Category: Kids' books

The Lie Tree

Amulet Books | May 10, 2016 | 384 pages
On an island off the south coast of Victorian England, fourteen-year-old Faith investigates the mysterious death of her father, who was involved in a scandal, and discovers a tree that feeds upon lies and gives those who eat its fruit visions of truth.  More Info

Little Sticker Dolly Dressing Fairy

May 1, 2016 | 24 pages
A younger version of the Sticker Dolly Dressing, this new series is sure to please little girls worldwide. Dress the little dollies with easy to stick stickers on the laminated pages. A fold out "car park" for the stickers will help little hands to prepare the clothes before dressing the dollies.  More Info

Anne of Green Gables

August 1, 2015 | 24 pages
The classic story by Canadian author L.M. Montgomery, retold for younger readers with simple, engaging text and vibrant illustrations. A perfect book to share with younger children or for older children to read for themselves.  More Info

Sweet Peas and Honeybees

Simon and Schuster | May 10, 2016 | 128 pages
Anna and her friends throw a Summer Bee Bash in the fourth book in the Friendship Garden series. The Friendship Garden summer program is in full swing. The summer session, called Sweet Peas and Honeybees, is going to be all about flowers…and bugs. Anna hates bugs! But her little brother, Colin,... More Info

The Sword in the Stove

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | May 1, 2016 | 40 pages
"A quirky picture book in the spirit of Monty Python about two bumbling knights who keep finding objects in a stove (a sword, a shield, a helmet)...objects that ominously belong to their missing friend Harold"--  More Info

Ada's Violin

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | March 1, 2016 | 40 pages
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Nooks & Crannies

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | May 10, 2016 | 352 pages
Eleven-year-old Tabitha Crum, whose parents were just about to abandon her, is invited to the country estate of a wealthy countess along with five other children and told that one of them will become her heir.  More Info

Heidi Heckelbeck Makes a Wish

Simon and Schuster | May 17, 2016 | 160 pages
To undo a disastrous spell, second-grader Heidi Heckelbeck must grant three wishes without magic.  More Info

Basil and the Cave of Cats

Simon and Schuster | May 17, 2016 | 112 pages
Named one of “13 Detective Book Series You Obsessed over as a Kid” by and the inspiration for a hit Disney film, the masterful Great Mouse Detective series is now available to a whole new generation of readers! Basil the mouse detective sets off on a journey to solve one of the... More Info

Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat

Simon and Schuster | May 10, 2016 | 144 pages
Six misfits get stuck together in a middle school restroom and discover friendship. Includes playscript of the story.  More Info

Into the Wild

Simon and Schuster | May 3, 2016 | 112 pages
The Chicken Squad is back for their third (mis)adventure, and this time they’re facing off with whatever’s hiding in a mystery box in the backyard. A hilarious chapter book from the bestselling author of Click, Clack, Moo and Diary of a Worm. Our fluffy, fearless young detectives are back out... More Info

Snail and Slug

Simon and Schuster | May 3, 2016 | 32 pages
From the critically acclaimed author of The Perfect Pumpkin Pie comes a picture book about the friendship between a snail and a slug that teaches readers how good friends can help you do anything, including finding the courage to make a difference. It’s a hot, hot day and Snail invites her new... More Info

Seal Around the World

QEB Publishing | May 1, 2016 | 24 pages
From African elephants to Alaskan Eskimos, there's so much to see around the world! With a hidden seal to find in every scene and fun facts to discover throughout, step inside for hours of entertainment. Look for hidden objects as you work your way through every spread, taking in all the sights.... More Info

Bird on the Building Site

QEB Publishing | May 1, 2016 | 24 pages
From deafening diggers to towering cranes, there's so much to see on the building site! With a hidden bird to find in every scene and fun facts to discover throughout, step inside for hours of entertainment. Look for hidden objects as you work your way through every spread, taking in all the... More Info

Adventure Time OGN

KaBOOM! | April 12, 2016 | 144 pages
Another crazy caper from your favorite Cartoon Network show! Not everyone appreciates flash backs as much as the rest of us but when it comes to a throw-back reunion in the Lumpy Space Kingdom, LSP is definitely not ready. With help from a very unlikely source, LSP must face the past head on!  More Info

The Story of Noodles

April 12, 2016 | 40 pages
The fun series continues - the cleverKang brothers make noodles!"  More Info

The Story of Chopsticks

April 12, 2016 | 40 pages
A colorful tale of how the creative boys of the Kang family invented chopsticks in China long ago.  More Info

