Series: McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art HistoryArchitecture on IceA History of the Hockey ArenaHardcoverHoward Shubert9780773548138$54.95SOCIAL SCIENCE Sep 19, 2016
Despite the legendary reputations of Madison Square Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens, and the Montreal Forum, skating rinks and hockey arenas may be North America?s most overlooked cultural buildings. Architecture on Ice reveals the central role they have played in influencing urban, social, and political life across the continent. In the first book to chart the development of skating rinks and arenas from their origins as simple wooden sheds to today?s fully wired, multi-purpose entertainment complexes, Howard Shubert examines how these buildings h... + Read More
Series: How to Move to CanadaA Discontented American's Guide to Canadian RelocationPaperbackAndre du Broc9781492647331$13.99HUMOR Oct 04, 2016
"That's it, I'm moving to Canada." It's been threatened before, but maybe this time it's for real. If you or someone you know is discontented, distressed, or downright disturbed, maybe the Great White North is right for you, eh. But how much do you really know about Canada? Can you do a job that Canada needs (do you play hockey, drill for oil, or make poutine?)? Can you identify the bestCanadian province for your lifestyle (lots of tundra or just some tundra?)? Can you master the proper pronunciation of "sorry"? What strange wizardry is the C... + Read More
Series: How to Bake EverythingSimple Recipes for the Best BakingHardcoverMark Bittman9780470526880$50.00COOKING Oct 04, 2016
In the most comprehensive book of its kind, Mark Bittman offers the ultimate baker’s resource. Finally, here is the simplest way to bake everything, from American favorites (Crunchy Toffee Cookies, Baked Alaska) to of-the-moment updates (Gingerbread Whoopie Pies). It explores global baking, too: Nordic ruis, New Orleans beignets, Afghan snowshoe naan. The recipes satisfy every flavor craving thanks to more than 2,000 recipes and variations: a pound cake can incorporate polenta, yogurt, ricotta, citrus, hazelnuts, ginger, and more. New bakers wi... + Read More
Series: The GuineveresA NovelHardcoverSarah Domet9781250086617$36.99FICTION Oct 04, 2016
“Deft and lovely…The perfect weight, in all ways. It’s suitable for a vacation, and you can describe it in one inviting line, but then it keeps unfolding and deepening, taking unexpected turns.”—TheNew York Times Book ReviewTo four girls who have nothing, their friendship is everything: they are each other’s confidants, teachers, and family. The girls are all named Guinevere—Vere, Gwen, Ginny, and Win—and it is the surprise of finding another Guinevere in their midst that first brings them together. They come to The Sisters of the Supreme Adora... + Read More
Series: Aurora Teagarden MysteriesAll the Little LiarsAn Aurora Teagarden MysteryHardcoverCharlaine Harris9781250090034$36.99FICTION Oct 04, 2016
#1New York Times bestseller Charlaine Harris finally returns to her fan-favorite Aurora Teagarden series withAll the Little Liars, a fabulously fun new mystery and the basis for a movie from Hallmark.Aurora Teagarden is basking in the news of her pregnancy when disaster strikes her small Georgia town: four kids vanish from the school soccer field in an afternoon. Aurora’s 15-year-old brother Phillip is one of them. Also gone are two of his friends, and an 11-year-old girl who was just hoping to get a ride home from soccer practice. And then th... + Read More
An Irish Country Love Storyis the eleventh heartwarming installment inNew York TimesandGlobe and Mailbestselling author Patrick Taylor's beloved Irish Country series.It’s the winter of 1967 and snow is on the ground in the colorful Irish village of Ballybucklebo, but the chilly weather can’t stop love from warming hearts all over the county. Not just the love between a man and woman, as with young doctor, Barry Laverty, and his fiancee Sue Nolan, who are making plans to start a new life together, but also the love of an ailing pensioner for a f... + Read More
Series: This Annoying LifeA Mindless Coloring Book for the Highly StressedPaperbackOslo Davis9781452159782$18.50GAMES & ACTIVITIES Oct 04, 2016
Here at last is the stress-reducing coloring book that lets adults of all ages color their way through the funny and true annoyances of everyday life. From trying to assemble flat pack furniture to clearing an office paper jam, juggling remote controls, dropping contact lenses on the bathroom floor, and nudging the cat who absolutely won't let you read your book, the dozens of witty and sympathetically amusing illustrations offer real therapy and poke gentle fun at the meditative coloring craze.
