Portia is bright beyond her years, which makes it difficult to make friends in her new school, and her single mother is preoccupied, so when Portia sneaks into the woods after midnight and discovers a shy and sweet purple monster, she is delighted by hernew friend--but Jellaby has secrets of his... More Info
Can this very clumsy giraffe learn to stand tall? Geoffrey is a very tall, very clumsy giraffe. He tries to make friends with the animals down on the ground, but he just trips, slips, and falls . . . usually flat on his face. Poor old Geoffrey tries everything to fit in, but it’s only when he... More Info
Who's in charge here, anyway? Canadian Government takes a close-up look at how our country is run at all levels — from federal politics in Ottawa to provincial politics and down to the municipal level. Readers meet some famous Canadian politicians and learn the structure and function of different... More Info
Combines lighthearted verse and striking woodcut illustrations in an introduction to the diversity of underwater life that considers the behaviors and interactions of creatures ranging from sea horses and spiny sea urchins to sharks and blue whales.
Many children want to know where stories come from and how a book is made. Marie-Louise Gay's new picture book provides them with some delightfully inspiring answers in a fictional encounter between an author and some very curious children, who collaborate on writing and illustrating a story.... More Info