Mirette on the High Wire

Written and Illustrated by Emily Arnold McCully

Using elegant watercolors, this book tells the story of Mirette and Gateau. Mirette is a young girl working at her family’s boarding house in Paris, and Gateau is a new intriguing guest. One day, Mirette discovers him walking across the wire and asks him to teach her. As she becomes his protégé, she begins to learn secrets about his past.

Age Range 4 - 8 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
32
Publisher
Putnam
Grade Level Pre-K - 3rd
ISBN
9780698114432
Lexile 660
Themes