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Helene Boudreau

2020

Hélène Boudreau grew up on an island surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean but now writes fiction and non-fiction for kids from her land-locked home in Ontario, Canada.

Her picture book, I Dare You Not to Yawn, is a 2013 Parents’ Choice Award winner and a 2014 SCBWI Crystal Kite Award winner.

Her tween novel, Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings is a 2011 Crystal Kite Member Choice Award Finalist.

Phone number:
9052011057

Publications

ACADIAN STAR. Nimbus Publishing, 2008
KEEP OUT!. Nimbus Publishing, 2010
WATER HAZARD. Nimbus Publishing, 2011
REAL MERMAIDS DON’T WEAR TOE RINGS. Sourcebooks Kids, 2010
REAL MERMAIDS DON’T HOLD THEIR BREATH. Sourcebooks Kids, 2012
REAL MERMAIDS DON’T NEED HIGH HEELS. Sourcebooks Kids, 2013
REAL MERMAIDS DON’T SELL SEASHELLS. Sourcebooks Kids, 2014
EVANGELINE for Young Readers. Nimbus Publishing, 2013
I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN. Candlewick Publishing, 2013

Awards

SCBWI Crystal Kite Award winner for I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, 2014
Ontario Library Association Blue Spruce Award Honour Book for I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, 2014
Missouri Library Association Building Block Award nominee for I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, 2014
Texas Library Association 2×2 Reading List for I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, 2014
Abilene ISD Mockingbird Award nominee for I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, 2014-2015
Parents’ Choice Award winner for I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, 2013
Ontario Library Association Best Bet for I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, 2013
Toronto Public Library ‘First & Best’ Booklist for I DARE YOU NOT TO YAWN, 2013
SCBWI Crystal Kite Award finalist for REAL MERMAIDS DON'T WEAR TOE RINGS, 2011
Hackmatack Award finalist for ACADIAN STAR, 2009/2010
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Genre:
Children's
Northern OAC WITS:
No
GST:
GST applicable