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Sunny Days

by Deborah Kerbel, illustrated by Miki Sato
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: seasons, poetry (see also stories in verse), weather, camping & outdoor activities

 

With more enticing collage art and sparkling rhyme from the creators of Snow Days, a preschooler’s celebration of sunny weather and all the activities it makes possible

Morning sun, golden skies
Softly waking sleepy eyes

For preschoolers, sunny days are full of possibility. A sunbeam on the ground is the perfect place to curl up with a furry frie …

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Little You / Gidagaashiinh

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Angela Mesic & Margaret Noodin
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: new baby, poetry (see also stories in verse), nursery rhymes

? "Van Camp composes a lyrical ode to a newborn child, which is matched in its loveliness by Flett's exquisite, collage-like images of a young one with his or her parents.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

 

Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of Welcome Song for Baby and We Sang You Home, has partnered …

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Little You / kiya kâ-apisîsisiyan

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Mary Cardinal Collins; Cree Literacy Network, read by Christian Down & Dolores Greyeyes Sand
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: new baby, poetry (see also stories in verse), nursery rhymes

? "Van Camp composes a lyrical ode to a newborn child, which is matched in its loveliness by Flett's exquisite, collage-like images of a young one with his or her parents.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Richard Van Camp, internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author of the hugely successful Welcome Song for Baby: A Lullaby for …

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We Sang You Home / Kikî-Kîwê-Nikamôstamâtinân

by Richard Van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Mary Cardinal Collins, edited by Cree Literacy Network, read by Heather Gould & Dolores Greyeyes Sand
edition: Audiobook
also available: Paperback eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: new baby, poetry (see also stories in verse)

In this sweet and lyrical story from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world. A celebration of the bond between parent and child, this is the perfect song to share with your little ones.
Internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author Rich …

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The Sun is a Shine

by Leslie A. Davidson, illustrated by Slavka Kolesar
edition: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: weather, poetry (see also stories in verse), seasons, diversity & multicultural

A gentle and poetic board book about weather systems across the world. Young readers will enjoy meeting children from around the globe and experiencing the phenomena of the sky as each child thanks Mother Earth for bringing the sun, wind, rain, snow, lightning and thunder to them. Magical illustrations enhance evocative text in a delightful blend …

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My Heart Beats

by Rina Singh
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: emotions & feelings, love & romance, poetry (see also stories in verse), sounds

No matter what language we speak, no matter where we live in the world, our hearts beat with the same rhythm. We may hear and say the sounds differently—doki doki in Japanese, tu tump tu tump in Italian, dugeun dugeun in Korean, dhak dhak in Urdu, boum boum in French and thump thump in English—but when our hearts beat, all the sounds mean the s …

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The Night Is Deep and Wide

by Gillian Sze, illustrated by Sue Todd
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: bedtime & dreams, stories in verse, poetry (see also stories in verse)

? “A lovely visual lullaby to soothe youngest readers to sleep.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
Rich imagery, gentle rhythm and soothing repetition will lull your little one to sleep as the tulips close for the night, one by one. In this bedtime story written as an Italian villanelle, poet Gillian Sze makes use of the poetic forms of cycl …

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