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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

 

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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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The Case of the Shrinking Friend

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, interactive adventures

Scout and Daisy are going for a winter hike. On their way to the valley, Daisy notices the snowman friend she built the day before is smaller. Why is her friend shrinking? Join Scout and Daisy as they find clues to solve the Case of the Shrinking Friend.

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The Case of the Hanging Food Catcher

A Gumboot Kids Nature Mystery

by Eric Hogan & Tara Hungerford
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, interactive adventures

Scout and Daisy are gathering pumpkins to make pumpkin pie when Scout mentions spotting a hanging food catcher on his garden gate. But what is a hanging food catcher? Join Scout and Daisy as they find clues to solve the Case of the Hanging Food Catcher.

About THE GUMBOOT KIDS SERIES

CBC Books, Best Books of the Year -- Canadian Picture Books

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Sour Cakes

by Karen Krossing, illustrated by Anna Kwan
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 12
tagged: emotions & feelings, imagination & play, siblings

Heavy emotions meet a deep well of understanding in this uplifting sibling story

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Two siblings wake up in two very different moods; the older one cheerful and lively, the younger feeling sad and irritable. The big sister negotiates and cajoles, tries everything she can think of to cheer her little sister up, but nothing works. She offers to go outsi …

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The Midnight Club

by Shane Goth, illustrated by Yong Ling Kang
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: 1 to 12
tagged: bedtime & dreams, imagination & play, siblings, friendship

A cozy sibling conspiracy unfolds at midnight
At the stroke of midnight, Milly wakes up her big sister, Becca. It’s time for Milly’s first Midnight Club adventure! With Becca leading the way, the siblings explore the hidden wonders of their house in the dark. They dip into Dad’s jar of jelly beans, try on Mom’s coat, and make more mischie …

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Little Moar and the Moon

by Roselynn Akulukjuk, illustrated by Jazmine Gubbe
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: imagination & play, emotions & feelings, polar regions, humorous stories

Moar has always loved autumn—playing outside with his friends, feeling the weather get colder—but there is one thing about autumn that really worries Moar. The moon. The days become shorter and the moon, with its creepy face and eerie smile, seems to be looking down on him before he can even get home from school! So, one day, Moar is determined …

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Swish, Slosh

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Jacqui Lee
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: sounds, imagination & play, dogs

Swish Slosh follows the onomatopoeic escapades of a young child and their dog as they delight in the tactile joy of getting messy.

This toddler-friendly book is composed entirely of sounds and adults and children alike will delight in a sweet story that calls to be read aloud with joyful emphasis and humorous inflection. Woosh swoosh slosh splosh— …

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