New Baby & Children's Books - June

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Animal invaders : creatures causing trouble

Animal invaders : creatures causing trouble

Clarke, Ginjer L., author
2023

"Did you know that wild boar originally from Europe have taken over parts of the United States? Or that thousands of Burmese pythons from Southeast Asia slither all around the Everglades in South Florida? These animals, taken from their homes and brought to new areas, might not be the best neighbors, but they make it work!"-- Provided by publisher.

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Big book of dinosaurs

Big book of dinosaurs

Frith, Alex (Children's author), author
2017


The boy who cried wolf : based on a story by Aesop

The boy who cried wolf : based on a story by Aesop

Mackinnon, Mairi
2008

Sam should be looking after his sheep, but instead he can't help but play cruel tricks on the villagers by crying wolf. Will Sam soon be caught out by his own joke?

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Brave like the buffalo

Brave like the buffalo

Allan, Melissa, author
2023

Brave Like the Buffalo is a children's book with a message that will inspire all readers to face the storms in their life with the help of their support systems and with a brave mindset. Written by Melissa Allan and illustrated by Jadyn Fischer-McNab, this story uses a powerful animal, the buffalo, as a symbolic message and connection to Indigenous ways of knowing and being that helps to create a wonderful narrative rich with Indigenous ties and a heartwarming message around facing adversity. Brave Like the Buffalo is intended for audiences aged 0-6, to be used educationally as a way to intertwine Indigenous ways of knowing and being through story.

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Clifford's Christmas

Clifford's Christmas

Bridwell, Norman
1984


Crash! Stomp! Roar! : let's listen to dinosaurs

Crash! Stomp! Roar! : let's listen to dinosaurs

2018

"Crash! Stomp! Roar! Come take a journey and listen to the dinosaurs! Meet prehistoric creatures on land, in the air, and under the sea and learn fun and ferocious facts on every page. Did you know that the Pteranodon could have a wingspan of more than 20 feet! Swoosh! Swoosh! Explore these incredible creatures and press the buttons to hear the Velociraptor, Wolly Mammoth T-Rex and more with their loud, thrilling sounds. This dinosaur book will keep your toddler entertained for hours!"-- Publisher's website

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The Fix-its. Nail needs help

The Fix-its. Nail needs help

Reul, Sarah Lynne, author, illustrator
2024

"When Nail needs help getting un-stuck, who from the toolbox will be the best tool for the job?"-- back cover.

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Frankie versus the Food Phantom

Frankie versus the Food Phantom

Talkin, Erik, author.
2023

A class project leads Frankie to work to unravel the mystery of how the Food Phantom affects her community and how she and her classmates can make a difference.

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The gingerbread Man

The gingerbread Man

Schmidt, Karen
1985

A classic folktale about the gingerbread man who couldn't be stopped - until he met a fox.

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I am Canada : a celebration

I am Canada : a celebration

Patterson, Heather, 1945- author
2006


I love you, Daddy

I love you, Daddy

Joyce, Melanie, author
2011

This heart-warming story of a bear father and his cub gently and lovingly affirms the unbreakable bond between a father and his child.

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Kisses for daddy

Kisses for daddy

Watts, Frances
2010

When a grumbly Baby Bear refuses to give his father a goodnight kiss, their bedtime routine is transformed into a delightful game, as Daddy imagines all the different sorts of kisses that other animal babies give their dads.

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Put me in the zoo

Put me in the zoo

Lopshire, Robert, author
1988


Unicorns don't love rainbows

Unicorns don't love rainbows

Adams, Emma (Children's author), author.
2022

If you think you know everything about unicorns, think again, because this unicorn isn't like any you've met before. Does he like cake? No. Ice cream? Yuck! Glitter? Are you kidding? And don't even mention rainbows. But when this brave unicorn shows his true self, will his friends still like him? Of course they will! After all, why fit in when you're born to stand out?

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Welcome, dark

Welcome, dark

St. Pierre, Charis, author.
2022

A stunningly illustrated picture book that introduces young readers to the importance of night as a time for animals to thrive, rains to fall, winds to blow and the world to rest.

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What if bedtime didn't exist?

What if bedtime didn't exist?

Cunningham, Francine, 1984-, author
2024

Follow two siblings through their day as they let their imaginations run wild in this joyful story about all the possibilities a simple "what if" can conjure up: What if the monsters in your closet wanted to be your friend? What if all of the dinosaurs were shrunk to be teeny-tiny when the comet hit the earth? And what if bedtime didn't exist and we could imagine anything we wanted?

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What will I discover?

What will I discover?

Kyi, Tanya Lloyd, 1973-, author
2023

Sometimes, it seems as if scientists know everything about the world. They've recorded the songs of humpback whales, dug up the bones of dinosaurs, and even tracked the storms of Jupiter. But the young scientist in this charming picture book knows there is so much more to explore, like the answers to questions such as: Do different trees speak different languages to one another through their tangled rainforest roots? Do faraway suns have planets like ours, with air and oceans and land? How do ideas pop into our heads, and where do our questions come from?

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