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Mabel Murple

Sheree Fitch tells the story of a girl who lives on a purple planet with purple people.

Sheree Fitch, illustrated by Sydney Smith

What if there was a purple planet with purple people on it? Sheree Fitch answers this question with a zany tongue-twister of a poem featuring Mabel Murple, a daredevil who rides a purple motorbike through purple puddles, skis on purple snow and on her pancakes pours maple syrup.

With a rich and vivid purple palette, Sydney Smith's brand-new illustrations reflect the wild joy in this classic poem. Originally published in 1995, Mabel Murple won the Ann Connor Brimer award for children's literature. (From Nimbus Publishing)

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