Category: Kids' books

A Good Day for a Hat

Abrams Appleseed | March 1, 2017 | 32 pages
"This is a picture book for very young children about having just the right hat, no matter what the occasion"--  More Info

Before & After

Phaidon Press | March 13, 2017 | 40 pages
An enticing collection of before-and-after scenarios, created by master artist and acclaimed author of This Is Not A Book Graphic artist Jean Jullien insightfully and comically depicts a set of clever and surprising before-and-after two-frame narratives, each progressed by a page turn. From pale... More Info

Woodland Creatures

February 28, 2017 | 32 pages
At the younger end of the popular Usborne Beginners series, which contains over 60 titles, Usborne Young Beginners is an informative and exciting new series for children aged three and up, with soft, warm illustrations and simple text children can easily understand. This series a great source for... More Info

Lift-the-Flap Questions and Answers about Science

February 1, 2017 | 16 pages
An appealing, lift-the-flap book that answers children's questions about science in an accessible, fun way. Inspired by the sort of questions young children ask, this is a great book to dip in and out of, with lots of quirky and interesting facts.  More Info

What Not to Do If You Turn Invisible

HarperCollins Children's Books | December 29, 2016 | 400 pages
From the author of the unforgettable bestseller TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER comes another surprising, beautiful and funny novel about a child who, by disappearing, will write herself into your heart forever... Turning invisible at will: it's one way of curing your acne. But far more drastic than... More Info

Fold-Out Books Things That Go

October 1, 2016 | 12 pages
Synopsis coming soon.......  More Info

Under the Umbrella

March 1, 2017 | 32 pages
The weather has never been worse; the man with the stormy heart is soaked and he's going to be late! His mood is as black as the sky. Outside a nearby patisserie, a little boy stands under the shelter of its awning, gazing at the beautiful treats on display.  More Info

The Wolves Return

January 18, 2017 | 32 pages
In 1995 96, gray wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park to control the elk population. To researchers surprise, the wolves ended up positively impacting the entire ecosystem and landscape. Informational pages with further historical and scientific information complete this... More Info

My Beautiful Birds

March 1, 2017 | 32 pages
When Sami and his family escape Syria as refugees they must leave their home behind, including Sami's beloved pigeons. Though Sami's father assures him that his birds escaped too, Sami can't help but miss them... and remember. As he settles into the safety and routine of the refugee camp, Sami... More Info

The Goat

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Friend Or Foe?

September 13, 2016 | 32 pages
"A lonely mouse lived in a small house beside a great palace. In the great palace lived a cat.” Each night the mouse gazes up at the cat in the palace tower. Is the cat my friend? he wonders. Determined to find out, he bravely makes his way into the palace through a tiny hole and climbs all the... More Info

Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere

HarperCollins | March 14, 2017 | 176 pages
No summary available.

Guinness World Records: Remarkable Robots

HarperCollins | March 14, 2017 | 32 pages
A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! From a robot babysitter to the largest walking and fire-breathing robot, this book is filled with record-breaking androids of all shapes, sizes, and occupations! Simple text and full-color photos will make learning about this exciting topic fun for... More Info

Light of Day

HarperTeen | March 14, 2017 | 336 pages
From the author of On the Edge and Snitch comes a dangerous, sexy novel perfect for fans of Simone Elkeles. With romance, action, and realistic friendships, this is a gripping story about finding out where you belong, discovering the power to make a difference, and finding true love along the way.... More Info

Everything That Makes You

HarperCollins | March 14, 2017 | 352 pages
Ever wonder "What if?" Now available in paperback, Everything That Makes You is an epic romance about one girl—and the two possible lives she might have lived if an accident hadn’t changed everything. Intense and beautifully written, this is a realistic contemporary novel with a twist, perfect... More Info

Curiosity House: The Screaming Statue

HarperCollins | March 14, 2017 | 384 pages
In this second book in the New York Times bestselling Curiosity House series by exceptional author Lauren Oliver and shadowy recluse H. C. Chester, four extraordinary children must avenge their friend’s death, try to save their home, and unravel the secrets of their past . . . before their past... More Info

A Boy Called Bat

Walden Pond Press | March 14, 2017 | 208 pages
From acclaimed author Elana K. Arnold and with illustrations by Charles Santoso, A Boy Called Bat is the first book in a funny, heartfelt, and irresistible young middle grade series starring an unforgettable young boy on the autism spectrum. For Bixby Alexander Tam (nicknamed Bat), life tends to be... More Info

