Imagination & Play

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Capelin Weather

By Lori Doody

Kate is excited for the beginning of summer, but all this rain, drizzle, and fog is no fun. "Capelin weather" her grandmother declares, setting Kate on the lookout for the silvery fish whose arrival ushers in the summer. Can you find the hidden capelin?

Mouse Vacation

By Philip Roy
Illustrated by Andrea Torrey Balsara

In this fourth volume of the beloved "Happy the Pocket Mouse" picture book series, Happy and his human friend John debate as to where their next adventure should take them. John suggests a walk through the forest or a visit to the museum, but these are too lacklustre for Happy's ... Read more

Nanny's Kitchen Party

By Rebecca North
Illustrated by Laurel Keating

***CANADA BOOK AWARD WINNER***
"Where in this racket can Nanny be?

When you get invited to a kitchen party at your grandmother’s house, there may be certain things you don’t expect to find: like moose and foxes and bears! In this exciting, playful romp through a Newfoundland ... Read more

The Secret of Bowring Park

By Christine Gordon Manley
Illustrated by Laurel Keating

Every child who has ever visited the Peter Pan statue in Bowring Park, St. John's, swears it is magic. They know that the mice, squirrels, rabbits, and fairies are never in the same place as the last time they visited. Some say they've seen Peter wink at them, and others believe ... Read more

The Sniger and the Floose

By Ashley Fayth
Illustrated by Katie Brosnan

On a very Random Island
in the North Atlantic Sea,
some very Randomanimals
are hiding in the trees. ...
So begins Ashley Fayth's delightful nonsense poem in which readers meet a range of "wild and wondrous" beasts ̬ like the sniger, the floose, the squiffin, and the butterflabbit. ... Read more