Category: Kids' books

Food and Faith

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books | June 12, 2012 | 48 pages
Food has always been central to religious practice. From fasting at Ramadan to feasting at Diwali, from the laws of kashrut to the taking of communion, a great deal can be learned about a religion through an understanding of its link with food. Six children from six religions tell their stories... More Info

Real Love

Insight Editions | September 13, 2011 | 48 pages
A collection of drawings made by the late musician to express the love and great joy he had for his young son.  More Info

Hush, Baby, Hush!

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books | May 24, 2011 | 40 pages
Presents a collection of lullabies from around the world to help children go to sleep, with music for several songs in the back of the book.  More Info

Pandas' Earthquake Escape

Sylvan Dell Pub | March 10, 2010 | 32 pages
A fictional story based on a real-life event, Pandas' earthquake escape describes the adventures of a mother panda, LiLing, and her one-year old cub, Tengfei, as they escape a panda reserve following an earthquake. Can be used to teach children about earthquakes, animal survival, and a mother's... More Info

Precious and the Puggies

Black & White Pub Limited | March 1, 2011 | 79 pages
A world first from Itchy Coo, this is a brand new book for younger readers, telling the story of the girlhood adventures of Precious Ramotswe, founder of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Written by one of the world's favourite authors, Alexander McCall Smith, and translated into Scots by award... More Info

Creativity Fun: Garden

Silver Dolphin Books | March 13, 2012 | 72 pages
Create your own vibrant garden and outdoor scenes with this full-color activity book! Complete with 200 reusable stickers and 16 pages of paper cutouts, Creativity Fun: Garden is a 72-page collection of crafting, doodling, drawing and coloring projects that let's kids tap into their creativity and... More Info

Green Start Giant Floor Puzzle: On the Farm

By IKids
March 1, 2010 |
Brand new in the green start? series made from 98% post consumer recycled materials and printed with eco friendly inks, this extension brings earth-friendly messages and all natural materials to the joy of creating beautiful floor puzzles. Packaged in reusable totebox, each of these 35-piece floor... More Info

Little Snowman Stan

Clavis Pub | October 1, 2011 | 32 pages
Stan, the smallest of three snowmen, would like to be able to move about freely, talk, and see the world, and refuses to believe Snow Soldier and Mister Tophat when they say snowmen who do those things will melt.  More Info

George and the Dragonfly

Zero to Ten | September 1, 2011 | 32 pages
George wants to live with exotic animals so he plans to run away to the jungle, but before he can leave home a dragonfly shows him all the exotic animals that live in his back yard.  More Info

Lemon the Duck

September 30, 2008 | 32 pages
When Ms. Lake's class's ducklings hatch, one duckling, Lemon, has trouble standing and walking, so the students try to help her.  More Info

Pick Up Your Pen

Owlkids | March 13, 2012 | 112 pages
At first a seemingly simple workbook to encourage children (or anyone!) to practice handwriting, Pick Up Your Pen is actually an invitation to envision handwriting as an art form. As less and less time is spent on handwriting in school, this book is a creative — and appealing — way to get kids... More Info

My Beastly Book of Twisted Tales

Owlkids | June 7, 2011 | 160 pages
More Brothers Grimm than Disney, My Beastly Book of Twisted Tales is filled with over 150 doodle and scribble activities to give budding young artists hours of fun. Like the other, bestselling titles in the My Beastly Book series, My Beastly Book of Twisted Tales aims to push kids’ latent... More Info

Morning Star

Second Story Pr | September 1, 2011 | 277 pages
Weaves the tales of two girls, Flower, who is traveling north with her family on the Underground Railroad, and Felicia, who, 150 years later, is one of the few black students at her school and is bullied because of her race.  More Info

Max the Businessman

Lobster Pr | September 30, 2008 | 95 pages
While helping his mother in the garden, Max concocts a get-rich-quick scheme involving a Main Street beautification project, but he finds himself turning detective when, at a local "Green Thumbs" meeting, someone murders "Victor", a prize-winning orchid.  More Info

Emily Included

March 1, 2012 | 126 pages
The true story of Emily Eaton. Born with severe cerebral palsy, Emily and her family had to fight for her right to go to school with non-disabled children in a regular classroom. Their fight, which began at a time when children with CP were segregated, was groundbreaking. Unwilling to take no for... More Info

Shannen and the Dream for a School

Second Story Pr | October 1, 2011 | 132 pages
The true story of Shannen Koostachin and the people of Attawapiskat First Nation, a Cree community in Northern Ontario, who have been fighting for a new school since 1979 when a fuel spill contaminated their original school building. Shannen's fight took her all the way to Parliament Hill and was... More Info

Fraser Bear

Greystone Books | May 15, 2012 | 48 pages
A beautifully illustrated nature story of a bear cub's life in the Pacific Northwest, from a multi-award-winning team, Fraser Bearis the exciting and moving story of a black bear cub's dangers and adventures in his first two years, uniting the intertwined cycles of bear and fish. A map, facts about... More Info


Napoleon Pub | April 15, 2011 | 152 pages
Twelve-year-old Robin will never get over her mother's death—ever. Nor will she forgive her father for moving the family to a small resort town to live with a weird grandmother—Griff. Deciding it's all too much, Robin is determined not to care about anyone or anything. When her pregnant dog... More Info

The Legend of the Fog

Inhabit Media Inc | May 15, 2012 | 32 pages
In this traditional Inuit story, a simple walk on the tundra becomes a life or death journey for a young man. When he comes across a giant who wants to take him home and cook him for dinner, the young man's quick thinking saves him from being devoured by the giant and his family, and in the process... More Info

