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Kids' Book Lit Wish List

This list was started by Holly Kent from the Canadian Children's Book Centre, with other suggestions from members of our online community.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged award nominees, #GiveCDN, kids' books, ccbc, 49th Kids

Virginia Wolf

by (author) Kyo Maclear
illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

Alligator Pie Classic Edition

by (author) Dennis Lee
illustrated by Frank Newfeld

Between Heaven and Earth

by (author) Eric Walters

Stones for My Father

by (author) Trilby Kent

The Dead Kid Detective Agency

by (author) Evan Munday


by (author) Diana Kolpak
by (photographer) Kathleen Finlay

Tooth Mouse, The

by (author) Susan Hood
illustrated by Janice Nadeau

Island Santa

by (author) Sheryl McFarlane
illustrated by Sheena Lott

Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas

A Safety Guide for Scaredies

illustrated by Mélanie Watt

Cinnamon Baby

by (author) Nicola Winstanley
illustrated by Janice Nadeau

Picture a Tree

illustrated by Barbara Reid

Without You

illustrated by Genevieve Cote

I Want My Hat Back

illustrated by Jon Klassen

Such Wicked Intent

by (author) Kenneth Oppel


by (author) Lesley Livingston

Counting Back from Nine

by (author) Valerie Sherrard

The Whole Truth

by (author) Kit Pearson

Thank You for My Bed

by (author) Doretta Groenendyk

A Visitor for Bear

by (author) Bonny Becker
illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been?

by (author) Dan Bar-el
illustrated by Rae Maté

One Year in Coal Harbour

by (author) Polly Horvath

Small Medium at Large

by (author) Joanne Levy

Outlaw in India

by (author) Philip Roy

The Encyclopedia of Me

by (author) Karen Rivers