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My Favourite Colour

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A fun, rhyming read-aloud celebrating diversity, and a tool for teaching young readers the names of all the colours of the rainbow. Blue’s my favo...

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P is for Pterodactyl

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A New York Times Bestseller! A raucous trip through the odd corners of our alphabet." - The New York Times Let's get real - the English language i...

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How To Welcome A New Baby

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Do you know what to do when a new baby arrives? This heartwarming book is all about the how-toís of welcoming a new sibling into your family. Learn...

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We Found A Hat

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Hold on to your hats!The conclusion of the celebrated hat trilogy by Caldecott Medalist, Jon Klassen, gives his deadpan finale a surprising twist r...

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A Tulip in Winter: A Story about Folk Artist Maud Lewis

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Truly a celebration of the life of Maud Lewis and the legacy in her artistic expression this book adds joy and beauty to her beloved paintings of M...

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I Hear You, Ocean

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This joyful and soothing book about ocean sounds will transport readers to the seaside.  Recommended for ages 3-7 years old.  When a child visits t...

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Everybody's Different on Everybody Street

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The newest book by Sheree Fitch and illustrated by Emma Fitzgerald invites you to celebrate, discuss and embrace our weaknesses, differences and pe...

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The Beeman

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Find out where honey comes from as Grandpa the Beeman teaches the basics of beekeeping to his young grandson. This rhyming story includes endnotes ...

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Terrible, Horrible, Smelly Pirate

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A fun, read-aloud pirate story that will be a favourite with educators. Set in the misty waters around Halifax Harbour, this fun read-aloud pirate...

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Round and Round The Roundabout | Don't Roll Down Citadel Hill

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Buckle up because you're in for a roller coaster of a read in this 2-in-1 Flip Me Over Book! One side features: Round and Round the Roundabout - A...

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I'm Not Scared (Hardcover)

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Filled with gorgeous, richly textured, and softly colored illustrations, this book about navigating childhood fears will help young readers under...

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When the Ocean Came to Town

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A love letter to the ocean. This charming debut children’s book from celebrated local author Sal Sawler and award-winning illustrator Emma FitzGe...

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The Honour Song / Le Chant / Kepmite'taqney Ktapekiaqn

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The wind waltzed and waltzed around George, making him laugh out loud. The boy opened his arms wide to the breeze. Seeing this, the wind settled in...

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Everybody's Welcome

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This beautiful hardcover book illustrated by Greg Abbott welcomes the refrain:"Everybody's welcome,No matter who they are, Wherever they may come f...

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Everybody's Different on Everybody Street (Paperback)

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The poetry of Sheree Fitch and illustrations by Emma Fitzgerald invite you to celebrate, discuss and embrace our weaknesses, differences and perfec...

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Gus The Tortoise Takes A Walk

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Description It’s a busy day at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax. Gus the Tortoise is getting his new home, and while the cura...

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Sonya's Chickens

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This story of a girl who loves her three chickens is beautifully told as it shares the circle of life when one of the chickens is stolen by a fox.A...

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My Mommy, My Mama, My Brother and Me

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"And these are the things that we find at the sea, My Mommy, my Mama, my brother and me." A debut picture book from celebrated author and playwrigh...

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You're All My Favorites

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When there's another baby in the mix, this has become a comforting tale to add to your bookshelf! Mommy and Daddy Bear convince three worried cubs ...

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While You Were Sleeping

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A nostalgic bedtime book featuring lyrical text and gentle illustrations from the celebrated author and artist Briana Corr Scott. Celebrate the mi...

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A Tale of Two Kitties

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It was the best of meows, it was the worst of meows…. Mittens and Boots have nothing in common. Nada. Zilch. Okay, maybe they live in the same hous...

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Jujijk Mi'kmaw Insects

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Do you realize the English language is noun-based, referring to people, places, and things? Jujijk, an illustrated bilingual guide to bugs and inse...

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How You Came to Be

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This love letter written from mother to child invites readers to experience the month-by-month development of a baby in the womb as compared to fa...

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I Spy a Bunny

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Author Judy Dudar and Illustrator Richard Rudicki bring Mandy and her Aunt Carla to White Point Beach where bunnies are at play.

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I Want to Build a Seahouse

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A poetic ode to the childhood yearning for freedom, sprinkled with new-sibling jealousy, this debut picture book by editor Whitney Moran, is whimsi...

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Forest Magic (Hardcover)

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Compact and full of nature Forest Magic is beautifully illustrated and guides young readers to exploring the forest. Author Sarah Grindler asks exc...

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Florian, Le Dragon Vegetarian (Soft Cover Francais)

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Meet Florian, a veggie-loving dragon who knows how to stay true to values even in the stickiest of situations. When captured by the castle's knight...

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Backyard Fairies

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A magical story from award-winning artist, Phoebe Wahl, the illustrations and plauful read-aloud enchant the woods with an understanding fairies ar...

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Petal the Angry Cow - Hardcover

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A hilarious tale about big-hearted cow with an even bigger temper that will delight even the surliest reader.  Petal is everything you could want i...

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On the Trapline

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A picture book celebrating Indigenous culture and traditions. The Governor General Award--winning team shares a story that honors our connections t...

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Because of an Acorn

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Because of an acorn, a tree grows, a bird nests, a seed becomes a flower. Enjoy the enchanting storyline and die-cuts that illustrate the vital con...

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It Began With A Page

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A story that poignantly portrays the life of Gyo Fujikawa, a groundbreaking hero in the fight for racial diversity in picture books. It's time for ...

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I Want My Hat Back (Large Hardback Book)

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A picture-book delight by a rising talent tells a cumulative tale with a mischievous twist. The bear's hat is gone, and he wants it back. Patientl...

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Herb the Vegetarian Dragon

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Meet Herb, a dragon who knows how to stay true to his values even in the stickiest of situations. When he is captured by the castle's knights in ar...

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Gracie, The Public Gardens Duck

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Gracie has a nice, comfortable life in the Halifax Public Gardens. Her days are full of swimming in lakes and fountains, napping in bushes, and gob...

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Driftwood Dragons

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Driftwood Dragons is a collection of 34 lyrical seaside poems for children. Inspired by the Maritime coastline and accompanied by whimsical illustr...

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