OLA Best Bet, 2012, Commended, Summer in the City.
Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel, both award-winning writers, have created a fast-paced, entertaining read, complete with amusing black-and-white illustrations, humorous stories and likeable protagonists.
Summer in the City works as an easy transition for kids making the step up from picture books.
- Quill & Quire
With energy and enthusiasm . . . Summer in the City continues the adventures related in previous novels Travels with My Family and On the Road Again!
- Hon Book Magazine
Summer in the City is a sequel to Travels with My Family and On the Road Again!, but the reader doesn’t need to be familiar with the previous works to enjoy this affectionate tribute to (life in) the city of Montreal.
- CM Magazine
"...this volume is made even livelier and more enjoyable by the numerous pen-and-ink/watercolour illustrations that have made Marie-Louise Gay such a recognized name in Canadian children's literature. "
- Montreal Gazette
An upbeat summer idyll likely to draw chuckles whether read alone or aloud
- Kirkus Book Reviews