children's books

Spring into Storytime with Angus All Aglow

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘Angus All Aglow’, written by Heather Smith and illustrated by Alice Carter. Angus Loves sparkly things so much that he wears his grandma’s beaded necklace to school. When he is teased, his interest in sparkly things stops…or so he thinks.

Spring into Storytime with Fifty Below Zero

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘Fifty Below Zero’, written by Robert Munsch and illustrated by Michael Martchenko. Jason’s dad sleepwalks and every time Jason wakes up, he finds his dad asleep in different parts of the house, like on the fridge and in the bath. Then Jason has an idea that he hopes will solve the problem.

Spring into Storytime with He Came with the Couch

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘He Came with the Couch’, written and illustrated by David Slonim.  This is a funny story about what happens when Sophie’s family find the perfect couch…only to discover that something unexpected has come with it.

Spring into Storytime with A Penguin Story

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘A Penguin Story’, written and illustrated by Antoinette Portis. This is a story about Edna, a penguin who only knows about three colours, black, white and blue. So, she goes on a quest to discover more colours.

Spring into Storytime with Castle on Hester Street

book title For this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘Castle on Hester Street’, written by Linda Heller and illustrated by Boris Kulikov. Julie enjoys listening to her grandfather’s stories about how he started a new life in New York after travelling from Russia…even if his stories are very, very different from her grandmother’s versions.

Spring into Storytime with All Aboard the Dinotrain

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘All Aboard the Dinotrain’, written by Deb Lund and illustrated by Howard Fine. This is a fun story about a bunch of dinosaurs who have great difficulties trying to control a runaway train.

STEM Recommended Reading for Children

logoExplore the concepts of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) through exciting, funny, and memorable stories. Is truth stranger than fiction? Well it's every bit as thrilling, that's for sure.To follow is a selection of novels for all ages that explore the worlds of STEM through the imaginative art of storytelling that are sure to spark excitement and creativity. All available to borrow from Borrowbox with your library card!

Spring into Storytime with Clark the Shark

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Clark the Shark, written by Bruce Hale and illustrated by Guy Francis. Clark is a shark that loves school but he keeps annoying everyone by being too rough. Then he comes up with a rhyming idea that solves his problem.

Spring into Storytime with Once Upon a Balloon

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Once Upon a Balloon, written by Bree Galbraith and illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant.  When Theo is upset after he lets go of his balloon, he is amazed when his brother Zeke tells him where it has gone.

Spring into Storytime with Lost and Found, Story 1: Molly

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Lost and Found, Story 1: Molly, written and illustrated by Jim LaMarche. When Anna is lost in the woods, she asks her dog Molly to help find her way home.

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