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Hudson in Provence (A Paris-Chien Adventure)

Jackie Clark Mancuso


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Book 2 of 3: A Paris Chien Adventure Series

“A charming story with stunning artwork that will leave you dreaming of your own pastry-filed French escapade!”
Modern Dog

Hudson is back and thirsting for new adventures — this time in the glorious south of France!

This city dog discovers he's flat-footed when it comes to herding sheep, has no snout for sniffing out truffles, and can barely pedal his bike when he gets into the Tour de France. It's only when he stops imitating the other dogs and follows his heart that Hudson discovers his own unique talent.

“A trip full of color and romance in a fun style which makes us think of Maira Kalman.”
Cleveland Plain Dealer

“This lovely picture book is great for exposing kids to a foreign language!”
Mia Wenjen, co-founder Multicultural Children's Book Day

Praise For Hudson in Provence (A Paris-Chien Adventure)

“Jackie Clark Mancuso takes our sweet pup Hudson on a trip full of color in a fun, crude style with gouache, which makes us think of Maira Kalman.”  —Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Charming and adorable Hudson is back, this time vacationing in the south of France, having a great doggie time. You will wish you were there frolicking with him.”  —Delia Ephron, Siracusa

“Hudson finds the magic of Provence in his ability to paint portraits of the canines.”  —PBS Reading Rockets

“Colorful and engaging gouache illustrations, filled with local details and French vocabulary, offer lots for young readers to pore over.”  —Common Sense Media

“At their heart, Jackie's books are about navigating new experiences, and making friends—something all children can relate to.”  —The Little Crooked Cottage

“Hudson is a winning narrator.”  —Ann Mah, Mastering the Art of French Eating

“This lovely picture book is great for exposing kids to a foreign language!”  —Pragmatic Mom

“The author paints a diverse picture of Paris, with people of different ethnicities and cultures, selling and buying delicious and fresh foods at the open market.”  —Kids Books Without Borders

“I love the positive message…. The artwork perfectly captures dreamy lavender fields, majestic mountains, sunny beaches, and charming villages.”  —Hudson & Seine

“Hudson in Provence was a very funny and entertaining book... My favourite part was when Hudson was trying to herd the sheep and they just stared at him. This was a follow up to the Paris-Chien book written by the same author and it did not disappoint.”  —Isabelle Cullingford, age 9, French Entrée

La Librairie Parisienne, 9780988605848, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2015

About the Author

Following a career as an art director and book designer, Mancuso transitioned into doing her own art, becoming a painter and author/illustrator of children's books. She enjoys travel, particularly to France, where she can improve her shaky grasp of the French language.
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