Category: Kids' books

Stick Cat: Cats in the City

HarperCollins | April 25, 2017 | 224 pages
Join Stick Cat and his incomparable sidekick Edith on another dangerous, epic, and hilarious rescue mission in Tom Watson’s Stick Cat: Cats in the City! With over-the-top fun and humor, this scrumptious story features Tom Watson’s trademark laughs, adventure, and hilarious stick-figure... More Info

First Sticker Book Museums

March 1, 2017 | 16 pages
Wander through the corridors of the Usborne museum with this interactive sticker books. Discover what museums are for and what they hold inside them. Part of a large range of Usborne First Sticker Books, covering topics as diverse as cars, ballet, dragons, London, monkeys and Your Body.  More Info

Moo Moo in a Tutu

Balzer + Bray | April 25, 2017 | 32 pages
In the classic tradition of George and Martha, Elephant and Piggie, and Frog and Toad comes Moo Moo and Mr. Quackers in their debut, Moo Moo in a Tutu. A cow who wants to be a ballerina? Are you for real? This is a hilarious, one-of-a-kind friendship story between an adventurous cow and a very... More Info

Teddy the Dog: (Almost) Best in Show

HarperCollins | April 25, 2017 | 32 pages
Teddy the Dog has always been a one-of-a-kind dog, so it’s only fitting for him to compete in the Strut Your Mutt dog show. But when he arrives, it doesn’t turn out to be exactly what he expected. Who would want to sit and stay when you can jump and run? Dog and cat lovers alike will delight in... More Info

Dinosaurs Love Cheese

March 1, 2016 | 32 pages
PICTURE BOOKS. AUSTRALIAN. A delightful picture book about a world of hidden animals that only a child can see. Giraffes can't resist the trees, I like milk and sandwiches ... But who stole the cheese?. Ages 0+  More Info

Our Song: the Story of O Canada

April 25, 2017 | 24 pages
Celebrate the 150th birthday of Canada with a closer look at its majestic anthem! A new generation of young readers will experience the 100-year evolution of the Canadian national anthem, from its composition in 1880 to the moment it was proclaimed the national anthem in 1980. Line by line, in both... More Info

If You Could Wear My Sneakers

May 30, 2017 | 32 pages
A Sheree Fitch classic, the Silver Birch- and Hackmatack Award-winning children's picture book about children's rights, If You Could Wear My Sneakers, is now available for a new generation of young readers. A series of humorous poems, paired with timeless illustrations, interprets 15 of the 54... More Info

Goth Girl

April 30, 2017 | 180 pages
There are only three things fifteen-year-old Victoria Markham truly enjoys: English class, her signature "Goth Girl" look, and art. It's just that she tends to do the last one late at night, with spray paint, in public places. It isn't long before Vic is caught red-handed and forced into community... More Info

CatStronauts: Mission Moon

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 18, 2017 | 160 pages
CatStronauts, you are needed! When the world is thrust into darkness due to a global energy shortage, the Worlds Best Scientist comes up with a bold plan to set up a solar power plant on the moon. But someone has to go up there to set it up, and that adventure falls to the CatStronauts, the best... More Info

Cammie Takes Flight

April 30, 2017 | 224 pages
Eleven-year-old Cammie Turple grew up with more obstacles than most. Visually impaired and abandoned by her parents, she was raised by her tenacious, bootlegging aunt in rural Tanner, Nova Scotia. After Cammie and her best friend, Evelyn Merry, destroy the local moonshine still, forcing Evelyn's... More Info

Let's Find Momo!

March 14, 2017 | 24 pages
He's back! Everyone's favorite hide-and-seek border collie returns in this colorful, kid-friendly photography board book. Look for Momo hiding on a farm, in a bookstore, at a construction site, and in other unlikely locations (the photos are also loaded with other hidden objects for kids and... More Info

Library of Souls

Quirk Books | April 11, 2017 | 464 pages
The New York Times #1 best-selling series. The movie adaptation of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton, staring Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Ella Purnell, Samual L. Jackson, and Judi Dench. Like its predecessors, Library of... More Info

33 Minutes

Aladdin | April 18, 2017 | 224 pages
Will Sam’s best friend turn out to be a bully? He’s about to find out in this “strong and refreshingly straightforward” (School Library Journal) MAX novel. Sam Lewis is going to get his butt kicked in exactly thirty-three minutes. He knows this because yesterday his former best friend... More Info

Quelle Chance! Ton Papa N'est Pas une Pieuvre!

