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Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Sit back, relax and get cozy with your young readers as the leaves start to change with these new fall books.

By Emily Piccinin

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

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From toddler to big kid, here's a list of not-to-be-missed books just in time for back-to-school. 

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Sam & Dave Dig a Hole

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 

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Once Upon An Alphabet

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

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Take Away the A

Written by Michaël Escoffier and illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo, Enchanted Lion Books

When you take the A out of a word, it becomes something else entirely. This topsy-turvy book explores how silly words can seem!

Where to buy: Indigo, $17

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

The Nuts: Bedtime at the Nut House

Written by Eric Litwin and illustrated by Scott Magoon, Little, Brown Books

Mama Nut says it’s time to go to bed, but Hazel and Wally just can’t stop singing. Will they sing themselves to sleep?

Where to buy: Indigo, $16

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Sam's Pet Temper

Written by Sangeeta Bhadra, illustrated by Marion Arbona, Kids Can Press

After getting very upset at the park one day, Sam meets his temper, who is very difficult to control. Follow along as Sam figures out how to tame his anger all on his own.

Where to buy: Indigo, $15

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Dojo Daycare

Written and illustrated by Chris Tougas, Owlkids Books

Teeny ninjas are bursting with energy, and sometimes take it out on each other. But with the help of their teacher, they learn about kindness and respect.

Where to buy: Indigo, $13

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Louise Loves Art

Written and illustrated by Kelly Light, HarperCollins

This miniature artiste has a whole lot of passion for her work. Her little brother, Art, has his own creative flair, but Louise has a hard time appreciating his masterpiece.

Where to buy: Indigo, $17 

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Sisters

Written by Raina Telgemeier, Scholastic

This sequel to the best-selling graphic novel Smile shows a big sister learning what it really takes to welcome a new baby to the family.

Where to buy: Amazon.ca, $17

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

I am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World

(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

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Peekaboo Barn

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

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Dear Panda

Written and illustrated by Miriam Latimer, Owlkids Books 

When Flo moves to a new school and finds out she has to stand in front of the class to tell them about herself, she gets nervous. But with the help of her new friend Panda, she conquers her fear!

Where to buy: Indigo, $15

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

Secret Life of Squirrels

Written by Nancy Rose, Penguin

Mr. Peanuts is not like other squirrels. He’d much rather play the piano, read books and have his relatives over for company than scour for nuts!

Where to buy: Indigo, $16

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Gus & Me

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

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

That's Not My Fox

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

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

The Madman of Piney Woods

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

Fall books: 15 new titles for all ages

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