Category: Kids' books

Laser Moose and Rabbit Boy

September 6, 2016 | 144 pages
Batman and Robin meet Rocky and Bullwinkle. Through a series of fun, adventure stories, Laser Moose, who can shoot lasers from him eyes and his sidekick, Rabbit Boy, endeavor to save the forrest from looming threats. Laser Moose is about two forest animals who want to be superheros: Laser Moose and... More Info

A Boy Called Christmas

HarperCollins | November 1, 2016 | 272 pages
You are about to read the true story of Father Christmas. It is a story that proves that nothing is impossible. From the winner of the Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Book Award comes the incredible story of the world’s most beloved hero. A gripping adventure set in eighteenth-century... More Info

Feu et Lumière

Scholastic | November 1, 2016 | 208 pages
See below for English description. Emily, Trellis et Vigo se rendent à l'île Algos où ils ont accès à des mémoires perdues. Ils espèrent découvrir certains événements de l'enfance mystérieuse de Trellis pour mieux comprendre le Roi des Elfes et le vaincre. Ce qu'ils découvrent est un... More Info

The Bossier Baby

Beach Lane Books | November 1, 2016 | 40 pages
Two-time Caldecott Honor recipient Marla Frazee’s Boss Baby is back—but this time there’s a new baby sister CEO in town! Change is in the air—the Boss Baby’s staff has stopped taking his direction! It seems that there is a new CEO in town; from the moment she comes home, Boss Baby’s... More Info

Hap-Pea All Year

Beach Lane Books | November 1, 2016 | 40 pages
Keith Baker’s New York Times bestselling peas are back for more fun—this time exploring the months of the year! Hap-pea January! Let’s get going, grab your mittens—hooray, it’s snowing! The peas have rolled through the letters, numbers, and colors. Now, they’re back with all of their... More Info


Tuttle Publishing | December 30, 2008 | 32 pages
She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't... More Info

Rani Patel in Full Effect

October 11, 2016 | 224 pages
Almost seventeen, Rani Patel appears to be a kick-ass Indian girl breaking cultural norms as a hip-hop performer in full effect. But in truth, she's a nerdy flat-chested nobody who lives with her Gujarati immigrant parents on the remote Hawaiian island of Moloka'i, isolated from her high school... More Info

The Lines on Nana's Face

Nobrow Press | June 1, 2016 | 40 pages
In this imaginative picture book, a little girl learns all about the precious moments and memories in her grandma's life.  More Info


October 25, 2016 | 34 pages
Explore all the colors of the rainbow in this stunning and graphic first concept board book. From red lobsters, yellow baby chicks, to brown puppy-dog tails, this book is filled with bright pops of color that jump off the page. An engaging way to introduce first colors, this highly designed board... More Info

Being a Girl

October 25, 2016 | 224 pages
Other books give you the facts -- BEING A GIRL tells you the truth! Being a girl is awesome. It can also be really, really hard. And no one knows that better than girls who are going through it right now. From BFFs to Mean Girls, selfies to self-esteem, pimples and periods and peer pressure, Being... More Info

Baby's Very First Play Book Shop Words

September 1, 2016 | 10 pages
A brightly coloured, high-contrast, multi-sensory book for babies. Delightful to share, the die-cut trails to feel and holes to peep through will engage even a tiny baby's attention. Part of a growing series of Baby's Very First books from Usborne, suitable from birth onwards, which encourage... More Info

We Found a Hat

Candlewick Press (MA) | October 11, 2016 | 56 pages
Hold on to your hats for the conclusion of the celebrated hat trilogy by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen, who gives his deadpan finale a surprising new twist. Two turtles have found a hat. The hat looks good on both of them. But there are two turtles. And there is only one hat. . . . Evoking... More Info

Shakespeare Retold

HarperCollins | October 18, 2016 | 128 pages
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Hilda and the Stone Forest

Nobrow Press | September 1, 2016 | 64 pages
The city of Trolberg has some dark secrets to reveal and Hilda is about to discover them!  More Info

Busy Bookshop: My First Sticker Activity

Pan Macmillan | August 30, 2016 | 28 pages
Get creative and design your own bookshop with My First Sticker Activity: Busy Bookshop, a title for young children complete with carry handle and lively illustrations by well-known French illustrator Marion Billet.Make book covers, choose books for the shelves, build a window display and get the... More Info

Petits Contes Zen

Scholastic | November 1, 2016 | 40 pages
See below for English description. Trois enfants rencontrent un panda géant qui leur raconte des histoires extraordinaires sur la générosité, le bien et le mal dans le but de les amener à explorer leurs émotions et les réactions qu'elles entraînent. Jon J Muth présente trois contes zen... More Info

199 Things That Go

September 1, 2016 | 16 pages
Children need to add lots of words to their spoken vocabularly and this fantastic look-and-talk book will provide them with plenty of opportunities to do so. Images borrowed from Usborne's 1,000 Things...series are collected here in a compact, simplified series for younger children. Thin board will... More Info

