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Paulette Bourgeois

Full Name: Paulette Bourgeois
Hometown: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Born: 1951-07-20
Number of Works: 151
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Bourgeois graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational therapy from the University of Western Ontario in 1974. She was a psychiatric occupational therapist for three years before deciding to focus on her writing. She studied journalism at Carlton University then worked as a reporter for the Ottawa Citizen and CBC Television. She became a freelance journalist in Washington, D.C. contributing pieces to Chatelaine, Canadian Living, Reader's Digest and Maclean's. She returned to Toronto in 1983.

In 2003, she became a Member of the Order of Canada and in 2007, she received an Honourary Doctor of Laws from her alma mater, the University of Western Ontario.

ISBN: 1550744240, 9781550744248
Keywords: school, franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%

With his new pencil case packed with a ruler, eraser and 12 colored pencils, Franklin is ready for his first day of school -- until it's time to board the bus. In this Franklin Classic Storybook, Franklin faces the excitement and fear of starting school.
ISBN: 1550742493, 9781550742497
Keywords: pet, wants, franklin
Pages: 30
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0590445065, 9780590445061
Keywords: franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1986
  • Rating: 80%

A turtle afraid of small dark places, and therefore of crawling into his shell, asks a variety of animals for advice, only to find out that each has a fear of its own.
ISBN: 1550740539, 9781550740530
Keywords: lost, franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1992
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0590477579, 9780590477574
Keywords: bossy, franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1993
  • Rating: 80%

Franklin has lots of friends and one best friend, named Bear. They play tag, hopscotch and ball. But Franklin always wants to pick the game and make the rules. No one wants to play with him -- he's too bossy! In this classic Franklin book, Franklin learns he can't always have his own way.
ISBN: 0590446479, 9780590446471
Keywords: fibs, franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1991
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0590254693, 9780590254694
Keywords: fairy, tooth, franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0590486861, 9780590486866
Keywords: messy, franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%

More than 150,000 "Franklin the Turtle" books are already in print. In his latest adventure, Franklin learns it's easier to find toys when everything is neat and organized. Children will identify with Franklin's dilemma and be entertained by how he digs out of his predicament. Full-color illustrations.
ISBN: 0590693336, 9780590693332
Keywords: bike, rides, franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0590693328, 9780590693325
Keywords: day, franklin
Pages: 32
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 80%