The Little Blue Doggy

Songs by Lionel Daunais Illustrated by Marie Lafrance
Performed by
Michelle Campagne & Family

 

 

The title song, illustrated by Marie Lafrance, tells the story of a little blue stuffed doggy who falls victim to famished mites after having been left at home alone. Upon his parent’s return, they discover his soggy red cotton tail on the floor and are faced with the challenge of putting him back together.
 
Age: 5 -7 / Publication date: October 2010

Songwriter 

Lionel Daunais was a distinguished baritone, composer and lyricist. He was a frequent performer on radio in Canada, and his numerous awards include the Canadian Music Council Medal, the Calixa-Lavallée Music Award, and a posthumous Denise-Pelletier Award. In 2006, he was inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Illustrator

Marie Lafrance is an award-winning children’s book illustrator, having received great critical acclaim for the albums La Diablesse and the Baby (a Governor General’s Literary Award finalist), La fée des bonbons, and Le Grand voyage de monsieur Caca. She lives in Montreal, Quebec.

Singer

Michelle Campagne is a singer-songwriter and a founding member of the folk-roots group Hart-Rouge that toured the continent extensively (including performances at the legendary Newport Folk Festival). Their single "Inconditionnel" earned the band a prestigious SOCAN award in 1990. She lives in Drummondville, Quebec.
 

 

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