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

On My Bike

February 15, 2017 | 26 pages
In this picture book, a very young child learns to ride a bike.  More Info

Wolf Island

March 14, 2017 | 32 pages
How did wolves end up on a secluded island?  More Info

On My Walk

January 7, 2010 | 32 pages
A mother and her toddler end up being caught in a summer rainstorm on their walk through Vancouver streets. Beautifully illustrated by Christina Leist, this simple story will be a fun bedtime read for everyone.  More Info

Justine McKeen, Thermostat Chat

March 28, 2017 | 80 pages
Saving the rainforest one volt at a time!  More Info

The People of the Sea

Inhabit Media | April 1, 2017 | 28 pages
When young Donald and his friends head down to the water to play, they have no idea that they are soon to encounter a mermaid, one of the creatures that his elders have told him about. Terrified, the boys run back to their camp, ready to tell everyone what they have just seen. But what did they... More Info

Subject to Change

February 28, 2017 | 288 pages
Declan thinks he knows the truth, but does he?  More Info

How Nivi Got Her Names

Inhabit Media | April 1, 2017 | 36 pages
Nivi has always known that her names were special, but she does not know where they came from. One sunny afternoon, Nivi decides to ask her mom. The stories of the people Nivi is named after lead her to an understanding of traditional Inuit naming practices and knowledge of what those practices... More Info

More Than Balloons

April 4, 2017 | 26 pages
I love you more than balloons love the moon.  More Info

Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing

Inhabit Media | January 1, 2017 | 36 pages
Ukaliq and Kalla are two friends who could not be more different. Ukaliq is loud, excited and always looking for adventure. Kalla on the other hand, is calm, quiet and knows it s best to be well prepared before travelling out on the land or sea ice. When the two friends head out for a day of... More Info

My Busy Green Garden

January 31, 2017 | 36 pages
So begins this lyrical tribute to the bugs, bees, and birds that make the garden such a busy place. With each turned page, more visitors appear, and all the while the "surprise"--a chrysalis--changes unnoticed until, on the last page, a butterfly emerges and flies away across the garden's... More Info

Captain Small Pig

March 1, 2017 | 32 pages
A charming story of family and a day on the water Out on Blue Lake with his parents Old Goat and Turkey, Small Pig is ready for an adventure. "I'm Captain Commander!" Small Pig said. "Aye aye, Captain Small Pig!" yawned Old Goat. "You are in charge of this boat!" But Small Pig soon tires of rowing... More Info

The Crown of Dalemark

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 26, 2017 | 320 pages
The final book in the epic fantasy-adventure series from 'the Godmother of Fantasy', Diana Wynne Jones. Now back in print! 'Mitt arrived at the top of the steps, panting, and pushed open the door. "Oh, there you are," said the Countess. "We want you to kill someone."' Since his arrival in the North... More Info

Mrs. McBee Leaves Room 3

Peachtree Publishers | April 1, 2017 | 32 pages
Join the children of Room 3 and Mrs. McBee as they find their own ways of helping each other get ready to leave and say good-bye. It's not just the end of the school year at Mayflower Elementary. It's time to say goodbye to Mrs. McBee, who is leaving the school. Jamaika, William, and the other kids... More Info

The Spellcoats

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 26, 2017 | 320 pages
The third book in the epic fantasy-adventure series from 'the Godmother of Fantasy', Diana Wynne Jones. Now back in print! 'I had not seen how they hated us till I heard them shout. It was terrible.' Tanaqui and her family have always known they were somehow different from the other villagers. But... More Info

Stanley's Store

Stanley (Hardcover) | March 1, 2017 | 32 pages
Welcome to Stanley's Store! Can Stanley help his friends find everything they need? Stanley has fresh fruits and veggies to be unloaded, Myrtle needs help at the cheese counter, Shamus and Little Woo's groceries must be rung up, and--oh no! Charlie just knocked over Stanley's produce display. Even... More Info

Midnight Mystery

HarperCollins Children's Books | January 12, 2017 | 192 pages
The Join the Dots Detectives: Dot, Beans and McClusky are back on the case in a third, brand-new mystery! Dot and Beans canâe(tm)t wait for their school trip to Adventure Camp where they will do lots of exciting activities like zip-wiring, grass tobogganing and roasting marshmallows round a... More Info

More Blueberries!

