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Let's Find Momo!

A Hide-and-Seek Board Book

by Andrew Knapp
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: dogs, photography

He's back! Everyone's favorite hide-and-seek border collie returns in this colorful, kid-friendly photography board book.
 
Look for Momo hiding on a farm, in a bookstore, at a construction site, and in other unlikely locations (the photos are also loaded with other hidden objects for kids and parents to find together). Perfect for bedtime readin …

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More Baby Birds in the Wild

photographs by Damon Calderwood & Donald E. Waite
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: birds, photography, baby animals

A colourful photographic introduction to baby birds in their natural habitat, designed for young children.

 

This delightful follow-up to Baby Birds in the Wild features vivid bird photography and simple text. More Baby Birds in the Wild is designed to introduce very young children to the enchanting world of newborn nestlings and their rarely seen fe …

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Baby Wild Animals

photographs by Dennis Schmidt & Esther Schmidt
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: baby animals, photography

Do you want to know what an elk calf looks like? Or a mountain goat kid? How about playful bear cubs romping in the grass? This sweet and colourful picture book introduces children to over thirty species of young animals in the wild. It is an ideal guide for teaching kids about North American wildlife.

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Baby Birds in the Wild

photographs by Damon Calderwood & Donald E. Waite
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: birds, photography

This delightful book, with its vivid photos and simple text, will introduce young children to the enchanting world of newly born birds and the anxious dotings and feeding techniques of their moms and dads. Highlighting over forty bird species, this collection invites birdwatchers everywhere to get kids started early in enjoying North America’s mo …

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Muybridge and the Riddle of Locomotion

by Marta Braun
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 18
  • Grade: 4 to 12
tagged: photography

Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1900) is famous for his invention of very fast photography, and his discovery of how animals and people run. Born in England, he moved to California during the gold rush boom, became a celebrated landscape photographer, and then studied "Animals in Motion" and "The Human Figure in Motion".

For more than a century people h …

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Off We Go!

by Beverley Abramson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: fitness & exercise, photography

The natural state of toddlers and young children is motion, and Beverley Abramson’s splendid photographs are an appreciation of the many ways in which we can move. Children spin and whirl, run, jump, and climb through the seasons in photographs that beg for discussion and storytelling.

Whether it is flying a kite or kicking a ball, skipping on the …

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City Alphabet

by Joanne Schwartz, illustrated by Matt Beam
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 10
  • Grade: p to 17
tagged: alphabet, city & town life, photography

The urban landscape is alive with words. You only have to look to find them -- bold, brassy and obvious, or hidden, secret and mysterious. It's this intriguing aspect of the city that Matt Beam has captured in his photographs - words spray-painted on walls, etched in concrete, carved into wood, stuck onto glass. He and Joanne Schwartz have collabor …

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Mirror with a Memory

A Nation's Story in Photographs

by Janice Weaver
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 9
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: photography

Canada and the art of photography came into existence together in the middle of the nineteenth century. Both had shaky beginnings — one was an upstart country struggling to emerge from the shadow of its great neighbor, the other a rough art form capable of capturing only blurred, grainy images — but each eventually came into its own. Today, Can …

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Photographing Greatness

The Story of Karsh

by lian goodall
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 8
tagged: social activists, photography

Yousuf Karsh emigrated to North America from Turkey in the 1920s, eventually settling in Ottawa. An early interest in photography inspired him to open his own studio. As he became known for the quality of his work, Karsh’s close proximity to powerful leaders in Ottawa led to commissions of portraits of politicians. He became known as the worlds …

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