One of the best-selling cookbooks of all time, updated for a new generation of home cooks. Few books have stood the test of time like theBetty Crocker Cookbook; none have kept up as well with the times and how people cook today. Classic meets contemporary in the 12th edition, with 1,500 recipes, all from scratch, over one-third new, and more than 1,000 photos.This one-stop resource bursts with kitchen information and guidance as only Betty Crocker can deliver. Learn to make a lattice crust, master a braise, can pickles, and even debone a fish v... + Read More
Series: Fashion in FilmHardcoverChristopher Laverty9781780678733$70.00DESIGN Oct 13, 2016
Fashion designers have been involved in movies since the early days of cinema. The result is some of the most eye-catching and influential costumes ever committed to film, from Ralph Lauren's trend-setting masculine style for Diane Keaton inAnnie Hall to Audrey Hepburn's little black Givenchy dress inBreakfast at Tiffany's.Fashion in Film celebrates the contributions of fashion designers to cinema, exploring key garments, what they mean in context of the narrative, and why they are so memorable. Illustrated with beautiful film stills, fashion i... + Read More
Series: Homeward BoundThe Life of Paul SimonHardcoverPeter Ames Carlin9781627790345$39.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 11, 2016
A revelatory account of the life of beloved American music icon, Paul Simon, by the bestselling rock biographer Peter Ames CarlinTo have been alive during the last sixty years is to have lived with the music of Paul Simon. The boy from Queens scored his first hit record in 1957, just months after Elvis Presley ignited the rock era. As the songwriting half of Simon & Garfunkel, his work helped define the youth movement of the '60s. On his own in the '70s, Simon made radio-dominating hits. He kicked off the '80s by reuniting with Garfunkel to per... + Read More
From the best-selling author ofE=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physicsWidely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped lead us into the atomic age. Yet in the final decades of his life, he was ignored by most working scientists, and his ideas were opposed by even his closest friends. How did this happen? Einstein's imagination and self-confidence serve... + Read More
Series: Magic Men MysteriesSmoke and MirrorsHardcoverElly Griffiths9780544527959$35.50FICTION Oct 18, 2016
In the sequel to the "captivating"*Zig Zag Girl, DI Edgar Stephens and the magician Max Mephisto hunt for a killer after two children are murdered in a tragic tableau of a very grim fairy tale. *Wall Street Journal It’s Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about a local production ofAladdin, starring the marvelous Max Mephisto. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens. He’s investigating the murder of two children, Annie and Mark, who were strangled to death in the woods, abandoned alongside a trail of candy—a horrifying s... + Read More
From the co-creator of the landmark series, the story millions of fans have been waiting to get their hands on for 25 long years.The Secret History of Twin Peaks enlarges the world of the original series, placing the unexplained phenomena that unfolded there into a vastly layered, wide-ranging history, beginning with the journals of Lewis and Clark and ending with the shocking events that closed the finale. The perfect way to get in the mood for the upcoming Showtime series.
