Blackflies by Robert MunschBlackflies by Robert Munsch


byRobert MunschIllustratorJay Odjick

Paperback | March 31, 2017

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Helen loves springtime - except for the gazillions of blackflies and mosquitoes. But she has a plan . . .

One day Helen wakes up and it's SPRING! The snow has melted and the sun is shining. But Helen knows that the blackflies will be coming out soon. So she does what any smart kid would do: she sends her little sister outdoors to check! When the blackflies and mosquitoes carry her away, Helen tells her dad, who rushes outside and is carried away himself. Now Helen needs to rescue BOTH of them, along with a wolf and a very clever bear . . .

Robert Munsch is the author of dozens of bestselling books, including Smelly Socks, Braids! and So Much Snow! He wrote this story for a girl in Fort McMurray, Alberta, where there are gazillions of blackflies in the spring. He lives in Guelph, Ontario.Jay Odjick is an artist and writer from the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg Algonquin commun...
Title:BlackfliesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9.95 × 8.01 × 0.14 inShipping dimensions:9.95 × 8.01 × 0.14 inPublished:March 31, 2017Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443157910

ISBN - 13:9781443157919

Appropriate for ages: 3


Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Canadian! I bought this for my niece. It is nice to give gifts that will be loved. Robert Munsch has not failed...this book is loveable just like his earlier wonders. It is so very Northern Canadian. Loved it.
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brand new One of the newer Robert Munsch books - just as good as the rest
Date published: 2017-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved! A gift for a friends daughter, a new instant favourite.
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Traditional Munsch antics. Not quite as good as Paperbag Princess, but well worth it.
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Definitely should read It shows consideration for the environment as well as the organisms living in it.
Date published: 2017-04-12