Going to the swimming pool is an adventure, especially when you are small enough to fit in the lockers and stand beneath the hair dryer. Full of texture and love, join John J. as he explores the “big bathtub for lots of kids.”
- Canadian Children’s Book Centre “Our Choice” Award
- “Year’s Best 2000,” Resource Links
There is a certain beauty to a good story simply told. Farrell’s prose deftly captures the pure joy a toddler can wring out of packing a beach bag, playing hide and seek, puddling about in a kiddie’s pool, and even standing in front of an electric hair dryer.
– Canadian Book Review Annual
The language is so playful and the illustrations so amusing that the story is delightful to read.
– Jill Bryant,
Q&Q Books for Young People
To the Post Office
A daily walk to the post office in a small town is always fun, but it’s especially delightful when Mama isn’t in a hurry.
Lacey and the African Grandmothers
Lacey Little Bird is a 12-year-old girl from the Siksika First Nation in Alberta, who likes to spend time with her grandmother.
Based on the true story of a boy who escapes political turmoil in Ethiopia and shows up alone and terrified in Calgary.
An intergenerational story about meeting native animals in the woods. Written in English, it introduces words in Ojibwemowin.