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Halloween Mouse

by Philip Roy, illustrated by Lisa Ferguson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: pets

What does Halloween mean to a mouse who has never celebrated it before??Imagine&nbspHappy's&nbspfright when the&nbspnextdoor&nbspneighbour hangs a ghost on her house. Witness his displeasure at the thought of dressing up and walking door to door to beg for treats. What a nuisance! What are treats anyway? Then, see the transition in the sweets-lovin …

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Brady Brady and the Missed Hatrick

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: hockey, friendship, pets

 

Brady Brady books are hockey — with heart!

 

A big snowfall has blanketed Brady’s street. But it’s hard to focus on shoveling when there’s a game of shinny going on and Brady doesn’t exactly finish his chore. Later, under the guise of taking his dog Hatrick for a walk, Brady ties him up and rejoins the game.

Brady returns home tired but ha …

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The Dog’s Gardener

by Patricia Storms, illustrated by Nathalie Dion
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: friendship, dogs, pets

A dog delights in a summer day spent in the garden with his owner, an avid gardener.

When a dog named Dutch hears the gardener going down the stairs each morning, he anticipates her every move. But most of all, he waits for the beautiful words, “Okay, Dutch. Let’s go outside.”

It’s a bright summer day. Dutch stands back from the dark, dusty t …

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Dog Band

by Macaulay, Regan W. H.
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: dogs, pets, music

Alfie, Tubby, Ollie, and Raxl have created a band - Dog Band! Alfie is the lead singer and guitar player, Tubby plays bass, Ollie plays the drums, and Raxl is the back-up singer and can play many instruments.

But there is one problem - They don't know what kind of music Dog Band should play!

So they enlist their assortment of animal friends (from dog …

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Stink and the Great Guinea Pig Express

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc., pets, chapter books

"Fans of Judy Moody and her brother, Stink, will find everything they love here – friendships, riddles, adventure, and animals." – Kirkus Reviews

When three guinea pigs from the local pet shop make a great escape, Stink Moody and his friends Webster and Sophie spring into action. Ta-da! The Fantastic Fur Friends round up the little hairballs and …

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We Adopted a Baby Lamb

by Lori Joy Smith
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: farm animals, pets, farm & ranch life

An adorable and rascally lamb is the latest addition to the family in this sweet picture book based on a true story. An irresistible and unique twist on the pet story and for fans of cute baby animals.

Ila is excited about her family's move to the country -- mostly because it means she can have more pets! But no one expected their next addition to b …

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Izzy in the Doghouse

by Caroline Adderson, illustrated by Kelly Collier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: friendship, pets, adoption

From the author of the Jasper John Dooley series comes a new lovable character: Isabel! The first title in this early chapter book series tells us why Isabel just has, has, has to get a dog!

Isabel and Zoë are favorite friends --- most of the time. They have side-by-side cubbies at school. They never take off their friendship bracelets. And they ma …

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Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull

by Nancy Mike, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: pets, birds, native canadian, polar regions

When Elisapee’s father brings home a baby seagull, Elisapee falls in love with the bird right away. She feeds and cares for her new friend, named Nau, and even helps Nau learn how to fly!
Nau grows, and grows, and grows some more, until she’s big enough to fly all over town and play with the other seagulls. Soon, it seems like Nau is ready to …

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Chester's Masterpiece

illustrated by Mélanie Watt
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, pets, cats

Chester's finally ready to write his own masterpiece --- he just needs to get Mélanie Watt out of the way! A wry take on the creative process and how good stories are constructed.

When Chester (the cat) announces he's taking over for Mélanie Watt on this book due to some technical difficulties*, Mélanie begs to differ. She tells him that no one w …

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