A Sackful of Poems
What do animals do in winter? What does peace mean? Who makes up a family? What would life be like if we were lions?
This charmingly-illustrated book helps teachers and parents answer these questions, and more, in a fun and captivating way.
A Sackful of Poems is a compilation of lyrical adventures inspired by the author’s many years of working in the field of education. The collection explores various subject areas, including literacy, numeracy and seasonal themes. From a mysterious robot and a fire breathing dragon to a monster under the bed – some poems are silly, some are profound. What a fascinating way for children to learn about the world around them while exploring literary conventions.
Bear was the name of Grandpa’s favourite chair. It was big and brown and furry. It had buttons that made the chair go up and down, and even helped you stand. But what made it really special was the memories that lingered long after Grandpa was gone.
Bear is a tender and comforting tale for young readers that celebrates life and the significance of the moments we hold dear when a loved one passes away. Bear explores themes of love, loss and connection in a life-affirming and uplifting tale, reminding us that those we cherish are never more than a memory away.
The Three Witty Goats Gruff
Three hungry goats need to cross a bridge to get to a luscious field of green grass. But a greedy old troll stands in their way and threatens to devour anything that sets foot on its path. So how can the goats safely cross the bridge?They must get clever, of course!
The Three Witty Goats Gruff preserves the fun and charm of the beloved original, Three Billy Goats Gruff, while adding a new spin to this cautionary tale. With plenty of repetition and exciting dialogue, young readers are sure to join in on the adventure. Perfect for shared reading at home or in the classroom.
Lucky Me is gratitude-filled picture-book that explores life’s beauty through children’s eyes. Pages come alive with Jan Dolby’s charming illustrations and Thank-You translated into various languages, emphasizing Canada’s diversity. Lucky Me is great addition to every home and school library.
Published by Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Publication Date: June 30, 2017
Freshly Baked Pie
Freshly Baked Pie is a whimsical tale about five year-old Emily who struggles to do the right thing when she is told to stay away from a cooling pie. Cleverly written by Lora Rozler and beautifully illustrated by Daniela Vasquez, Freshly Baked Pie invites readers along Emily’s imaginary battle with a mischievous pie. Never has examining rules and consequences been so much fun.
Published by Words Publishing
Publication Date: May 13, 2017
In this emotional and highly visual picture book, Words, a lonely letter sets off on a journey to find meaning. As it encounters various letter combinations, it is confronted by two distinct paths and must make an important choice. Readers of all ages will be captivated by this simple, yet high concept story that explores universal themes of discovery, relationships and the need to belong, with an underlying message about bullying.
Both timeless and original, Words is an evocative tale about how letters become words and words create meaning – meaning which could ultimately build or destroy.
MOTS (French Edition)
Lorsqu’une lettre part à l’aventure pour découvrir le sens des choses elle apprends qu’elle n’est pas seule. Elle rencontre diverses combinaisons de lettres et découvre le pouvoir qu’elle détient. Face à deux chemins distincts, la lettre doit faire un choix important.