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Alice I Think

by Susan Juby
edition: Paperback
tagged: adolescence

After her first counselor has a meltdown, Alice MacLeod and her new counselor decide that Alice’s horizons should be expanded. Enter Alice’s Life Goals List. It’s time to grow up, act her age, maybe even go back to high school after years of being taught at home. Alice is on the hunt for a look, a social life, a job, a boyfriend, and, most im …

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A Robert Munsch Collection

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko; Alan Daniel; Lea Daniel & Eugenie Fernandes
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories

Six fabulous stories by Robert Munsch: Alligator Baby; Andrew's Loose Tooth; Get Out of Bed; Mmm, Cookies!; and Ribbon Rescue; plus an all-new never before-published Munsch tale, are gathered in an oversized hardcover gift edition at an amazing price. Also included is bonus material that tell how the stories came to be, and information about Robert …

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Peg And The Yeti

by Kenneth Oppel, illustrated by Barbara Reid
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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Peg, who was born on the bright blue sea, figures she’s spent enough time sloshing around the bottom of the world. She’s determined to climb the world’s tallest mountain, because, as she’s heard, the view is quite something. Despite the warnings of other climbers -- “You’ve got no gear!” “There’s wind storms!” “They say there …

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Stanley Cup Dream

by Brian McFarlane
edition: Paperback
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Bake and Make Amazing Cookies

by Elizabeth MacLeod, illustrated by June Bradford
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged: cooking & food

With these fast and simple recipes, kids can ring in the New Year with icy shortbread, wow a dinosaur fan with oatmeal dinos, brighten a summer picnic with mouthwatering watermelon cookies or make wishes come true with delicious magic wands. Special days, special friends or just for fun -- there are lots of reasons to make cookies in this book in t …

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Joe Howe to the Rescue

by Michael Bawtree
edition: Paperback
tagged: canada

It is Halifax Nova Scotia in 1834, and 12-year-old Jack Dance, whose captain father is lost at sea and whose mother is poor, has to leave school and go to work. By chance he meets Joe Howe, who is impressed by Jack's brightness and invites him to be his printer's boy at the office of his newspaper The Nova Scotian. From then on, a series of things …

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Smelly Socks (Tell Me A Story!)

Book and CD

narrator Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, self-esteem & self-reliance, native canadian

Tina's new socks are so wonderful she vows to wear them every day! But they begin to smell really, really bad because Tina will not take them off — even to be washed. The kids finally drag Tina down to the river and make her wash those stinky socks, driving away all the fish with the nasty odour! Tina's mom gets her a new shirt as a reward for fi …

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The Wonderful Pigs of Jillian Jiggs

illustrated by Phoebe Gilman
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
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Jillian Jiggs has finally cleaned up her room! And after discovering that a jar of buttons she found during the cleanup look just like pigs' noses, Jillian Jiggs embarks on an extravagant pig-making enterprise. She makes pirate pigs, princess pigs, striped pigs and plaid pigs, and plans to sell them for ten cents each. But can Jillian part with her …

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Bouh!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, halloween

 

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Tous ceux qui voient le déguisement terrifiant de Luca s'évanouissent, lui abandonnant tous leurs bonbons. Lucas aura-t-il assez d'une année pour tous les manger?

 

 

It's Halloween, and Lance decides to paint his face to make it the scariest ever! He makes his face so scary that when the adults answer the door th …

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Boo!

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, halloween

 

This Halloween, Lance is going to paint his face and make it really, really scary!

 

On Halloween, Lance decides that he is going to paint his face instead of dressing up. He tries three times until he gets it just right — scary enough that his father falls over when he sees it. Then he goes out trick-or-treating. He goes to two houses, where the …