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Scaredy Squirrel. Franklin. Bear, Moose, Beaver. Dragon.


Activities for Franklin’s Valentine’s
Activities for Scaredy Squirrel at Night



Franklin’s Valentine’s
Scaredy Squirrel at Night



Paulette Bourgeois

Paulette Bourgeois is the author of more than 40 books for children, including the In My Neighborhood series and Oma’s Quilt. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

FRANKLIN – Illustrator

Brenda Clark

Brenda Clark is best known as the illustrator of the original Franklin the Turtle series written by Paulette Bourgeois. Other popular titles she has illustrated include Sadie and the Snowman, Big Sarah's Little Boots, and the award winning, Little Fingerling. Brenda lives in Port Hope, Ontario.

SCAREDY SQUIRREL – Author & Illustrator

Mélanie Watt

Mélanie Watt is an acclaimed children's book author and illustrator. Her books include the Scaredy Squirrel, Chester and Learning With Animals series, Augustine, Leon the Chameleon and Have I Got a Book for You! She lives near Montreal.

Coming Soon - Big Bear Hug and Franklin Plays the Game
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