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Pamela Pollock’s Perilous Adventure
by Elizabet Stevens
Illustrator: Robert Lyon

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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Midnight Marauders
by Geraldine Tuck

This 1931 adventure highlights rum runners along Nova Scotia’s south shore. When eleven- year-old Dan Veinott boards the Martha Rae, he discovers that the town peddler, Corker, is smuggling rum. But he can’t tell his father because he owes Corker his life. Join Dan and his friend Becky as they try to foil Percy Brown’s illegal business. For things to change on the baseball lot, they must also face the town bully. First published in 1991, Midnight Marauders was selected as an Our Choice book by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre.

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Moonlight Marauders
by Geraldine Tuck

Junior detective Dan Veinotte and his best friend, Becky Wentzelle, are on a wild treasure hunt to find the missing gold nuggets. This is the second book in the Marauder Mystery Series, after bestselling Midnight Marauders.

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Christmas Star Power
by David Weale
Illustrator: Wilna Clark-Gerami

David Weale, 2014 winner of the TD book giveaway for children, and author of The True Meaning of Crumbfest, a best-selling Christmas classic, offers us this heart-warming celebration of a family reunited on Christmas Eve.

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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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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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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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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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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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