Farmyard Tales the Hungry Donkey

September 1, 2016 | 32 pages
A charming story from the Farmyard Tales series featuring much-loved characters Poppy and Sam, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. Now part of the Usborne Reading Programme, published in B-format hardback with a ribbon marker  More Info

I Used to Be a Fish

Balzer + Bray | October 11, 2016 | 48 pages
From debut author-illustrator Tom Sullivan comes a surprising and innovative picture book that is both a light introduction to the science of evolution and a tribute to every child’s power to dream big. In I Used to be a Fish, a boy is inspired by a pet fish and fueled by imagination to tell a... More Info

An Eagle in the Snow

HarperCollins Children's Books | September 1, 2016 | 272 pages
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October 11, 2016 | 352 pages
"Twelve-year-old Christopher Nichols and his family live on a new planet, Perses, as colonists of Melming Mining's Great Mission to save the earth. When Landers, as the attackers are called, obliterate the colony to steal the metal and raw ore, Christopher and a small group of survivors are forced... More Info

Big Game

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 11, 2016 | 368 pages
"Someone is trying to hunt FunJungle's Asian greater one-horned rhinoceros, and twelve-year-old Teddy Fitzroy is on the case"--  More Info

Charlie Piechart and the Case of the Missing Hat

Katherine Tegen Books | October 4, 2016 | 40 pages
Charlie Piechart’s second math mystery takes place at school—when a purple, sparkly cone-shaped princess hat goes missing! Margot needs her hat in time for the school play (today!), so Charlie and his dog companion, Watson, are on the case—finding evidence of sparkles and purple paint and... More Info

Otter: Hello, Sea Friends!

Balzer + Bray | October 4, 2016 | 32 pages
Otter—the irrepressible picture book character sure to be adored by fans of Llama Llama—takes a trip to visit sea friends and meet all the animals that live in the ocean. Otter: Hello, Sea Friends! is a My First I Can Read book, which means it’s perfect for shared reading with a child. Read... More Info


Kids Can Press Ltd | October 4, 2016 | 72 pages
A wordbook guide to the great cities of the world. The bold and colorful illustrations in this wordbook primer introduce young children to thirty-two of the world’s major metropolises. Iconic buildings, local delicacies, favorite pastimes, natural wonders and landmarks from each city are... More Info

Memoirs of a Sidekick

Kids Can Press Ltd | October 4, 2016 | 240 pages
Seventh-grader Boris Snodbuckle has a strange name, a quirky personality and no chance of beating Robert Pinsent, the most popular boy in school, to become president of the student council. Even Boris’s best friend and sidekick Adrian (the book’s narrator) thinks it’s hopeless. But Boris... More Info

Canada Year by Year

Kids Can Press Ltd | October 4, 2016 | 96 pages
A whirlwind tour through 150 years of Canadian history This chronological look at the story of Canada features a single milestone for every year from the country’s founding in 1867 up to its 150th anniversary in 2017. Each of these noteworthy events — such as the formation of the Group of Seven... More Info

When the Rain Comes

October 3, 2016 | 32 pages
Malini, a young girl in a small Sri Lankan community, is anxious about the responsibility of helping with the monsoon-season rice planting for the first time. When a flash flood leaves her stranded alone with the ox cart full of rice seedlings, she summons unexpected courage to calm the ox and save... More Info

Apprendre Avec Scholastic : Mon Premier Livre des Couleurs

Les editions Scholastic | October 1, 2016 | 14 pages
See below for English description. Rempli de jolies photos et de fenêtres composées de pellicules colorées, cet imagier permet aux petits de découvrir les couleurs primaires et les couleurs secondaires obtenues à partir de leurs superpositions. With vivid photography and see-through,... More Info

Comment Ne Pas Se Faire Manger Par les Ours

Les editions Scholastic | October 1, 2016 | 32 pages
See below for English description. Ce récit parfait pour la lecture à voix haute fera le plaisir des petits et des grands! Un jeune observateur d'ours en herbe s'aventure au pays des ours... Mais rencontrer les créatures poilues en chair et en os, qu'il s'agisse d'un ours brun ou d'un ours noir,... More Info

Music Is . . .

Little Simon | October 4, 2016 | 32 pages
From Brandon Stosuy of Pitchfork, comes an entertaining new board book that introduces the many moods, styles, and senses of music to the youngest audiophiles—because music is for everyone, and music is for you. Featuring Amy Martin’s dynamic art style, Music Is… explains music through our... More Info

Bitty Bot

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | October 4, 2016 | 32 pages
"All of the bots in Botsburg are powering down for the night...but Bitty Bot isn't tired! Bitty decides to build a rocket and go on a space adventure instead of going to sleep"--  More Info


August 1, 2016 | 32 pages
Young Beginners extends the reach of the informative Beginners series to younger, inquisitive three-year-olds. Highly illustrated with simple, short text to encourage conversation about subjects chosen to appeal to very young children.  More Info

