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Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: Peril at Owl Park

by Marthe Jocelyn, illustrated by Isabelle Follath
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 10 to 18
  • Grade: 5 to 12
tagged: mysteries & detective stories, christmas & advent, law & crime

For young detective Aggie Morton and her friend Hector, Christmas becomes a lot more exciting when a dead body is found in this second book in the Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen series, inspired by the life of Agatha Christie as a child and her most popular creation, Hercule Poirot. For fans of The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency.

Aspiring writer Aggi …

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Coyote Columbus Story / Coyote Solstice

by Thomas King, narrator Meegwun Fairbrother
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: native american, christmas & advent, baseball & softball

These two stories from master storyteller Thomas King are now available bundled together as an audiobook!

In Coyote Columbus Story, Thomas King uses a bag of literary tricks to shatter the stereotypes surrounding Columbus’s voyages. In doing so, he invites children to laugh with him at the crazy antics of Coyote, who unwittingly allows Columbus to …

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Tout un cadeau!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
  • 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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Snow Days

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Miki Sato
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: seasons, christmas & advent, weather

 

Cheerful rhyme celebrates the varied aspects of snow from a preschooler’s perspective.

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. Eve …

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Mary Christmas / Marie Noelle

by Paul Rossy, illustrated by Janique Crépeau
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 12
  • Grade: p to 7
tagged: christmas & advent

Mary Christmas / Marie Noelle is a charming bilingual Holiday Season children's book written by Paul Rossy and illustrated by Janique Crepeau.

Mary was once a little child in New France. After a brief life she became an elf bringing joy (and gifts!) to children not only at Christmas but year-round.

Marie Christmas / Marie Noelle celebrates holiday jo …

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La magie de Casse-Noisette

by Mireille Messier, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent, theater, new experience

 

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Pour célébrer le temps des fêtes, une petite fille assiste à un ballet pour la toute première fois avec son père. Le chef d’orchestre fait tic! tic! tic! Les rideaux de velours s’ouvrent. Vouf! Les musiciens accordent leurs instruments, les danseurs entrent en scène, et une magnifique histoire prend vie …

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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 12
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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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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The Boy Who Moved Christmas

by Eric Walters, illustrated by Carloe (Shan) Liu
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: christmas & advent

It’s October, but in seven-year-old Evan’s town, every house is decorated for Christmas and a giant holiday parade is about to begin. The bump in Evan’s head means he might not make it to December, so all his friends, family, neighbours, and thousands of strangers have moved Christmas just for him. Evan is delighted to see the trees, the ligh …

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