Books to Get This Season

Give thanks for the changing of the seasons
Apple Cake: A Gratitude

by Dawn Casey and Genevieve Godbout

9781786032157

$15.99 | Ages 3+

 

 

In this simple rhyming story, a child says thank you for the gifts nature provides, from hazelnuts in the hedge to apples from the tree, eggs from the hens to milk from the cow. Eventually, the family has enough ingredients to make something special… a delicious apple cake!

Winter Sleep

by Sean Taylor, Alex Morss and Cinyee Chiu

9780711242845

$18.99 | Ages 5+

 

“A wondrous introduction to the magic of hibernation for juvenile readers.” Booklist

 

In this cozy bedtime story, follow a child and his grandma through a winter landscape to explore how the Earth goes to sleep for winter. Spot the sleeping animals as the tale unfolds, then learn about their hibernation habits from the information pages at the end.

Spooky stories for all ages
My Halloween [My World in 100 Words series]

By Sophie Beer

9780711257139

$9.99 | Ages 1+

Introduce your little ones to the words of the Halloween season with cute characters, bright colours and playful scenes. Along with the Halloween items, each scene contains one feeling word and one action word to spot, such as excited and running—color-coded circles point them out. With a glitter-accented cover that adds visual and tactile interest, this fun book inspires a deeper knowledge of the world, introduces language skills, and supports emotional intelligence.

A World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle

By Angela McAllister and Madalina Andronic

9780711241480

$22.99 | Ages 5+

 

Are you ready for story time with a spooky twist?
Feel your pulse race and your skin tingle as you turn the pages of this spine-chilling anthology of spooky stories from around the world. Make sure you have your candle ready as it’s sure to be a long night…

 

This gorgeous gift book is the perfect anthology for Halloween, or any time you want to be spooked!

Illuminightmare

by Carnovsky and Lucy Brownridge

9781786035479

$30 | Ages 7+

 

‘Dazzling’ – Publishers Weekly

 

Set off on a supernatural journey to visit the most haunted places on Earth. Use your three-color lens to explore each place: use the green lens to see the location, the red lens to see remnants from its history, and the blue lens to reveal the supernatural things that lurk in the shadows. Packed with historical facts, rich folklore from around the world, and plenty of mystery, Milan-based design duo Carnovsky have created a haunted compendium like no other.

 

Secrets of the Witch: An initiation into our history and our wisdom

By Julie Légère, Elsa Whyte and Laura Pérez

9780711257993

$22.99 | Ages 9+

 

“Readers curious about the broader roots and evolution of witchcraft will find a valuable resource in this elegant and insightful volume.” – Publishers Weekly

 

Explore the mystical history of witches throughout time and all over the world. Discover the symbols of witchcraft, reveal the magic of crystals and become familiar with the spellbinding lore of the witch. Part history, part spellbook, this magical compendium gives a fascinating insight into the lives and practices of witches throughout time and from all over the world. With the supernatural wisdom of modern-day witches Elsa Whyte and Julie Légère and Laura Pérez’s rich artwork, step into your dark sisterhood and discover the Secrets of the Witch.

 

 

Strange but True: 10 of the world’s greatest mysteries explained

by Kathryn Hulick and Mr Gordy Wright

9781786037848

$22.99 | Ages 10+

 

“Science rules the day, but “at the same time, keep an open mind”: wise words” – Kirkus Reviews

“A useful addition to a collection serving curious middle grade students” – School Library Journal

 

Prepare to have your mind blown! As you explore ten of the world’s greatest unsolved mysteries, you’ll witness a UFO encounter, search for the lost city of Atlantis, tour a haunted house, and discover the kraken’s true form. Along the way, you’ll use the scientific method and sharp thinking to separate fact from fiction and explain the unexplainable. Explore possible real locations for the lost city of Atlantis and allow beautiful, haunting illustrations to set the mood and spark the imagination.