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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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Camp Average: Away Games

by Craig Battle
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 7
tagged: camping & outdoor activities, friendship, hockey, humorous stories

In the final book of this hit summer reading series for ages 8 to 12, this summer is definitely not average. This three-book series is great for sports fans and reluctant readers, with Camp Average shortlisted for provincial children's choice awards in Manitoba, Ontario, and Saskatchewan.

It’s another summer at Camp Avalon—also known as Camp Ave …

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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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I Can Fix It!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, siblings

 

A new laugh-out-loud tale with heart from Canada’s #1 storytelling team Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko!

 

When Taylor was a baby, her grandma gave her a blanket. Now she is six and she still takes that blanket everywhere – until her brother borrows it to mop up a mess. When he tries to get the stain out, it only gets worse... and worse, an …

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Game On!

by Gordon Korman
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: hockey, humorous stories, baseball & softball

 

Two classic Gordon Korman titles in one perfect for the sports fanatic!

 

 

These two favourite novels come together in one paperback edition:

 

 

The Chicken Doesn’t Skate

 

 

What do a scientist, a screenwriter, and a hockey team all have in common? A chicken! Milo’s trying to do a project on the food chain, where he charts the growth of a baby …

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Stink: Twice as Incredible

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

Kick-start a Stink collection with a way-cool bind-up of his first two adventures.

Get two times the Stink in one book! Featuring:

Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid
Shrink, shrank, shrunk! Every morning Judy measures Stink, and it’s always the same: three feet eight inches tall. Until, that is, the day the ruler reads a quarter-inch less. Can it …

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Stink and the Hairy Scary Spider

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

“Hand this to fans of the Stink series or any spider-loving early reader.” —School Library Journal

Creepy! Crawly! Criminy! Everyone knows that Stink is bonkers about most scientific things. But there’s one exception: dangle a spider in front of him and he goes berserk! Stink is so freaked out by spiders that he can’t look at them. He can …

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I'm Sorry

by Michael Ian Black, illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi
edition: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: emotions & feelings, humorous stories, imagination & play

In this fourth book in the series from New York Times bestselling author Michael Ian Black and celebrated illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi, a flamingo and a very sorry potato learn how to mend hurt feelings.

Flamingo is upset. Very upset.
Potato is sorry. Very sorry. In fact, he is the sorriest.
But he doesn’t know how to tell Flamingo. He would r …

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