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Maritime Colours
A book of colours from Canada
Written and illustrated by J. R. Mason-Browne

Maritime Colours is a delightful introduction to the names of colours and places found throughout the Maritime, joining Maritime ABC and Maritime 123 on the library shelf of the very young reader.

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Are You Looking for Me?
Spot Nature Naturally
Written and photographed by Charlene Lewis

Finding the animal hiding in plain sight in each professional photograph of the natural world will both challenge and fascinate children. Charming, informative and interactive. Includes a glossary and colour-coded animal classification.

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Lunar Lifter
by Alison Delory

When Cameron and Erin use magic markers to decorate the giant refrigerator box, they never imagined that it would start a wild, real-life adventure! Suddenly finding themselves on the moon and faced with a series of problems to overcome, the siblings must rely on their imagination and new friends to find a way home.

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Jake and the Magic Telescope
by Sarah-Jane Boudreau
illustrated by Charlton H. Bullock

This is the story of Jake, a young boy with a magic telescope and a penchant for adventure. Jake and his trusty shipmate, Sidney the seagull, sail the swift schooner, Sea Mist, to mythical Mango Island where they search for adventure.

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Canadian Maple Syrup 
A Sweet Adventure
by Grayce Rogers
Illustrated by Marijke Simons

Based on the real-life story of the Allaway family of Tantallon, Nova Scotia. Cara and Brian William learn about maple syrup as their family hobby grows into Acadian Maple Products Ltd.

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Jigs and Reels
Cruises the Maritime Waters
by Marijke Simons

A pair of cousins go with their aunt and uncle on a cruise around Nova Scotia having many adventures on the trip, including the sighting of a right whale, leather back turtles, dolphins, a basking shark, puffins, piping plovers and a seal. Includes a glossary. 

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All Because of a Hat
byTaylor Redmond
Illustrated by Adam Murray 

How could a purple hat and two best friends cause such a kerfuffle in one day? In an effort to be his most beautiful self in his new birthday hat, Bentley a young bull moose, must rid his spring antlers of all their velvet. Journey with the two best friends as they recruit Raven the raven, Grayson the moose and Ellie the squirrel on a day they will never forget.

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Emily Finds a Dragon
by P.E. Burns

Building upon their success with Owen and the Dinosaur, this book is about Emily Aylesworth, who wants to be the best vet in the world, however, this new pet may be more than she can handle.

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Star’s Island
by Margaret O’Brien
Illustrated by Veselina Tomova

Star, a young Newfoundland pony, meets a seagull named Cordell, who shows her a bigger place than her small island home. Will Star be lured away by the excitement of the Big Island? 

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Maggie & Hero
Maggie and Hero
by Written by Margaret O’Brien
Illustrated by Veselina Tomova

This book is an affectionate look at two famous breeds of dog – the Newfoundland and the Yellow Labrador Retriever, in which the delightful tale of a puppy finding herself is made appealing by the beautiful illustrations.

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NipTuck
Nip & Tuck on the Bay of Fundy
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by Retold by Sara Budinger Peterson
Illustrated by Paula Dickey

A retelling of the popular children's classic from the 1930's. Good-hearted Tuck and naughty Nip participate in exciting adventures involving sea creatures, land animals and humans — along the Nova Scotian shores of the Bay of Fundy. With its timeless fables and engaging characters, this book is still great reading, or listening, for today's children.

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Owen & the Dinosaur

Owen and the Dinosaur
by P.E. Burns
Illustrated by Jennifer Aikman-Smith

When Owen sets out with his family to search for fossils in Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, he has no idea what a big adventure he’s about to have.

This charming tale of loyalty and a boy’s passion for dinosaurs is sure to captivate your heart as well as your imagination.

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Seemore of Tancook
Seemore of Tancook 
by Nancy Guest 

Seemore is a seagull with a problem, which is eventually solved with the help of Josh, a local boy, and Olivia, a young tourist. They realize that Seemore will be a happier seagull with a pair of red rubber boots.

In the process, we learn about life in coastal Nova Scotia and especially on Tancook Island, Seemore’s home.

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I Hate My Name
I Hate My Name
Written and illustrated by Thelma Morris-Fogarty

All the sheep on Rosanpuff Farm have beautiful names, except Sweater. He thinks his name is stupid and dumb. He takes his anger out on everyone, butting small lambs and knocking over water buckets, until Licorice tells him a story.

Sweater learns about wool and how his name really is special. He soon becomes a kind and happy sheep.

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Freckles and the Chicks
Freckle and the Chicks 
Written and illustrated by Thelma Morris-Fogarty

• Rosanpuff Publishing
• Size: 8.5" x 11"
• 32 pages
• Perfect bound paperback
• ISBN 0-9687745-1-2
• Price: $12.95

 
 

 

 
Licorice and the Brown Sweater
Licorice and the Brown Sweater
by Written and illustrated by Thelma Morris-Fogarty

• Rosanpuff Publishing
• Size: 8.5" x 11"
• 32 pages
• Perfect bound paperback
• ISBN 0-9687745-0-4
• Price: $12.95

 

 

     

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