Kids’ Books

by Lanan, Jessica
A fisherman takes his son for a trip on the water, where they encounter a whale entangled in a net. They try to help and quickly sense a connection that transcends the animal kingdom. Dramatic watercolour illustrations bring to life a wordless story about wonder and the natural world. Stunning watercolour illustrations. Very imaginative. Ages 3 to 6.
48 Pages • hardcover • 2019
by Scott, Lisa Ann
A playful parody of Goodnight Moon, featuring pirates, a narwhal, a sleepy mermaid, and creatures of the ocean. Join the mermaid as she says goodnight to the lagoon--to the pirate and the dune, to the whales and sails, to the seashells and the ship bells. Ages 4 to 8.
40 Pages • hardcover • 2019
by Slater, Dashka
In this enchanting tale of friendship and adventure, Marco the fox sets off on a voyage with a crew of deer and pigeons. Marco has many questions--How deep does the sun go, when it sinks into the sea? Why do birds have such lizardy feet?--but the other foxes he knows don't share his curiosity. So when a magnificent antlered ship captained by a deer comes looking for crew, Marco signs on, hoping to discover other curious foxes. On a voyage filled with adventure and intrigue, Marco answers his most important question: What's the best way to find a friend you can talk to? Ages 4 to 8.
48 Pages • hardcover • 2017
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by Ellis, Paula
Here's a wonderful educational tool, ideal for long car and boat rides as well as quiet time. Young readers can explore the history, geography, nature, and commerce of the Great Lakes with region-specific illustrations to colour, word games, conned the dots exercises, bingo games, and more. Sure to entertain kids for hours. Ages 5 to 10.
64 Pages • softcover • 2015
by Lenski, Lois
Mr. Small is a sailor in this maritime adventure. Captain Small and his dog, Tinker, sail and fish together. When a storm comes Captain Small heads for the safety of shore. A comforting, nostalgic story full of information about sailing. Board book. Ages 0 to 3.
56 Pages • hardcover • 2018
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by Gramatky, Hardie
Little Toot is a tugboat who doesn't want to tug--he'd rather make figure eights in the harbour and bother all the other tugboats. But when he ends up all alone on the open water as a storm rolls in, it's up to him to save an ocean liner. This abridged storybook version of Hardie Gramatky's classic tale--celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2019--is sure to delight a whole new generation of readers. Ages 3 to 6.
32 Pages • softcover • 2019
by Lavery, Brian, Sebastian Quigley & Nicholas Forder
This book takes young readers on an epic journey through maritime history, with introductions to Viking longboats, marauding pirate galleons, the ill-fated Titanic, and even modern aircraft carriers. The book's slide-out and lifting sections provide a peek inside iconic ships where famous sailors, explorers, and adventurers are at work. This interactive book also features great feats of nautical engineering, human endurance, and the social history of the high seas. Ages 8 to 12.
32 Pages • hardcover • 2017
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by Frank, Jo
"In a seaside town on a cozy little bay,

ships of all kinds often dock for the day.

There a man lives loved by tourists and fishers,

known through the world to do magic with scissors."

With his perfectly coifed pompadour, our protagonist, Arthur Garber, must set aside providing cuts for tourists and naval crews when he is met with the challenge of his life: A castaway with wild hair floats ashore hoping to look normal, once more.
by Pfister, Marcus
The Rainbow Fish, with his shimmering scales, is the most beautiful fish in the ocean. But he is proud and vain and none of the other fish want to be his friend--until he learns to give away some of his most prized possessions. Ages 4 to 6.
26 Pages • hardcover • 1992
Three Bears in a Boat
by Soman, David
Three bears set off in a little boat to find a new shell to replace one they accidentally broke. Adventures ensue: vast seas, huge whales, salty sailors, and a treacherous storm. This beautifully illustrated book also carries a lesson about taking responsibility for your actions. Ages 3 to 5.
40 Pages • hardcover • 2014
by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin
Around the gleaming channel, where the water?s deep and wide, tall ships stretch their sails and the ever so brave mighty tug leads the way across the waves. To the rescue in the busy, busy harbor, the little tug saves the day every time. Mighty Tug is the smallest, strongest, and bravest boat of all. Ages 4 to 8.
40 Pages • hardcover • 2018
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