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Cute and Cuddly: Baby Bunnies

text by Carine Laforest, photographs by Shutterstock
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 100
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: easter & lent, baby animals, rabbits

An introduction to the world of fluffy friends! This sturdy book pairs irresistible photographs of the cuddliest and most lovable bunnies with fun animals facts. Babies and toddlers will be captivated by the images of baby animals hopping, sleeping and being downright adorable. Makes a perfect gift for Easter!

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Clifford Loves

created by Norman Bridwell, illustrated by Jennifer Oxley & Rémy Simard
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: media tie-in, emotions & feelings, valentine's day

Find out what Clifford the Big Red Dog LOVES!

 

Clifford the Big Red Dog loves playing outside. Clifford loves reading and swimming, too. But most importantly, Clifford loves spending time with his friends-especially Emily Elizabeth!Learn about all of the things Clifford the Big Red Dog loves in this adorable, heart-shaped board book. It's the perfec …

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Snow Days

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Miki Sato
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: seasons, christmas & advent, weather

First snow, surprise snow: Nature’s sparkly magic show 
For small children, snow is a wonder. It sparkles and glitters. It transforms the outside world. Every kind of snow brings its own magic. It invites snow angels, skating, fort-building, and snowballs. Even blizzard days are exciting, when routines are overturned and everyone bands together …

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Tout un cadeau!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, humorous stories

 

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Chaque Noël, Julie trouve les cadeaux que sa mère et son père ont caché. Sauf cette année! Ses parents ont-ils décidé de ne pas célébrer Noël? Un classique de Robert Munsch qui déborde d’illustrations merveilleuses. Les enfants ne seront jamais déçus de le trouver sous le sapin de Noël.

 

Every singl …

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Santa Never Brings Me a Banjo

by David Myles, illustrated by Murray Bain
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent, music

Santa never brings me a banjo
And I can never understand why
Every Christmas Eve I see it in my dreams
But every Christmas morning I cry...

The celebrated holiday song from multi-talented and multiple-award-winning Halifax-based roots musician David Myles is now available as a bright and fun children's picture book. Young David writes frantic …

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Nutcracker Night

by Mireille Messier, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, theater, new experience, parents

Now with interactive lift-a-flap features to delight and surprise!

Beep! Beep! go the taxis. Voof! go the velvet curtains. The Nutcracker ballet and New York City’s David H. Koch Theater come to life in this onomatopoeic representation of a little girl’s experience at the ballet. From the swish of her dress and the tick-tick-tick of the conducto …

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The Day Santa Stopped Believing in Harold

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Cale Atkinson
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, imagination & play, humorous stories

Santa has a problem. This kid? Harold? Santa doesn't think he's real. He WANTS to believe in Harold--after all, Harold is one of the most magical parts of Christmas. Getting Harold's letters, eating the cookies he leaves out, feeding his carrots to the reindeer... what would Christmas be without that? But Santa's just not sure. Some of his friends …

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Snow Song

by A. K. Riley, illustrated by Dawn Lo
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: winter sports, new experience, weather

An enchanting story told in rhythmic free verse of a young girl exploring the world on a wintry, snow-filled day.

This beautiful picture book uses rhythmic and sensory free verse to tell the story of a young girl exploring the outdoors on a wintry day. Everywhere she goes, the snow fills her with wonder and delight. There are fine pearls of snow, a …

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Brady Brady and the Santa Search

by Mary Shaw, illustrated by Chuck Temple
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: hockey, christmas & advent, friendship

 

It’s hockey with heart, all wrapped up in an action-packed Christmas story!

 

The tree is tinseled, the cookies are baked and the Zamboni machine is decorated. Brady loves Christmas almost as much as he loves hockey! But this year, between the holiday rush and the rink, he forgets to send Santa a letter.

At the Christmas Eve game, Brady blows his s …

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A Porcupine in a Pine Tree Collection

by Helaine Becker, illustrated by H. Werner Zimmermann
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: christmas & advent, humorous stories

 

A special gift edition of the quintessential Canadian Christmas series!

 

Sing your way through the season with Porcupine, Beaver, Moose and the gang!

This special gift edition contains all three bestselling holiday favourites: A Porcupine in a Pine Tree, Dashing Through the Snow and Deck the Halls. Get ready for merriment and mayhem with your favour …

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