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Petal the Angry Cow

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Olga Demidova
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: emotions & feelings, humorous stories

A hilarious barnyard tale about big-hearted cow with an even bigger temper, for fans of Penguin Problems.

Petal is everything you could want in a cow.

She is kind, thoughtful, a great baker and a wonderful artist.

She also has a temper. A very big, out-of-control temper. And it doesn't help that her barnyard pals like to push her buttons . . .

On th …

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Please Don't Change My Diaper!

narrator Sarabeth Holden & Miali Buscemi, illustrated by Emma Pedersen
edition: Audiobook
also available: Hardcover Paperback
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: humorous stories, imagination & play, toilet training, native canadian, stories in verse, polar regions

What toddler likes getting their diaper changed?

In this hilarious rhyming book, a little boy sees his world crumble around him as his mother prepares to change his diaper. But surrounded by a little love and feeling fresh and clean, he realizes that things may not be so terrible after all . . . unless he ever needs his diaper changed again!

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Timothy Titus Terrance O'Toole and the Dragon

by Jackie Arnason
edition: Paperback
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: humorous stories

Timothy Titus Terrance O’Toole is a kind-hearted little boy. . .who befriends a big, scary dragon! Well, not so scary really, and actually a little bit shy, being new to the neighbourhood. Timothy is able to convince his mother to let him keep the dragon as long as his father approves. Timothy’s dragon wins over not just Timothy’s parents, bu …

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Stink: The Stupendously Super-Sonic Collection

Books 1-6

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, chapter books, humorous stories

This marvelous boxed set features not just two, not just three, but SIX of Stink’s adventures—perfect as an introduction to the series or a gift for a committed fan.

Stink Moody: fact freak, science star, and encyclopedia enthusiast. He’s always up to learning more and sharing some out-of-this-world comics! Readers won’t want to miss out on …

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Stink: The Super-Incredible Collection

Books 1-3

by Megan McDonald, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, chapter books

What is way cooler than a book about Stink? Three Stink paperbacks, featuring the newest, most colorful covers yet, all tucked together in one hilarious set.

Stink Moody—encyclopedia in hand, zany schemes in mind, and comical comebacks at the ready—stands tall in this boxed set of his first three books filled with cool facts, delightful idioms, …

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The Sorry Life of Timothy Shmoe

by Stephanie Simpson McLellan, illustrated by Zoe Si
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 5
tagged: manners & etiquette, humorous stories, parents

An impulsive little boy experiences the power of unconditional love
Timothy Shmoe isn’t a bad kid, but sometimes he makes honest (and not-so-honest) mistakes. Time after time, Timothy finds himself in disasters of his own creation, leaving a trail of broken heirlooms, torn tutus, and innocent bystanders (including his cat, Fluffy).
Told in a s …

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Pierre & Paul: Avalanche!

by Caroline Adderson, illustrated by Alice Carter
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: imagination & play, humorous stories, friendship

Pierre and Paul are neighbors, friends, and explorers. Pierre speaks French and Paul speaks English, but that doesn’t stop them from sharing their adventures. The boys imagine everyday situations into grand exploits—today, they are climbing the Himalayas!
To fuel their journey, they decide to make a mountainous sandwich. Pierre and Paul add i …

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Pierre & Paul: Dragon!

by Caroline Adderson, illustrated by Alice Carter
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: imagination & play, friendship, humorous stories

Pierre and Paul are back for another imaginative bilingual adventure
Pierre and Paul are back for another adventure! Pierre speaks French and Paul speaks English, but that doesn’t stop them from being friends and exploring together. Today is garbage day, so the duo sets out to find hidden treasures in the trash.
Treasure map in hand, they enco …

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Mordus de Munsch

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, imagination & play

 

See below for English description.

Cinq grands succès du duo Munsch-Martchenko sont réunis dans un même livre! Cette édition spéciale grand format, avec couverture rigide, comprend aussi des entrevues avec l’auteur et l’illustrateur ainsi que des notes sur le contexte ayant mené à la création des histoires.

Le livre comprend :

Une tonne d …

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