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Viivi's New Kamiks

Inuktitut Edition

by Nadia Mike, illustrated by Ali Hinch
edition: Paperback
also available: 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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Happy Birthday, Alice Babette

by Monica Kulling, illustrated by Qin Leng
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: european, birthdays

It’s Alice’s birthday! A beautiful spring afternoon in Paris — what could be better? Little does she know that her friend has arranged some surprises!

It’s Alice’s birthday! But her friend Gertrude seems to have forgotten. No matter, Alice goes out and enjoys her day just the same. A beautiful spring afternoon in Paris — what could be be …

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You Are One

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

A baby’s first year is full of memorable milestones. Learning to crawl, taking first steps, tasting new foods, and forming first words are all exciting achievements. You Are One looks back on each of these universal moments and more, inviting little ones and their parents to celebrate how much they have grown and discovered in just one year, fro …

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A Big Surprise for Little Card

by Charise Mericle Harper, illustrated by Anna Raff
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: books & libraries, birthdays, new experience

Fall in love with a disarming picture-book hero in this quirky ode to spirit, identity, and the joy of having (or being) a library card.

In the world of cards, each one has a special job to do. Big Card keeps important papers in order. Tiny Card can be exchanged for a prize in an arcade. Round Card hangs out in a glamorous boutique. But is any card …

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Today Is the Day

by Eric Walters, illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: orphans & foster homes, birthdays, africa

Mutanu is excited. As she goes about her chores, she thinks about the day to come and what surprises it might bring. For today is no ordinary day at the orphanage she lives in. Every year, the orphanage honors its newest arrivals by creating a birthday day especially for them. From that moment forward, the orphans have a day that they know is their …

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Mr. Postmouse's Rounds

illustrated by Marianne Dubuc
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc., birthdays, country life

In this bustling picture book, Mr. Postmouse carefully loads up his wagon and sets off to make the day's mail deliveries to all the animals on his route. Via cross-section drawings, readers get to peer inside each home Mr. Postmouse stops at, and every one is different, depending on the animals who live there. For example, there's a hole in the mid …

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Hatch, Little Egg

by Édouard Manceau
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories, birthdays, imagination & play

The little bird is hatching! Everyone is rushing to see the main event. This is not to be missed – everyone's buzzing about it! With cameras in tow, various animals hop into cars, motorcycles, wagon trailers – anything that will get them there in time to see the event unfold.
Finally, with the crowd gathered around, a crack appears in the eggs …

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Caillou: The Birthday Party

adapted by Claire St-Onge
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: birthdays

Caillou celebrates his birthday with friends and family. Caillou is thrilled: there are games, face painting, a cake and presents. And when his wish comes true, Caillou thinks it is the best birthday ever.

This special edition comes with stickers for little readers and their party guests.

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