Series: The African SvelteIngenious Misspellings That Make Surprising SenseHardcoverDaniel Menaker9780544800632$28.00HUMOR Oct 18, 2016
Inspired by his tenure atThe New Yorker, this collection of comical, revelatory errors foraged from the wilds of everyday English comes with commentary by the author, illustrations by Roz Chast, and a foreword from Billy Collins. During his time atThe New Yorker,Daniel Menaker happened across a superb spelling mistake: “The zebras were grazing on the African svelte." Fascinated by the idea of unintentionally meaningful spelling errors, he began to see that these gaffes—neither typos nor auto-corrects—are sometimes more intere... + Read More
Series: A Life Well PlayedMy StoriesHardcoverArnold Palmer9781250085948$29.99BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Oct 11, 2016
The instantNew York TimesbestsellerThis book is Palmer’s parting gift to the world -- a treasure trove of entertaining anecdotes and timeless wisdom that readers, golfers and non-golfers alike, will celebrate and cherish. No one has won more fans around the world and no player has had a bigger impact on the sport of golf than Arnold Palmer. In fact, Palmer is considered by many to be the most important professional golfer in history, an American icon.InA Life Well Played, Palmer takes stock of the many experiences of his life, bringing new deta... + Read More
Series: Dorie's CookiesHardcoverDorie Greenspan9780547614847$50.00COOKING Oct 25, 2016
James Beard Award-winner for Best Baking and Dessert Book 2017 All-new collection from a "revered icon" and "culinary guru" (New York Times). Over the course of her baking career, Dorie Greenspan has created more than 300 cookie recipes. Yet she has never written a book about them—until now. To merit her “three purple stars of approval,” every cookie had to be so special that it begged to be made again and again. Cookies for every taste and occasion are here. There are company treats like Portofignos, with chocolate dough and port-soaked figs, ... + Read More
The Scandinavians excel at comfort— family, friends, a good atmosphere, long meals, relaxation, and an emphasis on the simple pleasures. They even have a word for this kind of coziness that comes with spending quality time in hearth and home when the days are short: "hygge". Trine Hahnemann is the doyenne of Scandinavian cooking, and loves nothing more than spending time in her kitchen cooking up comforting food in good company. This is her collection of recipes that will warm youup and teach you to embrace the art of hygge, no matter where you... + Read More
Series: Kendra MichaelsNight WatchA NovelHardcoverIris Johansen9781250075970$38.99FICTION Oct 25, 2016
"A high-stakes, high-powered thriller." —BooklistSometimes, what you can’t seewill kill you… Kendra is surprised when she is visited by Dr. Charles Waldridge, the researcher who gave her sight through a revolutionary medical procedure developed by England's Night Watch Project. All is not well with the brilliant surgeon; he’s troubled by something he can’t discuss with Kendra. When Waldridge disappears the very night he visits her, Kendra is on the case, recruiting government agent-for-hire Adam Lynch to join her on a trail that leads to the sn... + Read More
Improve your health with clean, natural foods and nutrient-rich recipes that can be made in 10 minutes or less! Liana Werner-Gray understands how hard it is to find the time to take care of yourself; to keep up with her fast-paced life, she indulged in processed convenience foods until she landed in the hospital and could no longer take her health for granted. She shared her journey to healing herself in her blog, The Earth Diet, which launched her best-selling book of the same name. Through the Earth Diet lifestyle, she has helped thousands of... + Read More
Series: Eat Pretty Every Day365 Daily Inspirations for Nourishing Beauty, Inside and OutPaperbackJolene Hart9781452151625$23.95HEALTH & FITNESS Oct 25, 2016
Breakout hitEat Pretty continues to win over audiences of all ages with its groundbreaking and user-friendly exploration of beauty nutrition. The author's hotly anticipated new book welcomes existing fans and newcomers alike, presenting 365 bite-size daily readings that make it easy to put beauty nutrition know-how to use in everyday life. Organized by the four seasons, the readings explore every aspect of what it means to eat pretty, offering simplified nutritional science, seasonal recipes, motivating goals and challenges, self-care exercises... + Read More
