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Emerging Readers

Congratulations on having a newly/almost-independent reader! Here are some stories to kickstart your child's reading journey.
  • Barkus: Dog Dreams

    $12.30

    Written by Patricia MacLachlan  |  Illustrated by Marc BoutavantpaperbackFrom Newbery-award winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes the second boo...

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  • Barkus

    $12.30

    Written by Patricia MacLachlan  |  Illustrated by Marc Boutavantpaperback Meet Barkus. Barkus is loyal. Barkus is generous. Barkus is family.The ex...

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  • Flubby Is Not a Good Pet!

    $8.50

    Written by J. E. Morrispaperback Meet Flubby – the lovably lazy feline who prefers a purr-fectly laid-back lifestyle!Flubby is a big, sleepy cat w...

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  • Flubby Will Not Play with That

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    Written and Illustrated by J. E. MorrispaperbackWhen Freddy brings home a bag full of toys for Flubby, the uninterested cat isn’t enthusiastic abou...

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  • Truth or Lie: Dinosaurs!

    $8.50

    Written by Erica S. Perl  |  Illustrated by Michael SlackpaperbackDinosaur fanatics will love hunting down the truth about their favourite prehisto...

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  • Truth or Lie: Sharks!

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    Written by Erica S. Perl  |  Illustrated by Michael SlackpaperbackShark lovers will enjoy hunting down the truth about their favourite ocean predat...

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  • Twinky The Dinky Dog

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    Written by Kate Klimo  |  Illustrated by Michael FlemingpaperbackMeet Twinky the Dinky Dog, whose only problem is that he doesn’t feel dinky at all...

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  • Monster Trucks!

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    Written by Susan E. Goodman  |  Photographs by Michael J. DoolittlepaperbackWhether racing over ramps, plowing through mud, or crushing cars, monst...

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  • The Best Mistake Ever! And Other Stories

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Richard ScarrypaperbackIn this Step 3 levelled reader, author Richard Scarry presents three funny tales about happily re...

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  • Alexander and The Wind-Up Mouse

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Leo LionnipaperbackEveryone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and...

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  • Uni the Unicorn: Uni's First Sleepover

    $8.50

    Written by Amy Krouse Rosenthal  |  Illustrated by Brigette BarragerpaperbackJoin Uni the Unicorn on this all-new Step into Reading adventure in th...

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  • One Hundred Shoes

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    Written by Charles Ghigna  |  Illustrated by Bob StaakepaperbackCentipede has one hundred feet. One hundred feet means one hundred shoes. How in ...

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  • Elephant Joe, Brave Firefighter!

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    Written and Illustrated by David WojtowyczpaperbackElephant Joe stars as a brave firefighter with his trusty sidekick, Zebra Pete. While camping, t...

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  • Big Shark, Little Shark Go to School

    $8.50

    Written by Anna Membrino  |  Illustrated by Tim BudgenpaperbackJust when you thought it was safe to read an early reader... SHARK!This fun Step 1 b...

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  • Storybots: Tyrannosaurus Rex

    $8.50

    Written by Jibjab Bros StudiospaperbackFans of the StoryBots will recognise the colourful art from the hugely popular dinosaur video “Tyrannosaurus...

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  • Duck & Cat's Rainy Day

    $8.50

    Written and Illustrated by Carin BramsenpaperbackIt’s a rainy day on the farm for Duck and Cat. What’s a duo to do? Featuring a playful rhyming tex...

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  • Go, Go, Trucks!

    $8.50

    Written by Jennifer Liberts  |  Illustrated by Mike YamadapaperbackA brother and sister discover all kinds of trucks as they travel through their o...

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  • Rocket the Brave!

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    Written and Illustrated by Tad HillspaperbackRocket is happily chasing a butterfly through the meadow when it disappears into the woods. As much as...

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  • I Like Fish

    $8.50

    Written by Margaret Wise Brown  |  Illustrated by G. Brian KaraspaperbackThis Step 1 reader derives from a poem by the author of Goodnight Moon, ch...

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  • Time For School, Little Dinosaur

    $8.50

    Written by Gail Herman  |  Illustrated by Michael FlemingpaperbackWho’s ready to go back to school? Little Dinosaur is! Though his friend Spikey te...

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  • The Story of Gigantosaurus

    $14.90

    Based on the books by Jonny DuddlepaperbackThe perfect introduction into the world of Gigantosaurus. Meet the characters, explore the Cretaceous wo...

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  • Gigantosaurus: The Lost Egg

    $14.90

    Based on the books by Jonny DuddlepaperbackMazu, Tiny, Rocky and Bill are back for another prehistoric adventure. After discovering a lost dinosaur...