Les editions Scholastic | May 1, 2017 | 40 pages
See below for English description. La plupart du temps, on est fier de notre p�re. jusqu'� ce qu'il devienne grognon, autoritaire, voire repoussant. Mais l'�changerait-on contre un autre? Dans ce livre rigolo, on imagine ce que serait la vie avec un papa-animal. Les enfants vont �clater de... More Info

Où Vais-Je Vivre?

May 1, 2017 | 24 pages
See below for English description. Contraints de fuir leur pays � cause de la guerre ou de catastrophes naturelles, des milliers d'enfants laissent derri�re eux leur maison, leur chambre, leurs jouets. Ils partent vers une terre d'accueil, totalement d�munis. Sur leur visage se lisent le... More Info

Unis Par le Jeu

May 1, 2017 | 32 pages
See below for English description. S�par� de sa famille, Deo vit dans un camp de r�fugi�s au nord-ouest de la Tanzanie. Il adore jouer au soccer, mais il n'a pas de ballon. Gr�ce � son ing�niosit�, il en fabrique un avec des feuilles de bananier. Un jour, un entra�neur arrive au... More Info

Laugh Out Loud Canadian Jokes

April 25, 2017 | 384 pages
What's funny about Canada? Everything! From moose-quitoes to hambonis, slime ministers to Drain Gretzky, this book features hundreds of hilarious - and downright punny - Canadian jokes. How do you keep bacon from curling in the pan? Take away their little brooms. Where did the zombie go on... More Info

Official Handbook (Captain Underpants Movie)

April 25, 2017 | 64 pages
Meet George and Harold, two funloving best friends with a special talent for trouble. The only thing they love more than pulling pranks is creating comic book heroes like the Amazing Captain Underpants. When the boys accidentally bring Captain Underpants to life, Jerome Horwitz Elementary and the... More Info

Wacky Word Wedgies and Flushable Fillins

April 25, 2017 | 32 pages
Want to create your own Captain Underpants adventures, just like George and Harold? Then pick up a pencil and get ready for some actions, thrills, and laffs! This book has over a dozen wacky fillin stories starring George, Harold, the Amazing Captain Underpants, Professor Poopypants, Cafeteria Lady... More Info

Plankton Is Pushy

Scholastic Press | April 25, 2017 | 40 pages
In this funny, underwater picture book, Plankton says hello to Mussel, but Mussel doesn't say anything back. Plankton tries everything to get quiet Mussel to talk. In fact, Plankton gets VERY pushy about it! Will Mussel ever open his mouth? Kids will relate to Plankton's frustration with Mussel,... More Info

Love, Ish

Dancing Cat Books | April 22, 2017 | 180 pages
Mischa "Ish" Love knows she'll be one of the first settlers on Mars. She's applied to - and been rejected from - the Mars Now project forty-seven times, but the mission won't leave for ten years, and Ish hasn't given up hope. She also hasn't given up hope that Tig will be her best friend again.... More Info

Run

Dancing Cat Books | March 15, 2017 | 180 pages
Terrified of being targeted by bullies for being overweight, Lionel tries to go through Grade 8 attracting as little notice as possible. But he discovers something about himself: he's fast. And Lionel takes up running. That leads to joining a running group, and being recruited for the school track... More Info

Skyfishing

April 11, 2017 | 40 pages
"A young girl helps her grandfather adjust to his new home in the city with her family by inventing a fantastical fishing game"--  More Info

Birds & Other Animals with Pablo Picasso

Phaidon Press | April 24, 2017 | 30 pages
A groundbreaking study of animals as captured in rarely seen sketches by legendary artist Pablo Picasso The masterful drawings of Pablo Picasso are used to teach animal recognition in this artful, read-aloud board book. Birds & Other Animals takes children through Picasso's series of... More Info

