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Mortimer

By Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Classic Munsch

Mortimer will not be quiet and go to sleep. Not for his mother, or his father, or his seventeen sisters and brothers, not even for the police.

Murmel, Murmel, Murmel

By Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Classic Munsch

What in the world is Robin going to do with the baby she finds in her sandbox?

“Murmel, murmel, murmel,” is all Robin hears coming from a hole in her sandbox. When she reaches down and out pops a baby, ...

Something Good

By Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Classic Munsch

“Something good” is exactly what Tyya, Andrew and Julie want to put into their shopping cart. Tyya’s dad won’t buy anything good at the store—no ice cream, no candy, no cookies. But when the ...

Beware the Monster!

By Michaël Escoffier
Illustrated by Amandine Piu
Categories: Children's Fiction

Can a monster ever eat too much?
Wolves, ogres, and giants have always populated children’s books.  That little bit of fear that they inspire is what makes storytime so exciting. In this book, young ...

Purple, Green and Yellow

Brigid really, really loves markers. She convinces her mom to buy a new set of five hundred washable coloring markers, then five hundred coloring markers that smell, then five super-indelible-never-come-off-till-you’re-dead-and-maybe-even-later ...

Pigs

Pigs are smarter than you think!

When Megan’s dad tells her not to let the pigs out of their pen, curiosity gets the better of her. Why not? Pigs are too dumb to do anything anyway . . . or are they? ...

Stephanie's Ponytail

By Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Classic Munsch

None of the kids in her class wear a ponytail, so Stephanie decides she must have one. The loud, unanimous comment from her classmates is: “Ugly, ugly, very ugly. ” Steadfast, when all the girls have ...

Thomas' Snowsuit

By Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Classic Munsch

Thomas thinks his new snowsuit is the ugliest thing he has ever seen in his whole entire life. When his mother, his teacher, and even his principal try to get him to put it on, his answer is, “NNNNNO. ...

Tournament Trouble (Cross Ups, Book 1)

By Sylv Chiang
Illustrated by Connie Choi
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Cross Ups

An exciting new middle reader series.
All twelve-year-old Jaden wants to do is be the best at Cross Ups, the video game he and his friends can’t stop playing. He knows he could be—if only he didn’t ...

The Best Medicine

What do you do when you’re a twelve-year-old kid and your mother gets breast cancer?Philip Wright is twelve years old and life is pretty good. He has a comfortable relationship with his mother and gets ...