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We love eight-year-olds! They’re just the right age for all kinds of fun. They still love the pretend play they’ve been enjoying for years, yet they’re also ready to move ahead into more advanced toys and learning. All of these toys and activities will appeal to their natural sense of fun and wonder.

 

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By Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Michael Martchenko

It's pyjama day at school, and Andrew has brought the perfect pair of pyjamas to wear. They feel perfect, they smell perfect, and they even taste perfect. In fact, they are so perfect that as soon as he puts them (yawn) . . . on (yawn) . . . he falls into a deep, deep (zzzzzzz) sleep. Everyone tries to wake him — his friends, the teachers, his sister — but no luck! Is it possible that a perfect pair of pyjamas can make you miss morning recess, lunchtime, AND afternoon recess?

Softcover storybook containing 32 pages.

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This is the story of how a little boy goes through the stages of childhood and becomes a man. It is also about the enduring nature of parents' love and how it crosses generations. This is a book both adults and children will enjoy over and over again

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By Jon Klassen

When a tiny fish shoots into view wearing a round blue topper (which happens to fit him perfectly), trouble could be following close behind. So it’s a good thing that enormous fish won’t wake up. And even if he does, it’s not like he’ll ever know what happened. . . . Visual humour swims to the fore as the best-selling Jon Klassen follows his breakout debut with another deadpan-funny tale.

Hardcover containing 40 pages.

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By Victoria Kann

This box of totally collectible Pinkalicious treasures contains 3 softcover books: Pinkalicious and the Pink Drink, School Rules!, and Tickled Pink; a colour-it-yourself poster; dozens of stickers; and 3 double-sided crayons.

Measures approximately 9" wide x 10.25" high.

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By Dr. Seuss

Poor Dick and Sally. It's cold and wet and they're stuck in the house with nothing to do...until a giant cat in a hat shows up, transforming the dull day into a madcap adventure and almost wrecking the place in the process! Written by Dr. Seuss in 1957 in response to concerns about growing illiteracy among children, The Cat in the Hat (the first Random House Beginner Book) changed the way our children learn how to read!

In 1957, Seuss's The Cat in the Hat became the prototype for the best-selling series, Beginner Books. This popular series combined engaging stories with outrageous illustrations and playful sounds to teach basic reading skills. Brilliant, playful, and always respectful of children, Dr. Seuss has charmed his way into the consciousness of 4 generations of youngsters and parents. Help your kids learn to read the Dr. Seuss way!

Winner of the 1957 Association for Childhood Education International Books for Children Bibliography Award, and the 1957 Horn Book Children's Classics Award.

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By Phoebe Gilman

No one can keep with Jillian Jiggs. With boundless energy and imagination, Jillian rushes from game to game. One minute she's a robot, the next minute she's a tree! How can she take time to clean up her room when there are so many wonderful things to make and do?

Gilman's bright watercolour illustrations perfectly capture the fun that Jillian and her friends have dressing up. Young readers are sure to be won over by Gilman's lively rhyming text and her equally playful pictures.

Softcover, containing 36 pages.

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By P. D. Eastman, Joan Heilbroner, Robert Lopshire, Mike McClintock, Al Perkins and Marilyn Sadler

Here are 6 of your favourite beginner books all together in one! Flip open to read, 'Stop That Ball!', 'I Want to Be Somebody New!', 'Sam and the Firefly', 'The Very Bad Bunny', 'The Digging-est Dog' and 'Robert the Rose Horse'. These books are fun to read aloud, easy to read alone and impossible to put down. The wording is often rhyming, the lettering is large and there are lots of pictures to go along with each story. The next time it's storytime at your house, you may not be the one reading anymore!

Hardcover containing 344 pages.

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It's the Grazers vs Biters exciting soccer match! When veggie-nibbling Grazers and meat-munching Biters take to the soccer field, it’s a showdown of prehistoric proportions. Diplodocus shows an herbivore’s soft touch and strikes first for the Grazers. But Gallimimus takes a pass from the twin Pterodactyls on the wings and finishes it off to even things up for the Biters. In the second half, Apatosaur scores the go-ahead goal for the veggie-side, but then a brawl results in red cards for both teams. Hungry to tie the game, Biter Allosaurus takes advantage. Now it’s 2-2, setting up the teeth-gnashing, claw-curling final minutes. . . .

This hardcover book includes bright illustraions that seem to jump out of the pages, easy text for a beginner or near beginner reader and 32 pages of dinosaur vs dinosaur fun!

Measures approximately 11" long x 9" wide.

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By Ludwig Bemelmans

The Spanish Ambassador has moved next door, and Madeline knows right away that his son, Pepito, is bad news. He's mean to animals! Then one day Pepito goes too far--will a run-in with an angry cat be enough to reform this bad hat?