Discover the secrets of Doctor Strange—Master of the Mystic Arts, Sorcerer Supreme and Marvel Comic's most magical Super Hero—in The Mysterious World of Doctor Strange.This lavishly illustrated guide offers a magical mystery tour of the unique, mind-bending universe of Stephen Strange, Marvel's magical Super Hero extraordinaire. The brainchild of Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, Doctor Strange opens the doors to a wonderland of otherworldly dimensions, mystics and monsters, and demons and demigods.Packed with fantastic facts and astonishing artwork se... + Read More
Series: Big HistoryExamines Our Past, Explains Our Present, Imagines Our FutureHardcoverDK9781465454430$62.00SCIENCE Oct 11, 2016
Featuring a foreword by the father of Big History, David Christian, and produced in association with the Big History Institute, Big History provides a comprehensive understanding of the major events that have changed the nature and course of life on the planet we call home. This first fully integrated visual reference on Big History for general readers places humans in the context of our universe, from the Big Bang to virtual reality.Why does the universe work the way it does? Why are stars so big? Why are humans so small? What does it mean to ... + Read More
Series: Oskana Poetry & PoeticsThe Long WalkPaperbackJan Zwicky9780889774490$16.95POETRY Oct 01, 2016
"The Long Walk carries a lifetime's force of meaning. A deeply beautiful book." Anne Michaels In The Long Walk, Jan Zwicky bears witness to environmental and cultural cataclysm. Both prophetic and acutely personal, these poems extend her previous meditations on colonial barbarism and ecocide, on spiritual catastrophe and transformation. The voice now penetrates the steepest darknesses; it possesses extraordinary reach and density. Zwicky is one of North America's finest poets and in this book she gives us her most profound work to date.
When the government recently tried to abandon its responsibility to protect what little remains of the natural prairie, Trevor Herriot pushed back, only to discover an injustice haunting the lands he was trying to defend. In 1938, when the Métis of Ste. Madeleine returned from working away, they found their homes burnt to the ground and their animals shot. The land they held in common was no longer theirs, but was now controlled by the federal government. Facing his own responsibility as a descendent of settlers, he connects today's ecological ... + Read More
Series: Chowgirls Killer Party FoodRighteous Bites & Cocktails for Every SeasonPaperbackHeidi Andermack9781551526454$22.95COOKING Oct 01, 2016
With an eye for style and appreciation for seasonal ingredients, the proprietors of Chowgirls Killer Catering, one of the Midwest's leading catering companies, share their inspired ideas for delicious appetizers, small plates, and cocktails that are perfect for home entertaining. Amy and Heidi were early adopters of the local, organic, sustainable, and seasonal approach to cooking; their ethos is clearly reflected in this cookbook, which offers fun, elegant, and yet easy-to-prepare recipes arranged by season that will be the hit of your next so... + Read More
Series: The Dad DialoguesA Correspondence on Fatherhood (and the Universe)PaperbackGeorge Bowering9781551526621$17.95FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS Oct 01, 2016
Charles Demers is a thirtysomething comedian and the author of three books; George Bowering is eighty, Canada's first poet laureate, and the author of more than eighty books. Charlie and George are also the best of friends. And the fathers of daughters. In this unique book of correspondence, these two men from different generations write to each other about the burdens, anxieties, and singular joys of parenthood. The letters begin as Charlie and his wife discover they will become parents; he expresses his hopes and fears of impending fatherhoo... + Read More
Series: Kim's ConvenienceMedia tie-inPaperbackIns Choi9781487002237$18.95DRAMA Oct 01, 2016
Mr. Kim is a first-generation Korean immigrant and the proud owner of Kim’s Convenience, a variety store located in the heart of downtown Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood. There, he spends his time serving an eclectic array of customers, catching petty thieves, and helpfully keeping the police apprised of illegally parked Japanese cars. As the neighbourhood quickly gentrifies, Mr. Kim is offered a generous sum of money to sell — enough to allow him and his wife to finally retire. But Kim’s Convenience is more than just his livelihood — it is... + Read More
It began as rumours. Whispers at dinner parties. Warnings about bad dates with a Canadian celebrity. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, superstar CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi revealed his interest in "rough sex" in a long Facebook post, and a scandal of unprecedented scale descended on the radio host. What the public did not know was that months before Ghomeshi's emotional post, Canadaland podcaster Jesse Brown and Toronto Star journalist Kevin Donovan were quietly pursuing serious allegations against him. In Secret Life, Donovan takes us inside ... + Read More
