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Le jardinier de la nuit

illustrated by Eric Fan & Terry Fan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: birds, mysteries & detective stories, art & architecture

 

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L’album s’ouvre sur une illustration monochrome qui dépeint l’atmosphère d’une ville semblable à tant d’autres. Ses habitants sont loin de se douter que le geste d’un seul homme est sur le point de changer leur vie. Cet homme est un artiste qui, à la faveur de la nuit et secrètement, crée avec le …

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Learning to Carve Argillite

by Sara Florence Davidson & Robert Davidson, illustrated by Janine Gibbons
edition: eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, art & architecture, multigenerational, school & education

Based on Haida artist Robert Davidson's own childhood experiences, this beautiful story highlights learning through observation, as well as the role of Elders in sharing knowledge and mentorship.

Learning to carve is a lifelong journey. With the help of his father and grandfather, a boy on Haida Gwaii practises to become a skillful carver. As he car …

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Sur ma route…

illustrated by Wallace Edwards
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: art & architecture, emotions & feelings, imagination & play

 

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Un petit cochon contemple la toile vierge posée sur un chevalet devant lui. Il a perdu l’inspiration. Ne sachant pas quoi dessiner, il part à la recherche d’une nouvelle idée. Un voyage fantastique mettant tous ses sens en éveil le conduit dans des contrées fascinantes, à la fois familières et surnature …

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Le point de départ

illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 18
  • Grade: k to 12
tagged: art & architecture, imagination & play, new experience

 

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Avez-vous déjà pensé que vous n’étiez pas capable de faire quelque chose? Que c’était trop difficile, titanesque et que vous n’étiez tout simplement pas à la hauteur? C’est exactement ce que ressent Vashti, un jour, alors qu’elle est en classe d’art. À la fin du cours, une page blanche repose s …

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Soapstone Signs

by Jeff Pinkney, illustrated by Darlene Gait, read by Christian Down
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, art & architecture

One spring, a nine-year-old Cree boy is visited by a master soapstone carver named Lindy, who gives him four pieces of soapstone. The primary secret to carving, the boy learns, is recognizing that each piece of soapstone already holds its true form inside. Lindy teaches the boy to listen to the soapstone and look to the world around him for signs a …

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Me and Banksy

by Tanya Lloyd Kyi
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: humorous stories, art & architecture, computers

A Banksy-style protest against cameras in classrooms brings a group of middle-grade students together. For fans of Rebecca Stead, Susin Nielsen and Gordon Korman.

Dominica's private school is covered in cameras, and someone is hacking into them and posting embarrassing moments for the whole school to see. Like Ana picking her nose. When Dominica qui …

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A Good Day for Ducks

by Jane Whittingham, illustrated by Noel Tuazon
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: weather, ducks, geese, etc., siblings, clothing & dress, art & architecture

Now a high-quality board book in Pajama Press' Toddler Tough imprint! 

Rain is falling, and these siblings know just how to enjoy it: raincoats, rubber boots, puddle jumping, swimming ducks, and wiggling worms! A thunderstorm sends the children scrambling for home and a cup of hot cocoa. Maybe it will rain again tomorrow!

From the acclaimed creators …

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Anonymouse

by Vikki VanSickle, illustrated by Anna Pirolli
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: art & architecture, city & town life

Animal-friendly street art is popping up all over the city, but who is creating these masterpieces? There is no explanation, only a name: Anonymouse. For fans of Sidewalk Flowers and Art & Max.

Art for the birds.
Art for the ants.
Art for the dogs, cats and raccoons.
Art to make them laugh, make them think, make them feel at home.
But who is cr …

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Outside Art

by Madeline Kloepper
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: art & architecture

Join a curious pack of woodland animals as they try to understand what art is and create their own in this beautiful, playful picture book.

Pine Marten loves watching Human doing peculiar things in its log nest in the woods. One day, she notices Human putting colors on a board using a furry stick. Pine Marten learns from Chickadee that Human is actu …

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