The Star Thief

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 11, 2017 | 416 pages
The constellations come to life in this imaginative fantasy adventure debut. Honorine's life as a maid at the Vidalia mansion is rather dull, dusting treasures from faraway places and daydreaming in front of maps of the world. But everything changes when she catches two brutish sailors ransacking... More Info

The End of the Wild

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | April 11, 2017 | 272 pages
A modern, beautifully written story set against the backdrop of the controversial issue of fracking that explores the timely themes of poverty, environmental protection, what makes a family, and finding your place in the world. Eleven-year-old Fern's rundown home borders a pristine forest, where... More Info

Warriors: Legends of the Clans

HarperCollins | April 11, 2017 | 336 pages
Three novellas featuring the cats of Erin Hunter’s #1 bestselling Warrior series—available only in this collection! In Warriors: Legends of the Clans, experience three stand-alone, never before published adventures from the Warriors world: Spottedleaf’s Heart: Young apprentice Spottedpaw is... More Info

Warriors: A Vision of Shadows #1: The Apprentice's Quest

HarperCollins | April 11, 2017 | 352 pages
Embrace what you find in the shadows, for only they can clear the sky. For many moons, the warrior cats have lived in peace in their territories around the lake. But a dark shadow looms on the horizon, and the time has come for one young cat to shape his destiny—and the fate of all the warrior... More Info

The Upside of Unrequited

Balzer + Bray | April 11, 2017 | 352 pages
“Heart-fluttering, honest, and hilarious. I can’t stop hugging this book.” —Stephanie Perkins, New York Times bestselling author of Anna and the French Kiss "I have such a crush on this book! Not only is this one a must read, but it's a must re-read." —Julie Murphy, New York Times... More Info

Rappy Goes to the Library

HarperCollins | April 4, 2017 | 32 pages
When Rappy the Raptor’s class goes to the library, it’s all Rappy can do not to be noisy. Can he keep his rapping quiet, or will he start a book riot? When students are finding the library a bore, quick-thinking Rappy uses his rhyming skills to save the day! Beginning readings will love to rap... More Info

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

Balzer + Bray | April 4, 2017 | 48 pages
From New York Times bestselling creators Drew Daywalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, and Adam Rex, author-illustrator of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, comes a laugh-out-loud hilarious picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper,... More Info

Are You an Echo?

Chin Music | September 13, 2016 | 64 pages
Kaneko s empathetic children s poetry was lost for decades. Now, this color-illustrated, bilingual volume presents her biography and most beloved poems."  More Info

Olivia the Spy

Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books | April 4, 2017 | 40 pages
Everyone’s favorite pig is about to have a birthday…but will her penchant for eavesdropping lead to more than presents? Olivia’s birthday is days away. Plans must be made. Who makes plans? Moms! Who simply must know the plans? Olivia, who is NOT above eavesdropping. But when she... More Info

Sophie Quire and the Last Storyguard

Puffin | April 4, 2017 | 304 pages
Now in paperback, the exciting follow-up to Jonathan Auxier's acclaimedPeter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes. You've met Peter Nimble. Now meet Sophie Quire in a new, unforgettable quest. It's been two years since Peter Nimble and Sir Tode rescued the kingdom of HazelPort. In that time, they have... More Info

Shooter

Razorbill | April 4, 2017 | 336 pages
The Breakfast Club meets We Need to Talk About Kevin. A lockdown catches five grade 12 students by surprise and throws them together in the only unlocked room on that empty third floor wing: the boys' washroom. They sit in silence, judging each other by what they see, by the stories they've heard... More Info

Up the Creek

Kids Can Press | April 4, 2017 | 32 pages
?There once was a bear, a moose and a beaver who were the best of friends, though they often disagreed.? So when the three friends go canoeing together one sunny day, it doesn't take long for them to start quarreling with one another. First, they can't decide who should get to steer the canoe.... More Info

Stop Feedin' da Boids!