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  • Gigantosaurus: Don't Cave In

    $14.90

    Based on the books by Jonny DuddlepaperbackMazu, Tiny, Rocky and Bill are back for another prehistoric adventure. When the four friends find themse...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 1: Unicorn of the Sea!

    $12.90

    Written and Illustrated by Ben Clantonpaperback Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 2: Super Narwhal and Jelly Jolt

    $12.90

    Written and Illustrated by Ben ClantonpaperbackNarwhal and Jelly are back in action for a SUPER adventure! Join Super Narwhal and sidekick Jelly J...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 3: Peanut Butter and Jelly

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    Written and Illustrated by Ben ClantonpaperbackNarwhal and Jelly are back and Narwhal has a new obsession - peanut butter! He’s so obsessed he eve...

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  • Narwhal and Jelly 4: Narwhal's Otter Friend

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    Written and Illustrated by Ben ClantonpaperbackNarwhal and Jelly . . . and Otty?! Exuberant Narwhal and skeptical Jelly test the waters of adding ...

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  • The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow

    $14.00

    Written by Andy Griffiths  |  Illustrated by Terry Dentonpaperback Look inside!This book has a mouse with a house,and a mole in a hole,and a squir...

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  • Wolfie And Fly

    $15.50

    Written by Cary Fagan  |  Illustrated by Zoe SipaperbackA classic story of imagination, friendship, adventure and speeding through the ocean in a c...

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  • Real Pigeons Fight Crime

    $15.00

    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackDid you know your city is protected by a secret squad of crime-fighting pigeons? It...

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  • Real Pigeons Nest Hard

    $13.50

    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackWhat do REAL PIGEONS do? They nest, of course! And when they nest, they nest HARD.P...

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  • Real Pigeons Splash Back

    $15.00

    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackThe world’s greatest crime-fighting pigeons are making a BIG SPLASH as they try to ...

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  • Real Pigeons Eat Danger

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    Written by Andrew McDonald  |  Illustrated by Ben WoodpaperbackWhat do Real Pigeons do? They EAT DANGER, of course! This squad of crime-fighting fe...

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  • Princess Cora and the Crocodile

    $11.90

    Written by Laura Amy Schlitz  |  Illustrated by Brian FlocapaperbackA Newbery Medalist and a Caldecott Medalist join forces to give an over-schedul...

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    If You Love Cooking, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by Elizabeth Dennis  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackLearn all about the cool jobs you could have if you love cooking in this non-fi...

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    If You Love Video Games, You Could Be...

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    Written by Thea Feldman  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackLearn all about the careers you could have if you love video games in this series t...

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  • If You Love Fashion, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by May Nakamura  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackDo you love fashion and everything about clothes? Then you can become a fashion des...

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    If You Love Dolphins, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by May Nakamura  |  Illustrated by May NakamurapaperbackDo you love dolphins and the ocean? Then you could be a marine biologist, an aquati...

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  • If You Love Robots, You Could Be...

    $8.50

    Written by May Nakamura  |  Illustrated by Natalie KweepaperbackDo you love robots? Is your family’s robot vacuum your favorite thing in the house?...

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  • Charlie & Mouse

    $12.30

    Written by Laurel Snyder  |  Illustrated by Emily Hughespaperback Four hilarious stories, two inventive brothers, one irresistible book! Join Charl...

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  • Charlie & Mouse & Grumpy

    $12.30

    Written by Laurel Snyder  |  Illustrated by Emily HughespaperbackIn this heartwarming sequel to Laurel Snyder's beginning chapter book Charlie &...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Sad

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIf feeling blue isn’t bad enough, it’s even worse without your best furry fri...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Jealous

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIn This Makes Me Jealous, a young girl is proud of being the star athlete at ...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Happy

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackThis Makes Me Happy follows a young girl on a field trip to the fair, complet...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Angry

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIn This Makes Me Angry, a young boy is not having a good day. And between the...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Scared

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackA young boy is terrified about taking swim lessons. The water is cold, chlorin...

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  • Dealing with Feelings: This Makes Me Silly

    $8.50

    Written by Courtney Carbone  |  Illustrated by Hilli KushnirpaperbackIn This Makes Me Silly, a little girl and her brother go with their family to ...

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  • A Positive Power Story: I Am Thankful

    $8.50

    Written by Suzy Capozzi  |  Illustrated by Eren UntenpaperbackIt’s Thanksgiving Day, and there’s a lot to be done before turkey time! I Am Thankfu...

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