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Mr. Beagle Goes to Rabbittown

by Lori Doody
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: dogs, rabbits, friendship

When Mr. Beagle moves to Rabbittown, his new neighbours aren't sure what to make of him. Everyone else is a rabbit, after all. But then mittens start to go missing, and no one knows where they might be. Who better than Mr. Beagle to sniff out the culprit!

With quirky, charming illustrations and sweet, simple text, Mr. Beagle Goes to Rabbittown cele …

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Sam!

A Little Treasury

by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 2 to 5
  • Grade: k to 1
tagged: siblings, imagination & play

Marie-Louise Gay’s beloved books about Stella’s little brother, Sam, are all here in this vibrant and humorous collection.

Children all around the world have read about Stella and Sam, and their gently funny, nurturing relationship. Stella has a creative and whimsical answer for all of Sam’s many questions, and their explorations of the world …

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Good Morning, Sam

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

"I'll help you get dressed," said Stella.
"No," said Sam. "I can do it by myself."
But Sam takes a roundabout route to getting dressed and, as usual, his big sister Stella is there to help . . . but this time Sam has the last laugh.
Vibrant and humorous, Marie-Louise Gay's stories and pictures explore the endearing, intimate scenes of young childho …

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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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What Are You Doing, Sam?

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

"What are you doing, Sam?" calls Stella.
Sam and his dog, Fred, are creating joyful havoc throughout the house. Be it snorkeling in the bathtub, teaching Fred to read or roll over, or cooking up a pancake feast, they are having a marvelous time. Of course, Stella joins in the fun as she observes the inventive antics of Sam and his beloved companio …

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Short Stories for Little Monsters

by Marie-Louise Gay
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: humorous stories, imagination & play

This hilarious collection of illustrated stories gives us a glimpse into the things children wonder about every day.

What do cats really see? What do trees talk about? Should you make funny faces on a windy day? Do worms rule the world? Do mothers always tell the truth? Do snails have nightmares?

These short stories are illustrated in vibrant waterco …

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When Stella was Very, Very Small

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

In this book in the Stella and Sam series, Marie-Louise Gay has gone back in time to answer the questions often asked by the children who read and love the books.
Where does Stella get her wild ideas? How big is Stella's imagination? What did Stella look like when she was small? How did Stella come to be the big sister to Sam that we all know and …

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Stella, Star of the Sea

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

Stella and her little brother are spending the day at the sea. Stella has been to the sea before and knows all its secrets, but Sam has many questions: "Does a catfish purr? Does a seahorse gallop?" Stella has an answer for them all. The only thing she isn't sure of, and neither are we, is whether Sam will ever come into the water.
Exquisite, evoca …

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Stella, Princess of the Sky

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

Another adventure begins in this book in the Stella and Sam series as the pair explores the wonders of the natural world. A vast luminous sky, the sun, the stars and the rising moon form the backdrop for their nocturnal expedition. As they encounter raccoons, fireflies, tree frogs and bats, Sam wonders if the moon can swim, if the sun wears pajama …

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