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Nut That Fell from the Tree, The

by Sangeeta Bhadra, illustrated by France Cormier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories

A playful, lively story about one acorn's difficult path to becoming a tree.

This is the house where Jill plays. This is the oak that holds the house where Jill plays. This is the nut that fell from the oak that holds the house where Jill plays ...

In the style of “The House That Jack Built,” here's a cumulative, rhyming tale that follows an acor …

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Two Tough Trucks Get Lost!

by Corey Rosen Schwartz & Rebecca J. Gomez, illustrated by Hilary Leung
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: friendship, new experience, cars & trucks

Two tough trucks -- the fastest of friends -- love racing and chasing and zipping 'round bends. But when they chase and zip without paying attention... Mack and Rig get separated! Will they find their way back to each other, and to their parents?

In this sequel to Two Tough Trucks, we join preschool vehicles on an action-packed playdate that goes a …

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Pumpkin Orange, Pumpkin Round

by Rosanna Battigelli, illustrated by Tara Anderson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: halloween, stories in verse, humorous stories

A rhyming Halloween romp with a family of cozy cats

Pumpkin orange, pumpkin round / Pumpkin hiding, pumpkin found!

What could be better than an autumn trip to the pumpkin patch with a cast of cat characters ready to celebrate Halloween? In bouncy rhyme, the folksy felines choose their pumpkins, wheel them home, and work together through all the steps …

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Raj's Rule (For the Bathroom at School)

by Lana Button, illustrated by Hatem Aly
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: daily activities, emotions & feelings, humorous stories

Raj has one rule: he never uses the bathroom at school. It’s just not the same as the one at home. All day, he avoids bathroom trips. Easy enough, since he lives by these tips: Don’t linger at the sink. Stay away from anyone who makes you laugh. Watch out for distractions, especially schoolwork. And sit still: no running, jumping, cartwheels, …

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Let's Get Sleepy!

illustrated by Tony Cliff
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: cats

Young cats are on the hunt for a mouse named Sleepy inLet’s Get Sleepy!, an energetic picture book fromNew York Times-bestselling author and illustrator Tony Cliff.
These cats are on an adventure to find that darn mouse named Sleepy.
But Sleepy is a sneaky mouse—he’s hard to find. The cats will have to look everywhere: all over town, out by …

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Please Don't Change My Diaper!

by Sarabeth Holden, illustrated by Emma Pedersen
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: humorous stories, imagination & play, stories in verse, polar regions, native canadian, toilet training

What toddler likes getting their diaper changed?

In this hilarious rhyming book, a little boy sees his world crumble around him as his mother prepares to change his diaper. But surrounded by a little love and feeling fresh and clean, he realizes that things may not be so terrible after all . . . unless he ever needs his diaper changed again!

Fun for …

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My Head in the Clouds

by Danielle Chaperon, edited by Sophie B. Watson, read by Heather Gould
edition: Audiobook
also available: Hardcover eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: travel, stories in verse

Travel the world with an intrepid explorer who's adventurous, brave and just a little bit forgetful. She searches for ancient loot but loses her swimsuit! Goes to beautiful places and misplaces three suitcases! From Canada to Nepal to Egypt and beyond, our narrator circles the globe while abandoning her possessions. She even loses her mother, brie …

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Tout petit toi

by Richard van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Rachel Martinez
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: new baby, poetry (see also stories in verse), nursery rhymes

Richard Van Camp, reconnu à travers le monde à titre de conteur et d’auteur des ouvrages à succès Welcome Song for Baby et We Sang You Home, s’est associé à la grande illustratrice Julie Flett. Cet album cartonné destiné aux bébés et aux bambins rend hommage, avec tendresse, à l’enfant à l’intérieur de chacun. Grâce à ses ill …

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Tú eres tú

by Richard van Camp, illustrated by Julie Flett, translated by Lawrence Schimel
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p
tagged: new baby, nursery rhymes, poetry (see also stories in verse)

Richard Van Camp, cuentacuentos renombrado internacionalmente y el autor de bestsellers como los libros Welcome Song for Baby y We Sang You Home, ha unido fuerzas con la ilustradora talentosa Julie Flett para crear un libro tierno en cartoné para los lectores más pequeños que honra el niño que hay en todo el mundo. Con sus ilustraciones contemp …

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Big Whales, Small World

by Mark Leiren-Young
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 0 to 2
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: marine life, water (oceans, lakes, etc.), endangered

In Big Whales, Small World you will meet whales from around the world. This rhyming photographic board book visits the oceans of places like New Zealand, Russia and South America. Writer, filmmaker and orca activist Mark Leiren-Young introduces young readers to blue whales bigger than dinosaurs and tiny vaquitas who swim close to shores.