Darcy Moon and the Aroona Frogs

Star Bright Books | March 31, 2016 | 128 pages
Darcy Moon is an ordinary girl with ordinary problems-she's low on cash and doesn't fit in with the cool crowd. That is, until she finds out she is an Earth Guardian who has to save the local swamp from disaster. The local swamp frogs are disappearing, and the food chain is broken. When a... More Info

Strong As a Bear

Enchanted Lion Books | June 7, 2016 | 40 pages
A graphically strong, yet surprisingly tender book of idioms comparing people and animals.  More Info

A Morning with Grandpa

Lee & Low Books | May 15, 2016 | 32 pages
Curious and energetic Mei Mei attempts some t'ai chi forms as her grandfather demonstrates them, then tries to teach him basic yoga poses. Includes introductions to t'ai chi and yoga, as well as instructions for the exercises described in the text.  More Info

Those That Cause Fear

Inhabit Media | June 1, 2016 | 40 pages
This book introduces kids to the spine-tingling, hair-raising creatures found in Inuit myths. From the mahahaa, a fearsome creature that tickles people to death to the palraiyuk, a reptilian creature said to have six legs and the body of a snake, this book includes all the creepy, spooky, and down... More Info

Fishing with Grandma

Inhabit Media | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Adventure begins when Grandma takes her two grandchildren out for a trip to the lake. After showing the kids how to prepare for a fishing trip, Grandma and the kids enjoy a day of jigging in the ice for fish. Grandma shows them every step they need to know to complete a successful fishing trip,... More Info

Prisoner of Warren

April 15, 2016 | 160 pages
As the Second World War nears its terrible climax, thirteen-year-old Warren learns that his dad is bringing home a German prisoner of war to help work on their rural farm. Fearing for his life, Warren decides to kill the POW before he and his family are murdered by him. But getting rid of a house... More Info

Change of Heart

May 15, 2016 | 32 pages
The remarkable story of honourary Newfoundlander Lanier Phillips, who survived a shipwreck during the Second World War and went on to become a civil rights activist, is told for children in this heartwarming, vibrantly illustrated picture book.  More Info

This is Sadie

Tundra Books | May 12, 2015 | 30 pages

Sea Glass Summer

November 15, 2015 | 32 pages
A gentle, lyrical story about Molly, who, after moving far away, yearns to be back on the beach with her Gram, searching for sea glass. Vibrantly illustrated, this picture book explores the powerful lure of the ocean, and the meaningful treasures within.  More Info


Simon and Schuster | June 28, 2016 | 304 pages
Thirteen-year-old wallflower Veronica’s most intense emotions physically manifest themselves in hilarious and embarrassing ways. Veronica McGowan is a typical, unremarkable, average thirteen-year-old. And this is the bane of her existence. Desperate to be an “Est”—cutest, smartest,... More Info

Outdoor Science Lab for Kids

Quarry Books | July 1, 2016 | 144 pages
Learn physics, chemistry and biology in your own backyard! At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own backyard, it's simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of amazing science experiments using... More Info

You're a Hen!

Aerial Media | May 3, 2016 | 32 pages
Story book for children from four years old, teaching children about caring for animals.  More Info


March 16, 2016 | 32 pages
Elliot's parents love him very much, but all is not well. When he cries, they do not understand why. When he yells, they do not know what to do. When he misbehaves, they do not know how to react. One day a social worker named Thomas comes to visit, and Elliot's world turns upside-down. Manon... More Info

The Farm

April 12, 2016 | 48 pages
Farms are such exciting places for children to learn about and The Farm is a perfect way of introducing children to what they might find there. The book explains how much of the food we eat comes from a farm. Children will learn all about the various animals that live on the farm, how we take care... More Info

Little Worm's Big Question

New Internationalist | January 7, 2016 | 36 pages
Little Worm is the humble but intrepid hero of our tale. Feeling downtrodden and without self--confidence, he embarks on an epic quest to ask each of the animals he meets -- what is it that makes them feel special..? On this wild roller coaster ride through a mesmerizing variety of beautifully... More Info

Baba Didi and the Godwits Fly

New Internationalist | October 1, 2013 | 32 pages
A charmingly told story of the godwit bird’s epic migration, touching on waves of human migration on the way.  More Info

Imagine a Day

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | February 1, 2005 | 40 pages
Imagine a day when your swing swings you higher than the highest treetops. Imagine a day when you can ride your bike up a path of falling leaves into the very tree they are falling from. Imagine a day when you release a handful of blue balloons into a cloudy, gray sky to create a postcard-perfect... More Info

Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged

Groundwood Books Ltd | November 1, 2010 | 32 pages
Tells the story of Viola Desmond, an African Canadian woman who, in 1946, challenged a Nova Scotia movie theater's segregation policy by refusing to move from her seat to an upstairs section designated for use by blacks.  More Info

Raymie Nightingale

April 12, 2016 | 272 pages
Two-time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo returns to her roots with a moving, masterful story of an unforgettable summer friendship. Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absolutely everything, depends on her. And she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire... More Info

Playing from the Heart

April 12, 2016 | 32 pages
Peter H. Reynolds, creator of The Dot, has composed a pitch-perfect tribute to the power of music and the bonds of family. When a young boy begins to play on his family’s piano, reveling in the fun of plunking the keys, his father signs him up for lessons so that he can learn to play properly.... More Info

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | August 1, 2010 | 38 pages
Rhyming text compares babies born in different places and in different circumstances, but they all share the commonality of ten little fingers and ten little toes. On board pages.  More Info

Collins Big Cat - Pinocchio

Collins Educational | January 5, 2016 | 48 pages
Remind yourself of the enchanting story of Pinocchio, by Pinocchio, retold here by the multi-award winning author Michael Morpurgo and beautifully illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark. A truly beautiful edition that brings this classic tale back to life. Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening... More Info

The Rescuers

HarperCollins UK | February 22, 2017 | 173 pages
The Prisoners' Aid Society of Mice discusses the proposed rescue of a Norwegian poet from the terrible Black Castle.Miss Bianca, the pet white mouse belonging to the Ambassador's son, is sent to Norway on a mission to recruit the bravest Norwegian mouse she can find. She finds Nils, and brings him... More Info

Mouse on the Move

QEB Publishing | April 1, 2016 | 24 pages
From speedy trains to jumbo jets, there's so much to see when you're on the move! Wonderfully detailed illustrations create busy scenes which will keep children entertained. Not only this but your children will learn along the way, too! Fantastic spot book activities, combined with non-fiction... More Info

Busy Beaver, The

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
A clueless beaver discovers the impact his actions have on others.  More Info


Macmillan | April 5, 2016 | 336 pages
"In a future society where 'flawed' people who have committed crimes are branded with an F, a young girl takes a stand"--  More Info

The Mommy Book

LB Kids | April 5, 2016 | 20 pages
Some mommies sing you songs.Some mommies read you stories.All mommies want you to be who you are! With his trademark childlike art, Todd Parr celebrates all different kinds of mothers. Whether mommies work far away or at home, cook or order pizza, they are all lots of fun and filled with love. For... More Info

Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep

April 12, 2016 | 32 pages
Hildie Bitterpickles is a witch who needs her sleep. Her quiet neighborhood has been turned upside down with the sudden arrival of the old woman in her shoe, big bad wolf, and other fairy tale characters. What will Hildie have to do to get a quiet night's sleep?  More Info

Life Without Nico

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 36 pages
Maia and Nico are the very best of friends, spending all of their time together. When Nico and his family move far away for a little while, Maia is left with a hole in her life that she thinks will never be filled. Eventually, though, she meets a furry companion, makes a new friend and even... More Info

Toshi's Little Treasures

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Backpack-toting Toshi and his grandmother share a special bond as they undertake search-and-find adventures in their favorite places --- the riverbank, the city, the forest, the country, the park and the beach. They delight in the wonders of nature and the curious little things people have left... More Info

Willow's Smiles

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Willow is worried that she won't smile right for her school picture. She chooses the perfect outfit and practices her smiles, but at the sight of the big lights and the camera's flash Willow's smile disappears! When an understanding teacher gives her the job of shaking a rubber chicken to help make... More Info

That's Not Fair!

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 44 pages
There are lots of rules we all need to follow, from the dress code at school, respecting someone's privacy, to turning your light off at bedtime. In six entertaining stories, Mayor Moe and City Council grapple with the task of making rules to keep their city safe, prosperous and fair. Not an easy... More Info

Not-So-Faraway Adventure, The

Kids Can Press Ltd | April 1, 2016 | 32 pages
It's almost Poppa's birthday and young Theo wants to give her beloved grandfather the perfect gift. Poppa has traveled the world and keeps a trunk full of mementos collected on his adventures. That gives Theo an idea for a very special gift: a new adventure! They'll take the streetcar to the local... More Info