Melanie Métivier reviews three new children's picture books from Groundwood Books.
The day before Groundhog Day though is Groundhog Night, and as Sam discovers, other animals have shadows, too.
In her new picture book, Two Crows, Susan Vande Griek reimagines the haunting Scottish Gaelic ballad Twa Corbies as a read-aloud counting book for children (and adults) of all ages.
Join a humpback whale calf as she discovers many new sights and sounds during her first summer in the waters surrounding Newfoundland. Though the world around her constantly changes, one thing remains the same—her mother is always by her side!
Four reviews of new picture books for children from Maine's Islandport Press.
Runs with the Stars is entertaining and touching in its own right. It also offers a glimpse of history and an acknowledgement of the dedicated efforts of those who are working to bring back the Ojibwe horse.
Molly is a young German Shepherd dog who has been waiting in the animal shelter, hoping to get adopted. Though Molly has a paw that's a little different, she can still run like the wind.
The Lonely Little Lighthouse by Lana Shupe is a heartwarming picture book about a lighthouse. At least on its surface. This true story is based upon the life of one lighthouse in particular- the Sandy Point Lighthouse in Lana’s hometown of Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
Alexander loves his grandma and all of the wonderful things she makes for him. But when Nanny surprises Alexander with a present that's not so wonderful, he has to figure out how to make it to the end of picture day wearing his itchy, sweaty, scratchy, woolly sweater.
Samantha's Sandwich Stand is an inspiring story about believing in yourself, accepting help from others when something doesn't succeed at first, and celebrating each other's differences.
Hare B&B by Bill Richardson, illustrated by Bill Pechet, is a humorous story of a hare and its seven siblings, who run a bed and breakfast.
Two new Children's picture books by Lori Doody, published by Running the Goat Books & Broadsides.
Based on the true story of the author’s biological mother and aunt, this middle-grade novel traces the long and frightening journey of two Kaska Dena sisters as they are taken from their home to attend residential school.
Groundwood Books was founded in 1978 by Patricia Aldana with a mandate to publish children’s books of the highest possible quality for all ages, which has grown to include fiction, picture books, graphic novels and nonfiction. Here's a look at five of their most recent titles for children.
ittle Wolf by Teoni Spathelfer, is an uplifting story of an Indigenous girl living in a big city, and how she stays connected to her heritage.