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True and the Rainbow Kingdom: True's Birthday Party

adapted by Robin Bright, illustrated by Guru Animation Studio Ltd
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: birthdays, media tie-in

Bartleby plans a special day for True's birthday, but things don't go exactly as planned!  
Based on the top-rated animated series.
About True and the Rainbow Kingdom: True is a fearless eight-year-old who helps the whimsical citizens of the Rainbow Kingdom alongside her best friend, Bartleby the Cat. When something goes awry in the Kingdom, True …

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Malaika’s Surprise

by Nadia L. Hohn, illustrated by Irene Luxbacher
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: new baby, stepfamilies, birthdays

When Malaika finds out she is going to have a new baby brother or sister, she worries that her mother will forget about her. But a surprise arrives on Malaika’s birthday that gives her more reason to celebrate her family’s love.

It’s summertime, and Malaika and Adèle are enjoying playing carnival in their bright costumes, dancing and laughing …

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Viivi's New Kamiik

Inuktitut Edition

by Nadia Mike, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2
tagged: beginner, birthdays, native canadian

All Viivi wants for her ninth birthday is a pair of kamiks. How can she show her parents that she’s ready?
This book uses a sequential story to introduce children to kamiks, a traditional boot Inuit have worn for hundreds of years. An explanatory note helps children understand what kamiks look like and why they are worn.

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Les nouvelles kamiik de Viivi

French Edition

by Nadia Mike, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 2
tagged: beginner, native canadian, birthdays

All Viivi wants for her ninth birthday is a pair of kamiks. How can she show her parents that she’s ready?
This book uses a sequential story to introduce children to kamiks, a traditional boot Inuit have worn for hundreds of years. An explanatory note helps children understand what kamiks look like and why they are worn.

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I Got You a Present!

by Mike Erskine-Kellie & Susan McLennan, illustrated by Cale Atkinson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: birthdays, humorous stories, friendship

A quest for the perfect birthday present leads to ever grander (and ever more imperfect) gift ideas in this clever metafiction story that's hilarious any day of the year.

“I wanted to get you the greatest present ever,” our narrator tells us. But somehow, none of the best ideas seemed to pan out. First, there was the pair of hand-knitted birthd …

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Going Up!

by Sherry J. Lee, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: city & town life, birthdays, friendship

An elevator ride to a birthday party turns into a shared experience bursting with joy in this multicultural story about community, togetherness and the special feeling of belonging.

Today is Olive's birthday party, and Sophie and her dad have baked cookies. Sophie's dad holds the platter so Sophie can push the elevator button for the tenth floor. Bu …

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The Adventures of Tulip, Birthday Wish Fairy

by S. Bear Bergman, illustrated by Suzy Q. Malik
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: lgbt, fantasy & magic, birthdays

Have you ever wondered what happens to your birthday wishes? Funny or serious, sad or wonderful, every wish gets read by a Birthday Wish Fairy. This year, David wishes for something his Wish Fairy has never heard of before – to turn into a girl.

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You Are Two

by Sara O'Leary, illustrated by Karen Klassen
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: birthdays, new experience, parents, new baby

A baby’s second year is full of memorable milestones. Walking, running, understanding more words, speaking their names, and forming first memories are all exciting achievements. You Are Two picks up where You Are One left off and looks back on each of these moments and more, inviting little ones and their parents to celebrate how much they have g …

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