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Adventurosaur, Volume 1: Rex's Awakening

by Julien Paré-Sorel
edition: Hardcover
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Rex, a young blue dinosaur, dreams of becoming the greatest adventurer of all time! Meanwhile, he does odd jobs around the Cretincia Village while taking care of his father, who is suffering from a mysterious illness. Then a tragic event propels Rex into an epic quest. With his friends Patchy and Gogo, he will travel to the four corners of the Grea …

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Once Upon an Hour

by Ann Yu-Kyung Choi, read by Kirstie Hudson
edition: Audiobook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: asian, date & time, bedtime & dreams

Yu-Rhee, a young Korean girl, wants to know how to tell time using a clock. Her mother tells her a tale from her childhood based on the traditional Korean practice of timekeeping, where the 12 animals of the zodiac are assigned to 2-hour sections of the 24-hour clock. Told from the point of view of a mountain, the story follows a child as they clim …

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Teatime Around the World

by Denyse Waissbluth, illustrated by Chelsea O'Byrne
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 4
tagged: non-classifiable, cooking & food

A celebration of diversity and deliciousness, Teatime Around the World reveals all the wonderful ways we can enjoy a cup of tea—or two!

Let’s go on an adventure to discover new cultures and friends through tea! In this fun and lyrical picture book for ages 4-8, kids will learn how tea is enjoyed in Thailand, Japan, Russia, Egypt, Pakistan, Hong …

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Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me A Story

by Aviaq Johnston, illustrated by Tamara Campeau
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: baby animals, mammals, bedtime & dreams, polar regions, multigenerational

Bowhead whales are the longest-living mammals on the planet, living over 200 years. In this heartwarming story, a grandfather bowhead recounts to his young grandchild calf all the beautiful, amazing, and surprising things he has seen in his lifetime—all while assuring the little calf that there is nothing more wondrous than the love a grandfather …

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If You Were Night

by Muon Thi Van, illustrated by Kelly Pousette
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: bedtime & dreams, nocturnal, imagination & play

A poetic and evocative exploration of the natural world at night illustrated in illuminating paper-cut dioramas.

This dreamlike picture book asks the question: if you were night, what would you do? If you saw the moon tiptoe past your window, would you nestle under the covers? Or would you step outside to follow it? What if you felt a tail brush you …

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Maud and Grand-Maud

by Sara O'Leary, illustrated by Kenard Pak
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: multigenerational, non-classifiable, bedtime & dreams

This sweet story captures the singular experience of a child's visit with grandma. A diverse story for fans of How to Babysit a Grandma/Grandpa and Grandma's Purse or readers who love This Is Sadie.

Maud loves the weekends that she stays over at her grandma's house. There's always breakfast-for-supper, matching nightgowns, black-and-white movies and …

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STEM Picture Book Bundle

by Johanna Wagstaffe; Chris Tougas; Mark Leiren-Young; Heather Smith; Alison Hughes, illustrated by Julie McLaughlin; Brooke Kerrigan & Holly Hatam
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: discoveries, experiments & projects

Calling all inquisitive minds! This cultivated collection of five STEM-themed award-winning picture books is just for you. Learn the science behind hurricanes, dream up inventions from spare parts, journey through the ocean with orcas, put your design skills to work and reflect on how your actions impact your environment with these exciting and cr …

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Good Night, Sam

by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: siblings, imagination & play, bedtime & dreams

"Stella," whispered Sam, "are you sleeping?"
"Yes," answered Stella. "Aren't you?"
Sam can't sleep without his beloved dog, Fred. But where could he be? Sam knows that Fred is afraid of the dark, of the monster that lives in the closet and of the giant toad that lurks downstairs. Luckily, Stella is there to reassure Sam as they search everywhere.

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