Nous Avons Trouvé un Chapeau

Scholastic | November 1, 2016 | 56 pages
See below for English description. Les lecteurs friands des livres de Jon Klassen comme Rendez-moi mon chapeau! et Ce n'est pas mon chapeau se délecteront de voir deux tortues convoiter le même chapeau. L'une des tortues voudrait-elle le chapeau pour elle seule? Bien sûr que non! Les tortues de... More Info

The Story of Canada

Scholastic Canada | September 27, 2016 | 344 pages
Learn the story of Canada in this beautiful new edition, fully updated! Who better than award-winning writer Janet Lunn and historian Christopher Moore to tell our country's story through rich narrative, recreations of daily life, folk tales and intriguing facts. Coupled with Alan Daniel's... More Info

I'll Wait, Mr. Panda

Scholastic Press | October 25, 2016 | 32 pages
Mr. Panda is making something, and all of his animal friends are interested--but only Penguin is willing to wait to see what it is.  More Info

DOS Conejos Blancos

October 1, 2016 | 56 pages
In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border. They travel mostly on the roof of a train known as The Beast, but the little girl doesn’t know where they are going. She counts the animals by the... More Info

Somos Como Las Nubes / We Are Like the Clouds

October 11, 2016 | 36 pages
Why are young people leaving their country to walk to the United States to seek a new, safe home? Over 100,000 such children have left Central America. This book of poetry helps us to understand why and what it is like to be them. This powerful book by award-winning Salvadoran poet Jorge Argueta... More Info


HarperCollins | September 27, 2016 | 240 pages
Meet Abbie Wu. Abbie is in crisis—and not just because she’s starting middle school or because she’s stuck in a family that doesn’t quite get her or because everyone seems to have a Thing except her. Abbie Wu is always in crisis. From debut author and professional doodler Booki Vivat,... More Info

Guinness World Records: Man-Made Marvels!

HarperCollins | September 27, 2016 | 176 pages
A brand-new Guinness World Records book for kids! This Guinness World Records title is all about marvelous buildings, vehicles, machinery, and the people who dared to dream big by building them. Man-Made Marvels! showcases the most awe-inspiring constructions, including the steepest roller coaster,... More Info

Going Wild

HarperCollins | September 27, 2016 | 384 pages
Spider-Man meets Animorphs in this thrilling new middle grade series from Lisa McMann, New York Times bestselling author of the Unwanteds series. Newbery Medal–winning author Katherine Applegate calls Going Wild “gripping, action-packed, and filled with humor and heart.” Charlie Wilde knew... More Info


Greenwillow Books | September 27, 2016 | 496 pages
The stand-alone companion to Alexandra Duncan’s acclaimed literary sci-fi debut novel Salvage, an Indies Introduce title that internationally bestselling author Stephanie Perkins called “brilliant, feminist science fiction.” Kirkus Reviews called Sound “essential” in a starred review. As... More Info

This Is Me

Workman Publishing | September 6, 2016 | 32 pages
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Little Fox, Lost

September 22, 2016 | 32 pages
Little Fox is lost in the snowy forest. When an old owl offers to help him find his way home, Little Fox remembers his mother's rhyming warning to stay still if he is lost. Instead of following a stranger, Little Fox finds a better solution: He lets the other animals help him sing his mother's... More Info

The Witch's Vacuum Cleaner and Other Stories

Random House Books | September 27, 2016 | 352 pages
Poor Mr Swimble is having a bad day. Rabbits are bouncing out of his hat, pigeons are flying out of his jacket and every time he points his finger, something magically appears cheese sandwiches, socks . . . even a small yellow elephant on wheels! It s becoming a real nuisance and he s allergic to... More Info

A Child of Books

Candlewick Press | September 6, 2016 | 40 pages
"New York Times "best-selling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers and fine artist Sam Winston deliver a lyrical picture book inspiring readers of all ages to create, to question, to explore, and to imagine. A little girl sails her raft across a sea of words, arriving at the house of a small boy and... More Info

The Christmas Eve Tree

Candlewick Press | September 27, 2016 | 40 pages
In a deeply moving story with the hallmarks of a classic, a homeless boy’s rescue of a spindly Christmas tree sparks a glimmer of hope that has far-reaching effects. It’s late on Christmas Eve, and the little fir tree is the only tree left in the shop. What a poor thing I am, it thinks. But... More Info

This Little Explorer

September 27, 2016 | 26 pages
Learn all about the most influential explorers who searched the world far and wide in this engaging and colorful board book perfect for pioneers-in-training! Little explorers discover a great big world. The follow up to This Little President, now even the youngest adventurers can learn about the... More Info

Journey to Jo'burg

HarperCollins UK | October 28, 2016 | 88 pages
Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother Tiro run away from their grandmother to Johannesburg to find their mother, who works there as a maid. Their journey illustrates at every turn the grim realities of apartheid - the pass laws,... More Info

I Am Josephine

October 11, 2016 | 32 pages
Meet Josephine: a spirited and curious girl, a big sister, and a human being. She s also a mammal, an animal, and a living thingall identities she explores with readers in this simple informational picture book. Josephine presents her family (and herself) as examples of human beings, and then... More Info