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Sun Wishes

by Patricia Storms, illustrated by Milan Pavlović
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: imagination & play

A joyful celebration of our daily companion, the sun, as it shines around the world.

“If I were the sun, I would sing a gentle morning song to wake my slumbering friends.” So begins this fresh and colorful collaboration between author Patricia Storms and illustrator Milan Pavlović, the creative team behind 2019’s beloved bedtime story, Moon W …

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Time to Shine

Celebrating the World’s Iridescent Animals

by Karen Jameson, illustrated by Dave Murray
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: anatomy & physiology, biology

Let yourself be dazzled by creatures around the world in this brilliant nonfiction picture book about iridescence.

Have you ever noticed the rainbow-like shimmer on certain bird feathers, insect bodies and animal scales? This effect, called iridescence, changes depending on the angle from which its viewed, and animals across the globe use the effect …

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After it Rains

A Counting Book

by Joanne Schwartz, illustrated by Angela Doak
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: counting & numbers, weather, imagination & play

A bright, collage-style board book about all of the wonderful things you can do after a rainfall, from the author of Town is By the Sea & illustrator of Atlantic Animal ABC.
Once the rain stops, what is there to do but go outside and explore your newly wet and sparkly backyard? In this counting board book, young readers will discover all the things …

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Free

by Barroux
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: 3 to 12
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, imagination & play, birds, humorous stories

A celebration of thinking outside the box—or cage!

The Great Bird Circus is headed to a big show, but they run into trouble when they reach the border. Paloma and the ringmaster are allowed to cross—but their birds need paperwork, and lots of it! The situation seems hopeless, unless … what if there’s more than one way to get across?

With Palo …

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The Moon is a Silver Pond, The Sun is a Peach

by Sara Cassidy, illustrated by Josée Bisaillon
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bedtime & dreams, size & shape, imagination & play, words, country life

Reveling in metaphor, with two books in one, this book encourages a magical leap of imagination and asks the reader to look at everyday objects from a different perspective.

A young child skates, bakes and milks the cow while the moon wondrously transforms above. That moon is a silver pond when seen through the trees, and when they tend the cow, the …

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As Glenn as Can Be

by Sarah Ellis, illustrated by Nancy Vo
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: music, canada, emotions & feelings

"A warm and witty portrait of child prodigy and world-famous classical musician Glenn Gould. 

Glenn was a child who knew his own mind — he liked boats but did not like fishing; he enjoyed puns and pranks but did not like bullying; he loved learning but did not like school … but more than anything else he loved to play the piano. 

Glenn had a prof …

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