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 4, 2017 | 32 pages
When Swanda and her dog, Waldo, move to Brooklyn from the country, they miss the wildlife they left behind. Until they discover the pigeons. ñOh, look! What dear little birds! Come, Waldo, weÍll get them a bird feeder all their own.î But a bird feeder in the city attracts lots and lots and lots... More Info

The Haters

Amulet Books | April 4, 2017 | 336 pages
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Jack and the Geniuses

April 4, 2017 | 256 pages
New York Times bestselling authors Bill Nye the Science Guy and Gregory Mone take middle-grade readers on a scientific adventure in the launch of an exciting new chapter book series, Jack and the Geniuses. The perfect combination to engage and entertain readers, the series features real-world... More Info

The Thing About Jellyfish

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | September 13, 2016 | 352 pages
Now available in paperback, this 2015 National Book Award finalist and instant New York Times bestseller is a stunning debut novel about grief and wonder. Everyone says that it was an accident... that sometimes things "just happen". But Suzy won't believe it. Ever. After her best friend dies in a... More Info

Waiting for Sophie

April 3, 2017 | 48 pages
Waiting for a new baby is hard, and waiting for her to grow up into a playmate is even harder. Luckily Liam s Nana is just downstairs and always ready help. When the two of them build a Get-Older-Faster Machine, Liam is surprised to find it s not Sophie who does the most growing up."  More Info

So What Should Dad Be?

Tundra Books (NY) | April 4, 2017 | 32 pages
A celebration of the best kind of dad: the kind that's willing to join in the fun. A gang of mythical creatures is roaming around a magical land having a great time, until Bigfoot gets his foot stuck in a tree trunk and Unicorn gets her horn impaled on a table and Robot's saw-arm gets rusted into... More Info

Two Animal Tales from Africa

Collins | January 3, 2017 | 48 pages
Two beautifully told traditional tales by Beverley Birch. 'The Water Thief' is about the mischievous antics of Hyena and how crafty Tortoise plays him at his own game. 'Lumbwi and the Gazelle' is about a moving friendship, but when Lumbwi embarks on a new life he seems to forget about his old... More Info

Snow White and Rose Red

Collins | January 3, 2017 | 32 pages
A traditional tale from Germany, about two sisters and their friendship with a bear, who turns out to be not at all what he seems. Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. Text type: A traditional tale Curriculum links: English: fairy... More Info

Daisy Dreamer and the World of Make-Believe

Little Simon | April 4, 2017 | 128 pages
Hi! I’m Daisy Dreamer and my totally true imaginary friend Posey invited me to his amazing world of make believe! Oh, and you’re totally invited, too! Remember me? Daisy Dreamer? Of course you do, silly! And you remember my totally true imaginary friend, Posey, too. Obviously! But did you know... More Info

Daisy Dreamer and the Totally True Imaginary Friend

Little Simon | April 4, 2017 | 128 pages
Hi! I’m Daisy Dreamer and this story is all about how I met Posey, my totally true imaginary friend. Hi, I’m Daisy Dreamer. People call me the girl with her head in the clouds because I daydream some of the time…or maybe most the time. But isn’t that what makes life so…well, dreamy?... More Info

Invasion of the Insects

Little Simon | March 7, 2017 | 128 pages
In this sixth DATA Set adventure the kids get shrunk down and go on a buggy adventure across Bunsen’s backyard. The town of Newtonburg has been invaded by all sorts of creepy-crawlies from mosquitoes to bees to ants and more! What’s worse is that they are all mysteriously swarming toward Dr.... More Info

Girl Detective: A Friday Barnes Mystery

Square Fish | January 17, 2017 | 288 pages
Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl! When Friday Barnes, girl genius, solves a bank robbery, she uses the reward money to send herself to Highcrest Academy, the most exclusive boarding school in the country—and discovers it's a hotbed of crime! Soon she's investigating... More Info

The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate

Square Fish | January 4, 2011 | 352 pages
Calpurnia Virginia Tate is eleven years old in 1899 when she wonders why the yellow grasshoppers in her Texas backyard are so much bigger than the green ones.With a little help from her notoriously cantankerous grandfather, an avid naturalist, she figures out that the green grasshoppers are easier... More Info

The Crane Girl

Shen's Books | March 15, 2017 | 40 pages
A boy helps an injured crane, that then returns in human form to weave silk and save the boy and his father from poverty. Adapted from Japanese folktales and told in alternating prose and haiku.  More Info

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