Books written by Helaine Becker

Dashing Through the Snow

September 26, 2017 | 30 pages
The runaway bestseller is now available in a board book edition! Join the mayhem as a wild cast of Canadian characters take over the Christmas holidays to the familiar tune of "Jingle Bells." When Sasquatch upsets Santa's sleigh under the shining Northern Lights, porcupine and the rest get the... More Info
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You Can Read

February 28, 2017 | 32 pages
In this fun and funny celebration of literacy, kids of all ages will discover that the act of reading is a daring adventure that can take you anywhere! You can read at the playground, under the sea, at the opera and even in outer space! It turns out you can read everywhere! And when you do, you... More Info

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October 1, 2016 |
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A Porcupine in a Pine Tree

Scholastic Canada | September 1, 2015 | 30 pages
A truly Canadian Christmas carol is now available in a sturdy board book format! This truly Canadian Christmas carol became an instant holiday classic. Now the whole family can join in the fun with this new, specially adapted board book version -- the perfect first Christmas book for every... More Info

Un Porc-épic Dans un Sapin

Scholastic Canada | September 1, 2015 | 30 pages
Célébrez Noël en chantant cette adaptation amusante des Douze jours de Noël! Cette version tout carton de la célèbre chanson a été simplifiée pour les très jeunes enfants. This truly Canadian Christmas carol became an instant holiday classic. Now the whole family can join in the fun with... More Info

Un Porc-Épic Dans un Sapin

Scholastic Canada | November 1, 2010 | 32 pages
Quatre élans brailleurs, trois castors bruns, deux caribous et un porc-épic dans un sapin... Célébrez Noël en chantant cette adaptation amusante des Douze jours de Noël. Vous rencontrerez des cureuils balayeurs, des cornemuseurs, des joueurs de hockey, des campeurs et bien plus encore!... More Info

Dashing Through the Snow

October 1, 2014 |
Porcupine and his Canadian friends are back in this companion to the #1 National Bestseller A Porcupine in a Pine Tree! When Sasquatch upsets Santa's sleigh, everyone gets the wrong presents. But that doesn't stop them from having a great time! Join in the merriment and mayhem as a wild (and... More Info

Read with Chirp

Owlkids | September 25, 2017 | 26 pages
These brightly illustrated stories starring the characters from Chirp Magazine introduce beginner readers to simple words. Read along with Chirp as he snorkels for treasure, explores a jungle, flies to the moon, and more.  More Info

Ode to Underwear

September 1, 2013 | 24 pages
Helaine Becker and Mike Boldt team up for another hilarious storytime romp! Let's hear it for our underwear! From boxers to bloomers and briefs to bikinis, whether they're frilly, silly, or saggy — we all have our favourite pair, so give three cheers for underwear! The uproarious team behind... More Info

Read with Chirp

Owlkids | March 15, 2006 | 26 pages
In this collection of adventure rebus stories, Chirp snorkels for treasure, explores a jungle, flies to the moon and more. Featuring the lovable character from Chirp Magazine, the brightly illustrated stories use pictures to introduce beginner readers to simple words.  More Info

A Porcupine in a Pine Tree

North Winds Press | October 1, 2010 | 32 pages
A hilarious cast of distinctively Canadian characters populate these Tweleve Days of Christmas! Christmas, as only Canadians can celebrate! Where else do Mounties frolic, squirrels enjoy a fine game of curling, and hockey players mark the season as lords-a-leaping? This hilarious, tongue-in-cheek... More Info

Trouble in the Hills

Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd | October 15, 2011 | 224 pages
After a fight with his father, Cam takes to the hills that surround his small, mountain community where an error in judgment leads to a serious mountain biking accident. As he slowly makes his way back to town over cold, inhospitable terrain, he encounters a trio of kidnappers, the girl who escaped... More Info

The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea

Kids Can Press | April 1, 2012 | 80 pages
A sea-riously fun collection of simple, safe science experiments and games illustrating the magnificence and vulnerability of our planet's oceans.  More Info