by Marie-Louise Gay
  • character-development
  • courage-self-esteem
  • family-and-friendship
Young Mustafa feels invisible in his adopted home until a “girl-with-a-cat” extends a welcoming hand — a new book from world-renowned author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay.


Marie-Louise Gay, author

Marie-Louise Gay has achieved international acclaim as an author and illustrator of children’s books. She has won many awards, including two Governor General’s awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Marie-Louise’s very popular Stella and Sam series has been translated into more than fifteen languages and is loved by children all over the world.

Rights Holder

Rights Holder: Groundwood Books



rights sold: World French (Dominique et Compagnie)

rights available: World, excl. English North America

Additional Information

age range: 4-8

number of pages: 40

publication date: 08/01/2018

Original language of pub: English

Materials Available: finished book