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Wait and See (Classic Munsch Audio)

read by Robert Munsch
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, birthdays, imagination & play

 

It is Olivia’s birthday, and when she blows out the candles on her cake and makes a wish, she gets exactly what she wanted—SNOW, SNOW, and MORE SNOW, even though it’s summertime. All that snow leads to too much trouble, though, so Olivia’s parents bake her another cake so she can make a new wish that will get rid of it. But when that wish, …

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Moira’s Birthday (Classic Munsch Audio)

read by Robert Munsch
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, birthdays, imagination & play

 

Moira’s afraid her parents might get upset if they find out she invited the whole school to her birthday party . . . so she just doesn’t tell them. The big day arrives, and grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, annnnd kindergarten all come knocking down her door. Before long, the house is a total disaster and Moira’s parents are going crazy trying to fig …

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Leah's Mustache Party

narrator Nadia Mike & Miali Buscemi, illustrated by Charlene Chua
edition: Audiobook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: humorous stories, birthdays, imagination & play, self-esteem & self-reliance, halloween

"Quirky, playful, affirming fun!"—Kirkus

Four-year-old Leah loved being a pirate for Halloween. She never considered being a princess or a fairy, no matter what her friends said.
But once Halloween has come and gone, Leah misses so many things about her costume. She misses her sword. She misses saying "Arrrr!" But most of all, she misses her sil …

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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: eBook
  • 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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My Soca Birthday Party

with Jollof Rice and Steel Pans

by Yolanda T. Marshall, illustrated by Bosa Subi
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0
  • Grade: p to 9
tagged: diversity & multicultural, birthdays, friendship

As Anne’s birthday drew close, her friends prepared a soca party. Anne loves the sound of Caribbean soca music played on steel pans and West Africa’s spicy jollof rice. Hence, her friends planned to celebrate her special day with a fusion of sounds and traditional dishes from Caribbean and African countries — a representation of their diverse …

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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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