Leo’s Midnight Rescue

by Louise Leblanc

illustrated by Jules Prud'homme

translated by Sarah Cummins

One evening Leo's friend Julio disappears. Leo and his classmate Butch are very worried because Julio is a vampire and cannot be exposed to daylight. The boys have to get as much help as they can to find Julio before daybreak.
One evening Leo's friend Julio disappears. He rode off on his bike, and hasn't come back. Leo and his classmate Butch are very worried because Julio is a vampire and cannot be exposed to daylight. The boys have to get as much help as they can to find the boy before daybreak. Only a few people in the village know of Julio and his family. Now his parents have to come out from their apartment underneath the cemetery to meet a very unfriendly crowd.
This story is about finding the courage to confront prejudice and the value of facing risks to do the right thing.

About the Authors

Louise Leblanc

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and childrens writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'

Jules Prud'homme

JULES PRUD'HOMME is an artist and art director, and has worked in animation for children's television programs.

Awards

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection
2006

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