Category Archives: Picture Book

Triceratops Stomp by Karen Patkau (53)

This is an endearing book about how a Mom keeps her little ones safe from the harshness of the elements in the world. The illustrations are amazing, and they bring the meaning of the book home for the reader. Nestled … Continue reading

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Meet Elsie MacGill by Elizabeth MacLeod (27)

In 1929, Elsie was the first woman in the world to earn a master’s degree in aeronautical engineering–which she had to accept from a hospital bed after contracting polio. Elsie’s life was a life filled with euphoria and devastation. I … Continue reading

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Follow that Bee by Scott Ritchie (191)

This is a wonderful book for kids about bees. And given that our bee population is dwindling, its important for us to learn about bees and how wonderful they are so that we can preserve them as much as possible. … Continue reading

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So Many Babies by Lorna Crozier (189)

This is a great picture book for kids that I picked up by one of my favourite poets.  Lorna Crozier is a wonderful writer, like no other that I have read when it comes to saying things through poetry. Her … Continue reading

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Adrift at Sea by Marsha Forchuk Skrypunch (12)

This is a picture book about a Vietnamese boy’s story of survival. It is a picture book like no other that I have read. It is meant to show children what refugees go through to come to a new home … Continue reading

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The Last Tree Ingrid Chabbert (154)

This is a wonderful picture book for kids about nature and how trees are sometimes replaced by high-rise buildings.  It is a book that will make the younger reader think and ponder the importance of nature and trees in our … Continue reading

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Baby Cakes by Theo Heras (148)

This is a wonderful picture book by an author who is quickly becoming my favorite picture book writer–his name is Theo Heras.  The illustrator, Renne Benoit is wonderful as well as he brings the story to life for young readers. … Continue reading

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