Kevin spends the night

Kane Miller Book Pub | September 1, 2002 | 28 pages
Kevin sleeps over his friend Grace's house after spending the day coloring and playing with her dog.  More Info

Kids in the Garden

Black Dog Publishing | March 23, 2010 | 96 pages
A guide to gardening discusses basic techniques; offers instructions for growing such specific crops as beans, blueberries, and sunflowers; and provides recipes that use garden produce.  More Info

Let Freedom Sing

September 2, 2009 | 40 pages
Celebrates the historic figures of the civil rights movement whose actions were milestones in the fight for racial equality, including Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, the Little Rock Nine, and Lyndon Johnson.  More Info


Bailiwick Pr | October 1, 2011 | 160 pages
Follows the further misadventures of Aldo as he stumbles through the beginning of fifth grade and dedicates himself to winning an art contest, in a book featuring vocabulary starting with the letter D.  More Info

My Book of Mazes: Things That Go

Kumon Publishing North America | August 1, 2006 | 80 pages
Vehicles of all sorts are the subject of this book of mazes. Practicing mazes builds important reasoning and pencil control skills.  More Info

Wild Rose's Weaving

Tanglewood Pr | October 18, 2011 | 32 pages
While her grandmother weaves a beautiful rug, Rose plays in a storm, and both find joy in the beauty that surrounds them.  More Info

Wolf Camp

April 15, 2009 | 32 pages
After two weeks at an unusual summer camp, Maggie returns home exhibiting some strange behaviors.  More Info

The Spirit Glass

Seven Footer Pr | September 13, 2011 | 32 pages
Young readers are invited to place an included Magic View lens over pages of the text to see such items as ghosts in a haunted house, skeletons in a graveyard, and secret messages from letters on a spirit board.  More Info

Would You Rather...? Terrifically Twisted

March 13, 2012 | 224 pages
A follow-up to Would You Rather…? Gross Out features a new selection of imaginative and edgy entries ideal for party games, icebreakers and independent reading skill development, in a volume that poses such creative choices as wearing starched underwear for a month or using poison-ivy toilet... More Info

Let's Sticker and Paste Amazing Animals

Kumon Publishing North America | May 1, 2011 | 40 pages
No summary available.

Coloring Book Art Nouveau

Prestel Publishing | May 31, 2011 | 32 pages
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Explore Weather and Climate!

Nomad Pr | January 1, 2012 | 96 pages
Revealing what creates those unexpected snow days and the rain at recess, this activity guide goes beyond mere forecasting and reporting to thoroughly address children’s curiosities about the world’s weather. The process of how wind, sun, and water combine to form certain conditions is... More Info

Explore Simple Machines!

Nomad Press (VT) | October 1, 2011 | 96 pages
Using only discarded items from the recycling bin, a guide to six simple machines harnesses kid power by inviting young readers to build gadgets of their own design while encouraging them to look differently at objects in everyday life. Original.  More Info

Explore Water!

Nomad Pr | June 1, 2011 | 96 pages
An educational, interactive guide celebrates the world's most precious natural resource, covering not only the history and science of water but also its role in folklore and festivals, water pollution, conservation and its uses in the modern world. Original. $30,000 ad/promo.  More Info

Let's Cut Paper! Amazing Animals

Kumon Publishing North America | May 1, 2011 | 40 pages
No summary available.

Clucky in the Garden of Mirrors

Cuento De Luz Sl | October 1, 2011 | 44 pages
When clumsy and kindhearted Clucky the hen and her chicks go camping in the magical Garden of Mirrors they discover all sorts of wonders as they reflect on how much they love their father who is away at sea.  More Info

The Great Race

Tara Books | June 12, 2012 | 32 pages
"I'm the fastest animal in the forest!" boasts Kanchil the trickster mouse deer. "And I challenge any animal to race me!" Who will step forward to accept this challenge, and can Kanchil be beaten? Illustrated in the exquisite Mata-ni-Pachedi style of ritual textile painting from Gujarat. The Great... More Info


Workman Publishing Company | October 1, 2009 | 12 pages
Simple, rhyming text and animated illustrations demonstrate how penguins waddle, frogs hop, and other animals move about.  More Info

Grumpy Bird

October 1, 2008 | 15 pages
Bird wakes up grumpy. Too grumpy to eat, play, or even fly. "Looks like Im walking today," says Bird grumpily. All of this grumpy walking piques the interest of his friends and soon Sheep, Rabbit, Raccoon, Beaver, and Fox are walking alongside him. Somewhere along the way Bird realizes that his... More Info

My Friend Is Sad

Hyperion | March 13, 2007 | 64 pages
When Gerald the Elephant is sad, Piggie is determined to cheer him up, but he soon finds after many tries that it only takes the simplest thing to change Gerald's mood. 75,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.  More Info

The Breadwinner Trilogy

Groundwood Books Ltd | August 25, 2009 | 439 pages
The breadwinner was originally published in 2000 in Toronto by Douglas & McIntyre, while the two others were published by Groundwood Books in 2002 and 2003 respectively.  More Info

Cyclist BikeList

Tundra Books | April 13, 2010 | 64 pages
A guide to bicycles and bicycling discusses the history of bicycles, their parts, different types, and choosing the right one; bicycling safety and clothing; bicycle maintenance; and famous cyclists.  More Info