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Gemma and the Giant Girl

by Sara O'Leary, illustrated by Marie Lafrance
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: toys, dolls, puppets, size & shape

An exquisite new picture book from the author of the beloved This Is Sadie about a little doll whose worldview is about to get a whole lot bigger.

Gemma has always lived in a very nice little house, always slept in the same room and always worn the same clothes. A doll in an old forgotten dollhouse, Gemma wonders if she will ever grow up, but her pa …

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The Book of Selkie

A Paper Doll Book

by Briana Corr Scott
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: mythical, toys, dolls, puppets

Explore the legendary “seal folk” in a book of short, whimsical poems. Find out what Selkie likes to eat, where she lives, how she spends her time on land and in the sea, and learn a Selkie lullaby. Lilting and lyrical, with acrylic paintings that recall the ocean’s depths, this magical book is ideal for both bedtime and playtime. Features a …

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Golden Threads

by Suzanne Del Rizzo, illustrated by Miki Sato
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: emotions & feelings, toys, dolls, puppets, multigenerational, asian

When a storm sweeps Emi’s beloved stuffed fox away from their mountain home, he ends up tattered and alone on a distant shore. A kind old man finds the fox and gives it to his granddaughter, Kiko. As she recovers from an injury of her own, Kiko mends the fox lovingly with golden thread.
As the seasons pass, Kiko cares for the fox as her own. Bu …

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Teddy Bear of the Year

by Vikki VanSickle, illustrated by Sydney Hanson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: emotions & feelings, toys, dolls, puppets, business, careers, occupations

The teddy bears' picnic gets a modern twist in this warm and fuzzy picture book about a young teddy bear who learns that small acts of kindness can make a big difference.

Ollie is a regular bear with a regular job. He listens to his girl's stories about her days, he snuggles her to sleep and he is there waiting when she gets home from school. Just y …

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Cooper Clark & the Dragon Lady

by Valerie Sherrard
edition: Paperback
tagged: friendship, toys, dolls, puppets, boys & men

This delightful chapter book introduces young readers to Cooper Clark, whose world takes an alarming turn when his regular babysitter gets a new job. Arrangements are then made for Cooper to spend his after-school hours with old Mrs. Mulligan — a plan he does not care for one bit! Everyone knows that Mrs. Mulligan has a real live dragon in her ba …

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She Dreams of Sable Island

A Paper Doll Book

by (artist) Briana Corr Scott
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: bedtime & dreams, toys, dolls, puppets

She dreams of Sable Island
She goes there in her sleep
The fog comes softly to her
and she drifts across the deep.

Nova Scotia–based paper-doll artist Briana Corr Scott's first children's picture book explores the wilds of the childhood imagination and of the shape-shifting Sable Island.

Written as a gentle, lyrical poem, She Dreams of Sabl …

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Where Oliver Fits

by Cale Atkinson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, toys, dolls, puppets, peer pressure

Oliver has always dreamed about where he will fit. Will he be in the mane of a unicorn? The tentacle of a pirate squid? The helmet of an astronaut? When he finally goes in search of his perfect place, he finds that trying to fit in is a lot harder than he thought. But like any puzzle, a little trial and error leads to a solution, and Oliver figures …

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Le pire livre du monde

illustrated by Elise Gravel
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: imagination & play, humorous stories, toys, dolls, puppets

 

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Elise Gravel souhaite ßcrire un livre totalement ennuyeux. Ses personnages, eux, veulent se déchaîner… Qui sera vainqueur?

Détrompez-vous, le titre n'est pas une métaphore : ceci est réellement le pire livre du monde. L'auteure-illustratrice Elise Gravel, récipiendaire du Prix littéraire du Gouverneur gé …

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Ranger Rob: My Yeti Friend Gift Set

Book with 2 Stories and Stomper Plush

by Corinne Delporte, illustrated by Nelvana Ltd.
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to 12
tagged: media tie-in, toys, dolls, puppets, polar regions

The perfect gift set for Ranger Rob fans! The set includes

- A book with 2 of Ranger Rob's exciting adventures at Big Sky Park: MARCHING PENGUINS and A CAMPFIRE STORY

- A Stomper plush toy

ABOUT RANGER ROB: Ranger Rob is a young ranger-in-training who ziplines, swings and even snowboards his way around Big Sky Park, the coolest natural adventure park …

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