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Shout Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts

by Esta Spalding, illustrated by Lee Gatlin
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: siblings, humorous stories, homelessness & poverty

The third book in a Dahl-esque middle-grade series by award-winning poet and screenwriter Esta Spalding.

The plucky Fitzgerald-Trout siblings (who live on a tropical island where the grown-ups are useless but the kids can drive) are back! After losing the boat that had become their home, oldest Fitzgerald-Trout, Kim, has put finding a home back on …

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Super Detectives (Simon and Chester Book #1)

by Cale Atkinson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
tagged: mystery & detective, humorous stories, friendship

A ghost and a kid team up to solve mysteries and kick butt! A hilarious new graphic novel series for fans of Bad Guys and Dog Man.

Welcome to the world of Simon and Chester, ghost and boy duo extraordinaire.
They like to kick butt and take names.
They don't like chores.
They are best friends.
And they are about to solve the MYSTERY OF A LIFETIME …

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King of the Mole People (Book 1)

illustrated by Paul Gilligan
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: humorous stories

TrollhuntersmeetsThe Terrible Two in this smart and funny illustrated middle grade series.
Doug Underbelly is doing his best to be normal. It's not the easiest thing in the world: he's bad at jokes, he's lousy at sports, and he lives in a creaky old mansion surrounded by gravestones. He’s got Magda who won't leave him alone. He's got a bully. Be …

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On Thin Ice (Hockey Super Six)

illustrated by Kevin Sylvester
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey, humorous stories

 

Will the Hockey Super Six thwart their enemy’s plans for world domination in book two of this action-packed series?

 

In the second book pitting six ordinary kids with super hockey skills against the forces of evil, Jenny, Benny, Mo, Starlight, DJ and Karl desperately need to stay out of Crosscheck’s grasp!

Their last run-in revealed to evil scie …

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Find Fergus

by Mike Boldt
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: bears, humorous stories, imagination & play

"Think of it as a Where's Waldo? book if Waldo were really, really bad at hiding." - author/illustrator Mike Boldt's pitch for Find Fergus.

The hilarious mind behind I Don't Want to Be a Frog and Bad Dog brings picture book fans the super-funny, interactive story of Fergus the bear, who loves to play hide-and-seek with the reader . . . but can't rea …

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Tout un cadeau!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: christmas & advent, humorous stories

 

See below for English description.

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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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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Munsch en folie!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Jay Odjick & Michael Martchenko
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, beginner

 

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Rigolez, gloussez, ricanez et roulez-vous par terre grâce aux histoires de Robert Munsch.

Munsch en folie! contient six histoires à succès :

Grrrros lions!

C’est MA chambre!

Coquin de rouquin

Un joyeux festin

Journée pyjama

Vilains maringouins!

Les enfants ne voudront pas poser ce livre de Munsch! Ce recueil cont …

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Glory on Ice

A Vampire Hockey Story

by Maureen Fergus, illustrated by Mark Fearing
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: hockey, humorous stories, friendship

A centuries-old vampire decides to bring his crushing-and-destroying skills to the ice in this hilarious story about the newest (and oldest) member of the local peewee hockey team.

After centuries alone in his old castle, Vlad is ready to try something new. When he hears the local hockey team gushing about how they'll crush and destroy their opponen …

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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 17
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 …