Children's Picture Books

Children's Picture Books
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Great for ages 4 - 8, these picture books are filled with whimsical stories and beautiful illustrations. View books in this list

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Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms?

By Dawn McMillian

The answer to one of life’s mysteries is now revealed – why exactly do dogs sniff bottoms? This delightfully funny account is brought to life through witty verse and hilarious illustrations which perfectly capture the rhythm of the verse. Winner of the Children's Choice ... Read more

Mouse Pet

By Philip Roy
Illustrated by Andrea Torrey Balsara

Mouse Pet is the third tale in the exciting new picture book series "Happy the Pocket Mouse." When Happy declares he wants a pet-to pat and feed and take for walks-his friend John says that it's too much responsibility, that a pet needs lots of care and special attention. Not ... Read more

Mouse Tales

By Philip Roy
Illustrated by Andrea Torrey Balsara

Mouse Tales, the first volume in the “Happy the Pocket Mouse” series, has been read to tens of thousands of students in Atlantic Canada and Ontario over the past five years, and has gathered a substantial following anxious to have the illustrated book in hand. Here, now, ... Read more

Jellybean Mouse

By Philip Roy
Illustrated by Andrea Torrey Balsara

Jellybean Mouse is the second tale in the exciting new picture book series, "Happy the Pocket Mouse. " When a "boring" trip to the laundromat to wash their clothes frustrates Happy's insatiable appetite for adventure (and neither the skating rink nor the bowling alley can entice ... Read more

Wow Wow and Haw Haw

By George Murray
Illustrated by Michael Pittman

Acclaimed poet George Murray and award-winning painter Michael Pittman team up for their first-ever childrens’ picture book. Wow Wow the fox pup has learned a lot about the hows and whys of being a fox. He knows how to hunt and hide, and he’s very proud of his red and white ... Read more

Pirate Gran Goes For Gold

By Geraldine Durrant

Gran’s back. And this time she is going for Gold! In her second book, Pirate Gran’s got wind of the Olympics—and in her latest adventure with old shipmate Fingers O’Malley, her long-suffering croc and the rest of the crew, she’s dead-set on becoming World Champion ... Read more

Vanilla Gorilla

By W.H. New
Illustrated by Vivian Bevis

William New has created a wondrously zany collection of rhyming verse, ranging from the playful to the mysterious. Included are percussive nonsense rhymes, puzzle poems, joyful dances with anagrams and gentle haiku. The poems are complemented by Vivian Bevis's full-page, full-colour ... Read more

The Lost Teachings / Panuijkatasikl Kina'masuti'l

By Michael James Isaac
Illustrated by Dozay (Arlene) Christmas

One day as the great Eagle flew high above the forest he came upon a small bundle containing seven teachings, teachings that will bring balance harmony and peace to all who practice them. But the teachings come with a simple warning: beware of envy and greed. As Eagle spreads ... Read more

Ten Mondays for Lots of Boxes

By Sue Ann Alderson
Illustrated by Caddie T'Kenye

Summertime, and moving time. A bittersweet time for "Lots of Boxes." But as he pragmatically tells his mother, all their belongings will fit inside his box collection, and the moving will be easy. The hard part will be to see if the new house with three apple trees will be a ... Read more

One Wonderful Fine Day for a Sculpin Named Sam

By Al Pittman
Illustrated by Shawn O’Hagan

Sam, the colourful sculpin, is different. And on one warm summer day, he swims through an underwater community teeming with lively fish of all shapes and sizes. But Sam doesn’t look like anyone else. He feels lonely. Until he finds Sara, his perfect match, in a world where ... Read more