Today's Parent talks top 10 kids' books with Breakfast Television!

Our fabulous editor-in-chief met with BT to chat about our top 10 favourite kids' books!

As you may know, we just launched our comprehensive list of The 100 Best Canadian Kids’ Books of All Time. It’s full of iconic Canadian classics and there are picks for kids of all ages. Our boss lady Sasha Emmons visited with Dina Pugliese on Breakfast Television to discuss the top 10 picks from our lengthy list. Which ones made the cut you ask? Watch it here!

  1. The Sky is Falling – Kit Pearson, Puffin 
  2. Anne of Green Gables – L.M. Montgomery, Penguin Canada 
  3. The Cremation of Sam McGee – Robert W. Service, Ted Harrison, Kids Can Press 
  4. Stella, Star of the Sea – Marie-Louise Gay, Groundwood Books 
  5. Silverwing – Kenneth Oppel, David Franklin, HarperTrophy Canada 
  6. The Hockey Sweater – Roch Carrier, Sheldon Cohen, Tundra Books 
  7. Lost in the Barrens – Farley Mowat, Emblem Editions 
  8. This is not my hat – Jon Klassen, Candlewick Press 
  9. The Paper Bag Princess – Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko, Annick Press 
  10. Shi-shi-etko – Nicola I. Campbell, Kim LaFave, Groundwood Books 

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