Louis Undercover

Louis Undercover, Britt, Fanny and Arsenault, Isabelle, tr. by Christelle Morelli and Susan Ouriou, Groundwood Books, Toronto, Ont., 2017.

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- Booklist Starred Review

Britt and Arsenault follow up their award-winning Jane, the Fox and Me (2013) with this moving, gorgeously illustrated story of a boy seeking courage and trying to understand the complicated dynamics between his anxious mother and alcoholic father. . . This nuanced tale of an observant, sensitive boy finding his own brand of strength is bittersweet and beautifully composed. — Sarah Hunter

- School Library Journal Starred Review

Gr 5 Up–From the team behind the touching Jane, the Fox, and Me comes another poignant story of hope amid despair. . .–Anna Murphy, Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn.

- Kirkus Reviews

. . . Though laced with heartbreak and fragile hope, Louis’ narrative glows with quiet wit and compassion thanks to Britt’s careful, nuanced and true-to-life examination of familial relationships. – Anna Murphy, Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn.

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