Written Mac Barnett and illustrated by Jon Klassen, Candlewick Press
I Want My Hat Back’s Jon Klassen has helped create another exciting title. This story is about two boys who are on a mission to find something marvelous. They dig and dig and dig until, finally, they find the most spectacular thing.
Where to buy: Indigo, $19
Written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, HarperCollins
The award-winning author of Lost and Found has written a story about every letter of the alphabet. Whether it’s about dangerous Delilah, or robots who don’t like rust, the alphabet sure has a lot of storytelling to do.
Where to buy: Amazon.ca, $17
(Young Reader’s Edition) Written by Malala Yousafzai (with Patricia McCormick), Little, Brown Books
Malala Yousafzai tells her inspirational story of how she risked her life to defend her right to education. Written for school-aged readers, so that they, too, can learn her message of hope.
Where to buy: Indigo, $15
Written by Nat Sims and illustrated by Nathan Tabor, Random House
This adorable lift-the-flap book has got all your barnyard friends making noises.
Where to buy: Amazon.ca, $9
Written by Keith Richards and illustrated by Theodora Dupree Richards, Hachette
Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards has written a story about his very first guitar, given to him by his beloved grandfather. We learn all about how this rock ’n’ roll legend’s love for music was first influenced.
Where to buy: Indigo, $16
Written by Fiona Watts and illustrated by Rachel Wells, HarperCollins
Your littlest reader will love to read and touch the latest in this popular board book series. (Don’t forget to spot the mouse!)
Where to buy: Amazon.ca, $11
Written by Christopher Paul Curtis, Scholastic
By the author of the award-winning Elijah Buxton, this book tells the story of two young adventurers Benji and Red and their curious encounters with a strange presence in the forest.
Where to buy: Amazon.ca, $19
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