Series: In Another CountryPaperbackDavid Constantine9781771961295$19.95FICTION Oct 11, 2016
This selection of David Constantine'?s best short fiction, named among Kirkus Reviews? Best Story Collections of 2015, spans the author's remarkable 30-year career. Known for their pristine emotional clarity, their spare but intensely evocative dialogue, and their fearless exposures of the heart in moments of defiance, change, resistance, flight, isolation, and redemption, these stories demonstrate Constantine's timeless appeal. Now completely sold out of its hardcover run, this attractively priced paperback edition will appeal to every lover o... + Read More
Series: Maple Leaf MomentsPaperbackBob Duff9781771961158$19.95SPORTS & RECREATION Nov 30, 2016
A fun collection of the one hundred most memorable, unlikely, unheard-of, and scandalous stories in the first century of the Toronto Maple Leafs' history. Written by one of hockey's greatest encyclopedic anecodotalists, Bob Duff 's new book is essential reading for every Maple Leaf fan, and hockey fans in general.
Reading a ghost story on Christmas Eve was once as much a part of traditional Christmas celebrations as turkey, eggnog, and Santa Claus. After last holiday season's wildly successful debut, we're thrilled to announce that Seth is back with three new spooky, Yuletide stories.To make joining the tradition easy, we've developed an attractively priced prepack. It comes with a narrow, full-colour, easy-to-assemble loader, as well as twenty-five copies of the various Christmas Ghost Story titles. Trimmed to fit the coziest stocking, these little book... + Read More
Series: Christmas Ghost StoriesAfterwardPaperbackEdith Wharton9781771961332$8.95FICTION Oct 18, 2016
A newly rich American couple buy an ancient manor house in England, where they hope to live out their days in solitude. One day, when the couple are gazing out at their grounds, they spy a mysterious stranger. When her husband disappears shortly after this eerie encounter, the wife learns the truth about the legend that haunts the ancient estate.
While engrossed in an account of the death of a student obsessed with his own hair, a man leans down to absently pet his dog—oblivious of the true nature of the creature crouching beside him. This classic ghost story by M.R. James is a spooky holiday delight.
An antique collector hears of an ancient woman with a large collection of china. Hoping to complete a particular set, the collector pays a visit to the woman's ramshackle house, where she makes a terrifying discovery. This 1933 story confirmed Marjorie Bowen as one of our best ghost story writers.
Series: Stepping StonesA Refugee Family's JourneyDual language (English & Arabic)HardcoverMargriet Ruurs9781459814905$20.00JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 1 - 3Oct 18, 2016
This unique picture book was inspired by the stone artwork of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr, discovered by chance by Canadian children’s writer Margriet Ruurs. The author was immediately impressed by the strong narrative quality of Mr. Badr’s work, and, using many of Mr. Badr’s already-created pieces, she set out to create a story about the Syrian refugee crisis. Stepping Stones tells the story of Rama and her family, who are forced to flee their once-peaceful village to escape the ravages of the civil war raging ever closer to their home. With ... + Read More
Series: Pandas on the EastsidePaperbackGabrielle Prendergast9781459811430$9.95JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from 4 - 7Oct 04, 2016
When ten-year-old Journey Song hears that two pandas are being held in a warehouse in her neighborhood, she worries that they may be hungry, cold and lonely. Horrified to learn that the pandas, originally destined for a zoo in Washington, might be shipped back to China because of a diplomatic spat between China and the United States, Journey rallies her friends and neighbors on the poverty-stricken Eastside. Her infectious enthusiasm for all things panda is hard to resist, and soon she's getting assistance from every corner of her tight-knit ne... + Read More
Series: We Sang You HomeBoard bookRichard Van Camp9781459811782$9.95JUVENILE FICTION Grade (CAN) from P - POct 18, 2016
In this sweet and lyrical board book from the creators of the bestselling Little You, gentle rhythmic text captures the wonder new parents feel as they welcome baby into the world. A celebration of the bond between parent and child, this is the perfect song to share with your little ones. Internationally renowned storyteller and bestselling author Richard Van Camp teams up with award-winning illustrator Julie Flett for a second time to create a stunning board book for babies and toddlers.
