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The Reluctant Deckhand

by Jan Padgett, illustrated by Amanda Forbis
edition: eBook
  • age: 8 to 11
  • Grade: 3 to 6
tagged: boats, ships & underwater craft

It's summer, and Tess would like nothing better than to spend one lazy day after another with her best friend, Candice. But Tess's mother Sue believes that Tess is old enough to work alonside her on her fish boat, the Henry Bay.

On their journey up the sometimes terrifying B.C. coastline, the most reluctant of deckhands becomes a skillful crew membe …

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The Ferryboat Ride Colouring Book

by Robert Perry, illustrated by Greta Guzek
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: beginner, boats, ships & underwater craft

A companion to the bestselling Ferryboat Ride, this book of evocative children's poetry about the experience of taking a ride on one of BC's ferries offers children the opportunity to colour Greta Guzek's fabulous coastal landscapes. Ages 5 and up.

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The Ferryboat Ride

by Robert Perry, illustrated by Greta Guzek
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: boats, ships & underwater craft, marine life

"Greta Guzek's 'child's paint-box' renderings ... effortlessly convey some of the beauties and magic of this world of islands and boats and whales."

 

--Books in Canada

 

"Do you believe / in ferry tales / of seeing pods / of flying whales?" Robert Perry's simple four-line rhymes, paired with Greta Guzek's vibrant illustrations, take readers on a ferry …

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The Fire Station

by Robert Munsch & Michael Martchenko
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: humorous stories, cars & trucks, classics

This story starts out with a familiar premise: Michael and Sheila visit a fire station. But then the Munsch flair for imaginative insight and humor take over. While the two kids are exploring a fire truck, an alarm goes off—and away go Michael and Sheila to the rescue!

About the Annikin Series: Annikins are mini books made especially for childrenâ …

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Patrick and the Backhoe

by Howard White, illustrated by Bus Griffiths
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
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Beautifully illustrated by BC folk hero Bus Griffiths who wrote and illustrated the popular comic book Now You're Logging, Patrick and the Backhoe is a classic story of decency and guts triumphing over arrogance and greed.

Patrick lives in a little town on the side of a high mountain. Patrick's mother and father own the town bookstore, and his broth …

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Angela's Airplane

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: humorous stories, business, careers, occupations, aviation

When Angela goes to the airport with her father, he gets "lost." As she wanders around looking for him, she sees an empty airplane. Once inside, she presses one button, then another, until the plane takes off. Luckily, one of the buttons is for the control tower. Angela survives the adventure without a scratch. The same can't be said for the plane. …

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Angela's Airplane (Annikin Miniature Edition)

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Book
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: business, careers, occupations, aviation

When Angela's father gets lost at the airport, she looks for him everywhere, even inside an airplane. But when Angela's love of button-pressing proves too great, she finds herself in charge of flying the plane. Can Angela make it back down to the runway?

About the Annikin Series: Annikins are mini books made especially for children—small enough to …

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I Have to Go! (Annikin Miniature Edition)

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Book
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: humorous stories, classics, cars & trucks

The ever-popular story of a little boy in the throes of toilet training. 

About the Annikin Series: Annikins are mini books made especially for children—small enough to fit into tiny hands and pockets. Each book measures 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" and contains full color pages.

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