of her teachers! But it was a way for her to stay focused. This experience enabled her to study Fine Arts at Concordia and UQAM, Montreal.
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"Beautifully accented watercolors from Gabrielle Grimard add to the allure with exotically detailed textiles, landscapes, and architecture. Inspired by the African proverb of the elephants and spiderwebs, Fatima and her friends prove that by working together, even little things can have a big impact."
— Foreword Reviews
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On the CCBC's Best Books for Kids & Teens list for 2017
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Below are a couple of low-res spreads from Fatima and the Clementine Thieves:
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