Revamped, redesigned, and fully updated to include the New 52 and Rebirth storylines, this is the definitive and indispensable guide to the characters and worlds of the DC Comics Universe.Created in full collaboration with DC Comics, this comprehensive reference book has The Washington Post saying, "The DC Comics Encyclopedia is a must." Formatted in an easy-to use A-to-Z layout, this guide is packed with information and thrilling comic book art and features more than 1,100 characters including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, and muc... + Read More
The most expansive, all-encompassing chronicle unleashed on the WWE Universe, this New York Times bestseller includes over 400 full-color pages and over 1,200 Superstar and event profiles. The WWE all-time roster in this book has been expanded to unprecedented proportions, and now features all your favorite heroes from the modern era. Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins, The New Day, Sasha Banks and so many more make their WWE Encyclopedia debuts. Plus, the future of WWE collides with the past, as Finn Bálor and the exciting stars of NXT stake their cla... + Read More
Series: 365 Things to Do with LEGO BricksLego Fun Every Day of the YearMixed media productSimon Hugo9781465453020$30.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Oct 04, 2016
Full of imaginative and fun LEGO® building ideas, 365 Things to Do with LEGO Bricks has games and activities that will keep kids busy every day of the year.365 Things to Do with LEGO® Bricks inspires you to look at your LEGO bricks in new and exciting ways. This interactive book features imaginative play and building ideas, from LEGO projects that take just a few minutes and require a handful of bricks to inspirational build ideas and activities to keep you occupied for hours.Visual tips and advice from LEGO fan builders will encourage you to g... + Read More
Series: The Amazing Book of Star WarsFeel the Force! Learn About Star Wars!HardcoverElizabeth Dowsett9781465454607$18.99JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Oct 04, 2016
Start your Padawan's training off right with The Amazing Book of Star Wars™, the perfect introduction for young fans to the Star Wars galaxy.Large pictures and short, simple sentences bring Star Wars to life for children aged 4 to 6 as they learn about the brave heroes, helpful droids, amazing aliens, and powerful foes from the saga. Favorite characters and fascinating vehicles are explored in a fun, age-appropriate way, from Yoda and Luke Skywalker to the Millennium Falcon and BB-8.The Amazing Book of Star Wars is the ideal companion for child... + Read More
Go beneath the surface of Disney•Pixar's ocean adventure movies Finding Dory and Finding Nemo with Disney•Pixar Finding Dory: The Essential Collection!A beautiful slipcase houses a Finding Dory Essential Guide and a fun sticker book. Find out about all the exciting new Finding Dory characters and explore key locations, themes, and iconic moments from the Finding Dory and Finding Nemo movies. With more than 60 reusable stickers and a novelty, light-up design coral reef on the front of the slipcase, Disney•Pixar Finding Dory: The Essential Collec... + Read More
Disney's Moana in theaters November 23, 2016!Set sail to the magical world of Disney's new movie with Disney Moana: The Essential Guide, an ideal companion to Disney's new, CG-animated, comedy-adventure.Find out everything you need to know about the newest Disney heroine, Moana, and her traveling companion, the once-mighty demigod Maui, on their incredible journey across the Pacific Ocean. Discover the beautiful locations of Oceania as they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible ... + Read More
It's a magical Christmas Eve, and all of the children in your town are sleeping. Well, all of the children but you! How could you possibly fall asleep when you know Santa and his sleigh are on their way?