February 28, 2017 | 24 pages
Young twins can't get enough of their favorite fruit in this rhyming board book.  More Info

Down to Earth

April 4, 2017 | 48 pages
Part of the nonfiction Footprints series for middle readers, with color photographs throughout. Readers will learn how kids all over the world help produce the food we eat.  More Info

Dark Shadows

Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books | March 14, 2017 | 128 pages
The Chicken Squad is back for their fourth (mis)adventure, and this time they’re facing their darkest mystery yet: shadows! A hilarious, “easy to read” (Booklist) chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and The Trouble with Chickens. There’s a big, SHADOWY, mystery... More Info

One White Rabbit: a Counting Book

Pan Macmillan | February 9, 2017 | 24 pages
An introduction to counting using characters and objects from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.This delightful introduction to numbers and counting uses characters and object from the iconic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. From 'One... More Info

A Is for Alice: an Alphabet Book

Pan Macmillan | February 9, 2017 | 24 pages
An introduction to the alphabet using characters and objects from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.A delightful introduction to the alphabet, using characters and objects from the iconic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. A is for Alice, E... More Info

Short for Chameleon

HarperTrophy | March 7, 2017 | 256 pages
Embarrassed by your brother? Estranged from your uncle? Then you might need some help from Almost Family Surrogate Agency. Cam Redden and his dad are rent-a-relatives, available for hire to anyone looking to upgrade. Cam’s job is all about being whoever other people want him to be. Then two new... More Info

Un Bébé Alligator?

May 1, 2012 | 30 pages
Les parents de Christine sont très distraits. Au lieu de se rendre à l'hôpital pour avoir leur bébé, ils vont au zoo et en reviennent avec un bébé alligator. Après que l'animal ait mordu tout le monde, les parents le ramènent au zoo pour en revenir avec un bébé phoque. Lorsque Christine... More Info

Gros Bobo

Scholastic Canada | September 1, 2010 | 30 pages
En jouant avec son ami Raton laveur, Oiseau est frappé sur la tête par une balle. Son ami essaie de le consoler mais ni son baiser, ni le câlin du lapin, ni le biscuit du castor, ni le jeu du mouton, ni le pansement du renard ne parviennent à lui enlever sa douleur. Ses amis attristés fondent... More Info

Deep in the Forest

March 7, 2017 | 14 pages
"Deep in the forest, early in the morning, the animals slowly wake except the panda, who is sleeping in. The monkey stretches, the red ant hides, the black bear yawns, and the gazelle smiles. But where is the okapi? Can you find it?" Over 50 animals including the okapi hide on the pages of this... More Info

The Prince and the Porker

Abrams Books for Young Readers | March 7, 2017 | 32 pages
Pignatius was passing the palace one day, when he saw ten fresh buns left to cool on a tray . . . When Pignatius sees fresh pastries cooling on the windowsill of the palace kitchen, he s tempted to try them. Surely, the cook won t miss just one. But Pignatius s greed gets the better of him, and he... More Info

Girl Code

HarperCollins | March 7, 2017 | 272 pages
Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. The book also includes bonus content to help you get started coding! Fans of funny and... More Info

Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map

HarperFestival | March 7, 2017 | 24 pages
New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean brings us a fun, epic sea adventure with Captain Pete in Pete the Cat and the Treasure Map! Includes over 30 fun stickers. When Captain Pete discovers a treasure map, he and his crew are ready to set out and sail the seas to find the buried... More Info

Biscuit Flies a Kite

HarperCollins | March 7, 2017 | 32 pages
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Little Critter: My Trip to the Science Museum

HarperFestival | March 7, 2017 | 24 pages
Join Mercer Mayer’s classic and beloved character, Little Critter®, as he heads to the science museum with his classmates. They play with a tornado machine, build a potato battery, experiment with a giant magnifying glass, and much more! Whether he’s in the classroom or out, Little Critter... More Info

Goodbye Days

Tundra Books (NY) | March 7, 2017 | 288 pages
Fans of "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" and "Looking for Alaska" will love this heartbreaking and at times humorous look into one teen s life after the death of his best friends. Carver Briggs never thought a simple text would cause a fatal crash, killing his three best friends, Mars, Eli, and... More Info

Eat Up!

Visual Exploration | April 11, 2017 | 72 pages
Written for middle-grade readers, Eat Up! is a colorful infographic look at the many surprising and fascinating facts about food. Information is presented in easy-to-understand graphics and clear explanations. Each spread explores a different aspect of the topic. Readers will find answers to a wide... More Info