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Anything But Hank

By Zachariah Wells
Illustrated by Eric Orchard & Eric Orchard

In Anything but Hank! Lebowitz and Wells combine the whimsical humour of Lewis Carroll with the adventure-narrative balladeering of Robert Service to spin an unforgettable tale of a baby--and a pig!--in search of a name. Their quest takes them from the city to the mountains, ... Read more

Butterpup Meets Allie

By Miles Davis

Welcome to Grandma’s Backyard and the wonderful world of Butterpup & Friends! In this colourful tale, Butterpup learns about forgiveness and friendship with his new friend, Allie. Join in the adventure as the Backyard Buddies discover they have a new neighbour. Playtime will ... Read more

Cyril the Seagull

By Patricia Lines
Illustrated by Kim La Fave

Young Cyril the Seagull has an embarrassing problem: he gets seasick. But then there is a fierce storm off the west coast of BC and Cyril has a chance to prove himself.

Einstein Dog

By Craig Spence

Bertrand Smith’s father, Alex, thinks he’s making the world a better place by developing a breed of super-intelligent canines. But SMART dogs turn out not to be such a smart idea when a global arms dealer decides to “dognap” the experimental litter to use as his next ... Read more

Emperor's Panda, The

By David Day
Illustrated by Eric Beddows

This original fairy tale is set in the time of China's ancient celestial empire when the world was filled with a multitude of wonderful and mythical creatures. It is the story of the first panda the world has ever seen, Lord Beishung, "the rarest, most magical and wisest of ... Read more

Follow the Elephant

By Beryl Young

What thirteen-year-old boy wants to travel on a hopeless quest to India with his grandmother? Not Ben Leeson, whose anger about his father’s recent death has led him to escape into the isolated world of computer games. India is the last place Ben ever thought of visiting and ... Read more

Ghost's Journey

By Robin Stevenson
By (photographer) Rainer Oktovianus

When Indonesia becomes a dangerous place for the LGBTQ+ community, Ghost and her family are forced to leave their home and escape to freedom in Canada. Ghost's Journey is inspired by the true story of two gay refugees, Rainer and Eka, and their cat Ghost, with illustrations ... Read more

How the Fox Got His Crossed Legs / Edànì Nogèe Wegoo Degèe Adzà

By Virginia Football
Illustrated by James Wedzin
Translated by Rosa Mantla & Mary Siemens

Fox is howling, crying, for he lost his leg to Bear, all the people wanted to help Fox, but didn't know what to do. Raven is called upon to help retrieve his leg. Will Raven succeed in the quest for Fox's leg?

This dual-language picture book includes an audio and interactive ... Read more

Jimmy Tames Horses

By Garry Gottfriedson
Illustrated by Mary Longman
Edited by Paul Seesequasis

Jimmy Tames Horses is a story about a little boy from the city who tries to fit in with his cousins who have always lived on the Kamloops Indian Reserve. Throughout the summer Jimmy works with a colt, overcoming initial fears and eventually becoming a famous horse breaker.