It's a magical Christmas Eve and all of the children in your town are sleeping. Well, all of the children but you! How could you possibly fall asleep when you know Santa and his sleigh are on their way, and there's still so much left to do!
Series: Don't Touch This Book!Board bookBill Cotter9781492648048$9.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 1 - 4Oct 01, 2016
Larry the lovable monster from Don't Push the Button! is back with another hilarious, interactive adventure, now in board book format!I know what you're thinking: this is a pretty cool-looking book. But... DON'T TOUCH THIS BOOK! (Don't even try it, bub.)Okay, okay. You can touch, but you can only use ONE finger.Whoa. How'dyou do that?Larry is a loveable monster, but he has trouble sharing. It's up to you to show him how it's done!
Series: How to Be a HeroHardcoverFlorence Parry Heide9781452127101$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Oct 04, 2016
Once upon a time, there was a nice boy and his name was Gideon. He lived in a nice house, and he had nice parents and lots of toys. But Gideon wasn't satisfied. He wanted to be a hero. You know, a hero, with his name on the front page of the newspaper. That sort of thing. So how does anyone get to be a hero, anyway? Heroes have to be strong. Heroes have to be brave. Heroes have to be clever. Don't they? With wry humor, Florence Parry Heide and Chuck Groenink explore how we choose our idols in a witty story that leaves it to readers to decide th... + Read More
Star Log: Day 100. Base camp is lively. I greet my crewmates and admire their work. We have mastered many skills on our journey, but today brings a new milestone. There have been: 100 roll calls. 100 songs. 100 pledges. 100 challenging days full of exploration and triumph! Little ones will be over the moon as they celebrate school's 100th Day with this clever, dynamically illustrated book, and eager to suit up for another daring adventure exploring and conquering Planet Kindergarten.
Series: Bunny SlopesHardcoverClaudia Rueda9781452141978$21.99JUVENILE FICTION Oct 04, 2016
Time to tackle the bunny slope!Shake to help Bunny make it snow,tilt to help Bunny ski down the slope, andturn to help Bunny escape a cliff in his path. Is there any obstacle Bunny can't conquer? Bringing grins and guffaws with each turn of the page, readers will find Claudia Rueda's innovative bookmaking as entertaining as the twists and turns of a ski slope—and as satisfying as a cozy cup of hot cocoa.
Series: Cara's KindnessHardcoverKristi Yamaguchi9781492616863$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Oct 04, 2016
From the New York Times bestelling author Kristi Yamaguchi!When you pass on some kindness, it might make its way back to you...Cara the Cat is struggling with picking the perfect song for her new ice-skating routine. But when a friend in need turns up at the rink, Cara drops everything to lend a helping hand. All she asks is that he pay it forward! Before long, Cara's kindness is passed all around...and might even make its way back home!Kristi Yamaguchi is an ice-skating Olympic gold medalist and world champion who knows how to lend a helping ... + Read More
Series: How to CatchHow to Catch an ElfHardcoverAdam Wallace9781492646310$14.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Oct 04, 2016
A New York Times and USA Today Bestseller! "With delightful rhymes, How to Catch an Elf slots itself into place along such classics as "The Night Before Christmas."—Foreword ReviewsYou've been waiting all year long, and now it's finally Christmas Eve! Is this the year you'll finally catch an elf? Start a new Christmas tradition with this hilarious children's book from the creators of the New York Times best-seller How to Catch a Leprechaun!"It's Christmas Eve! Hip hip, hooray!Yes, Santa's coming 'round.He's bringing toys to girls and boysin eve... + Read More
Series: Henry & LeoHardcoverPamela Zagarenski9780544648111$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Oct 04, 2016
Leo isn’t just a stuffed toy, he is Henry’s best friend and brother. He is as real as a tree, a cloud, the sun, the moon, the stars, and the wind. But when the two are accidentally separated, no one in Henry’s family believes Leo is real enough to find his way home. With beautiful mixed-media paintings, the Caldecott Honor–winning artist Pamela Zagarenski explores the transcendent nature of friendship and love.
