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Summer Feet

by Sheree Fitch, illustrated by Carolyn Fisher
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: seasons

A playful, rhyming picture book from Sheree Fitch that celebrates all things summer — now in paperback!

A Globe & Mail Best Book of 2020
A CBC Best Picture Book of 2020
Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Books of Fall 2021

Hello toes, our tootsie friends
Hello, summer feet again!

Canada's Dr. Seuss, Sheree Fitch, is back with a brand-new tongue- …

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Sometimes I Feel Worried

Inuktitut Edition

by Nadia Sammurtok, illustrated by Amiel Sandland
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, polar regions, words, emotions & feelings

Uka likes learning and works very hard in school. But when he gets a bad grade on a test, he feels worried. Is he going to fail the whole school year? Will his parents be upset with him? Uka feels sick and doesn't want to play with his friends. See how his friend Tiu-tiu helps Uka feel better and learn some strategies to deal with feelings of worry …

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Where Do Your Feelings Live?

by Catherine Hernandez, illustrated by Myriam Chery
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: senses & sensation, self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings

A picture book about how we can show love to difficult feelings, from the acclaimed author of M Is for Mustache: A Pride ABC Book and I Promise

When you’re someplace unfamiliar

How do you feel?

Does your feeling live in your tummy where strange creatures roam in fields of prickly grass?

Does it want to burrow its head deep in the sand where no one c …

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Rainy Days

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Miki Sato
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: seasons, camping & outdoor activities, poetry (see also stories in verse)

Sunny rain sparkling showers
Water for our trees and flowers

For preschoolers, rainy weather is full of possibility. A puddle in the back yard is just waiting for a stomp in rubber rain boots. A light drizzle is perfect for a search-and-rescue mission for worms and snails. And watching a heavy rainfall makes sitting inside with a warm bowl of soup …

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Sunny Days

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Miki Sato
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: seasons, poetry (see also stories in verse), camping & outdoor activities, weather

Morning sun, golden skies
Softly waking sleepy eyes

The critically-acclaimed celebration of summertime fun is now back in a new board book format!

For preschoolers, sunny days are full of possibility. A sunbeam on the floor is the perfect place to curl up with a furry friend, and warming weather means seeds in the garden, mud pies in the yard, adven …

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Dig It! Dump It! Build It!

illustrated by Tommy Doyle, edited by Cottage Door Press
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 2 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: business, careers, occupations, sounds

Let's all sing along with this sound book as we explore construction work, tools, and machines! Explore the construction site to learn about the tools and each kind of truck used to build, from bulldozers and dump trucks to jack-hammers and cement mixers. Push the audio buttons that correspond with the icons on the page - pushing buttons on books w …

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My Forest Is Green

by Darren Lebeuf, illustrated by Ashley Barron
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: seasons, art & architecture, environment

With art supplies in tow, a young boy explores the urban forest near his home, then interprets what he sees with his art. The boy is a keen observer who uses poetic, rhythmic language to describe the diversity he finds through all four seasons. His forest is both “fluffy” and “prickly,” “dense” and “sparse,” “crispy” and “soft …

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After It Rains

A Counting Book

by Joanne Schwartz, by (artist) Angela Doak
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: weather, counting & numbers, imagination & play

Once the rain stops, what is there to do but go outside and explore your newly wet and sparkly backyard? In this counting board book, young readers will discover all the things the rain brings out: one puddle, four butterflies, nine wiggly worms. Joanne Schwartz’s beautifully subtle text is complemented by Angela Doak’s collage-style artwork, m …

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