Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress by Christine Baldacchino

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Christine Baldacchino with Isabelle Malenfant (Illustrator)

32 pages first pub 2014 (editions)

fiction childrens lgbtqia+ lighthearted slow-paced


Morris is a little boy who loves using his imagination. But most of all, Morris loves wearing the tangerine dress in his classroom's dress-up center. The children in Morris's class don't understand. Dresses, they say, are for girls. And Morris cer...

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informative 100%
inspiring 100%
adventurous 66%
emotional 66%
lighthearted 66%
reflective 66%
challenging 33%
hopeful 33%


fast 75%
slow 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

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