Series: Before MorningHardcoverJoyce Sidman9780547979175$24.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 7Oct 04, 2016
There are planes to fly and buses to catch, but a child uses the power of words, in the form of an invocation, to persuade fate to bring her family a snow day — a day slow and unhurried enough to spend at home together. In a spare text that reads as pure song and illustrations of astonishingly beautiful scratchboard art, Sidman and Krommes remind us that sometimes, if spoken from the heart, wishes really can come true.
Every day, everywhere, babies are born. They're kissed and dressed and rocked and fed--and completely adored by the families who love them. With an irresistible rhyming text and delightfully endearing illustrations, here is an exuberant celebration of playing, sleeping, crawling, and of course, very noisy babies doing all the wonderful things babies do best.
Series: Rebel GeniusesRebel GeniusHardcoverMichael Dante DiMartino9781626723368$23.99JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Oct 04, 2016
A new fantasy-adventure series from the co-creator of the hit animated showsAvatar: The Last Airbender andThe Legend of Korra!In twelve-year-old Giacomo's Renaissance-inspired world, art is powerful, dangerous, and outlawed. A few artists possess Geniuses, birdlike creatures that are the living embodiment of an artist's creative spirit. Those caught with one face a punishment akin to death, so when Giacomo discovers he has a Genius, he knows he's in serious trouble.Luckily, he finds safety in a secret studio where young artists and their Genius... + Read More
"Meet the new Ramona Quimby!" --Entertainment WeeklyGertie Reece Foy is 100% Not-From-Concentrate awesome. She has a daddy who works on an oil rig, a great-aunt who always finds the lowest prices at the Piggly Wiggly, and two loyal best friends. So when her absent mother decides to move away from their small town, Gertie sets out on her greatest mission yet: becoming the best fifth grader in the universe to show her mother exactly what she'll be leaving behind. There's just one problem: Seat-stealing new girl Mary Sue Spivey wants to be the bes... + Read More
In this follow-up toThis book just ate my dog!andWe’re in the wrong book!, Bella and Ben and that adorable dog are back for another (mis)adventure.Ben has a new remote-controlled toy; it has all kinds of buttons—Up, Down, Siren, Spin. He and Bella try pressing each one, but the remote doesn't seem to be working . . . at least, not on the toy. As things go haywire on the page, Bella and Ben realize their book is out of control! With a remote on the fritz, it'll take the help of the reader to put things right in this interactive story.
Series: Harry Potter Illustrated EditionsHarry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsDeluxe Illustrated Slipcase EditionHardcoverJ.K. Rowling9781408876831$300.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 9 - 11Oct 04, 2016
Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling full-colour illustrations in this stunning new collector's edition of J.K. Rowling'sHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. With paint, pencil and pixels, Kay conjures the wizarding world as we have never seen it before. Breathtaking scenes, dark themes and unforgettable characters – including Dobby and Gilderoy Lockhart – await inside as Harry and his friends, now in their second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, seek out a legendary chamber and the deadly secret that lies at it... + Read More
Prepare to be spellbound by Jim Kay's dazzling full-colour illustrations in this stunning new edition of J.K. Rowling'sHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Breathtaking scenes, dark themes and unforgettable characters – including Dobby and Gilderoy Lockhart – await inside this fully illustrated edition. With paint, pencil and pixels, award-winning illustrator Jim Kay conjures the wizarding world as we have never seen it before. Fizzing with magic and brimming with humour, this inspired reimagining will captivate fans and new readers alike, ... + Read More