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By Ludwig Bemelmans

Pepito has moved to England. To help celebrate his birthday, Miss Clavel and the girls pay him a visit. When his mother won't let Pepito keep one of his birthday presents, a horse, Madeline is more than willing to help out.

Softcover contains 52 pages.

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By Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Michael Martchenko

Ciara is tired of hauling her hockey gear across gown to play on the rink. It makes no sense — there is a perfectly good frozen river in her own backyard! She decides to make her own rink on the frozen river for her team, the River Rats. When they play their final match on the froze river, the ice starts to crack! But Ciara keeps playing, the ice starts to drift . . . and Ciara is determined to score!

Softcover, containing 32 pages.

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By Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Michael Martchenko

"Kristen," said her mother, 'would you like to see your new baby brother?" When Kristen lifts up the blanket she gets a big surprised. "That," says Kristen, "is not my baby brother. Its a baby alligator!" Where is Kristen's real baby brother and how will she get him back?

Robert Munsch is a storyteller who has written over forty books, including 'The Paper Bag Princess' and 'Love You Forever'. He made up this story for a girl named Kristen on her sixth birthday. Later, Kristen drew pictures for the story and made it into a book of her own. So there are two versions of 'Alligator Baby': this one, for everybody, and one for Kristen that is just for her.

Softcover, containing 32 pages.

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By Barbara Reid

The innovative illustrator Barbara Reid's wonderfully colourful, softly three-dimensional Plasticine artwork comes to life in a fresh interpretation of a classic song in this picture book. Replete with cheerful animal couples, a benevolent Noah and his smiling wife, Two by Two captures the childish imagination with a plethora of witty details, familiar, lively rhymes and the almost pop-up quality of the kinetic, sculpted drawings. To save his family from the flood Noah builds a huge ark to hold all the animals. No ark since Noah's own has shown such colour and diversity of life as that of Barbara Reid and her plasticine animals.

Softcover, containing 32 pages.

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By Janell Cannon

Separated from her mother and adopted by a bird family before she is old enough to fly, Stellaluna finds out that not all winged creatures eat fruit. But swallowing food that crawls is just one of the many amazing things this little fruit bat must learn to do! Not all are lessons in survival, however. For as Stellaluna adapts to the habits of her new family, she learns the essence of friendship in humorous and touching ways.

Hardcover containing 48 pages.

Winner of American Bookseller's Book of the Year Award, California Young Reader Medal, Keystone to Reading Book Award, Southern California Council on Literature for Young People Award and a "Reading Rainbow" Feature and Review Book and Publisher's Weekly Children's Bestseller.

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By Peter H. Reynolds

A frustrated grade school artist, Vashti sits slumped over her blank piece of paper at the end of art class: "I just CAN'T draw!" she tells her teacher. Her teacher first uses wit, then subtle yet clever encouragement to inspire her student to go beyond her insecurities and become, in the words of a younger boy who "can't" draw either, "a really great artist".

Hardcover containing 32 pages.

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By Robert Munsch, Illustrated by Michael Martchenko

Finally it's time for Lauretta to get a new wheelchair. But she isn't satisfied with a regular 5- or 10-speed model. Nothing will do but a 92-speed black, silver and red dirt-bike wheelchair!

When Lauretta gets a speeding ticket during her one-day tryout of the super wheels, her parents tell her the wheelchair has to go back. But when her brother has an accident, only Lauretta and her 92-speed black, silver and red dirt-bike wheelchair can get him to the hospital in time!

This fun filled 30 page soft cover book is a great addition to your Robert Munsch collection or a first addition that you can build your collection with!

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By H.A. Rey

In this, the original book about the curious monkey, George is taken from the jungle by the man in the yellow hat. Read about the first time George meets the man in the yellow hat and their first adventure!

Softcover containing 54 pages.

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By Peter Maloney, Illustrated by Felicia Zekauskas

Do you believe in Magic? Tracy does. When she starts using Wayne Gretzky's hockey stick, won by her parents at a charity auction, she suddenly becomes the best player on her hockey team. She hasn't become a better player overnight - it's the magic of the Great One's stick! But while Tracy's star is on the rise, Wayne's steadily dropping. He's in the greatest slump of his career. Tracy knows that Wayne needs his magic stick back, but she needs it too. The question is: Who needs it the most?

Softcover, contains 32 pages.

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Retold by Arlene Mosel, Illustrated by Blair Lent

Tikki Tikki Tembo-No Sa Rembo-Chari Bari Ruchi-Pip Peri Pembo is the name of a mother's first, and most honoured son. It means, "the most wonderful thing in the whole wide world"! Beautifully illustrated by Blair Lent, this award-winning story follows this child and his little brother as they help tell the adventurous and dangerous story of why names in China are now kept short.

Softcover containing 40 pages.

Winner of the Horn Book Award.

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