New Titles Children’s February 2015 (arrived in January 2015)

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A Belle for Christmas, directed by Jason Dallas.
Glenn Barrows, a recent widower doing his best to raise his young kids Elliot and Phoebe. When the Barrows adopt an adorable puppy it seems that their healing may have begun. But will Glen's dog-hating, gold-digging new girlfriend spoil their newfound happiness?
A dog named Duke [DVD], directed by Mark Jean.
Terry Polaski is a disabled Marine trying to avoid a medical discharge. Ten years later, Terry is homeless when his beloved dog Duke suddenly falls desperately ill. Terry leaves him on the doorstep of a vet clinic with a heartfelt note asking for the veterinarian to please help him sleep. The vet is moved by Terry's letter, and her team nurses Duke back to health and start a campaign to locate Duke's owner.
Abner : the invisible dog, directed by Fred Olen Ray.
Bumbling thieves steal top secret Government formulas and hide them in a toy store chemistry set, which is sold and given to Chad for his 13th birthday. When the family dog Abner licks the concoctions, one makes it talk and the other makes it invisible! When the parents the thieves break in and get more than they bargained for.
Ace of hearts [DVD], directed by David Mackay.
Officer Daniel Harding is a distinguished member of the towns K-9 police unit. His partner and best friend is Ace, a German shepherd. When Ace is accused of committing a crime, Daniel and Julia, his junior sleuth daughter, set out to prove their heroic dog is innocent.
Adventures of Bailey. A night in Cowtown.
Bailey has settled into his new home and has a crush on a female dog from the 'other side of the fence.' When her brother Pete is stolen, Bailey and his brother, Duke, must find him and keep him from being sold at 'the Exchange' in historic Cowtown. Chaos ensues as they face a multitude of obstacles.
Adventures of Bailey. Christmas hero [DVD], produced and directed by Steve Franke.
Worried that he will not get any presents from Santa because he's been a bad doggie, Bailey learns about a mysterious and handsome Native American Indian brave who may be able to make his Christmas wishes come true... But when Bailey's misguided actions cause harm to Duke and even threaten their family's Christmas plans he is forced to make a big decision.
Adventures on Grizzly Mountain [DVD], directed by Eric Hendershot.
Grizzly Mountain Ranch is under siege! The bank is trying to take over the land and the Stanger family is bound and determined they are going to hang on to the property. In the meantime, notorious horse thieves have escaped from prison and have their sights set on stealing Queenie's valuable newborn colt... but a simple crime quickly turns into a comedy of errors when they come up against eight year old twins BJ and Belle, their teenage babysitter Sam and a giant grizzly bear named Thor.
All roads lead home [DVD], directed and produced by Dennis Fallon.
Belle Lawlor is a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes he is partly responsible for her mother's death. It is Atticus, the new puppy, who will change Belle's life and the lives of those who love her.
An elf's story [DVD], directed by Chad Eikhoff.
Nine-year-old Taylor McTuttle has reached a crossroads. Does he believe Santa Clause really knows who is naughty or nice? Does he even believe in Santa Claus anymore? An Elf's Story is the inspirational tale of Chippey, the young scout elf who is assigned by Santa to restore Taylor's belief in Christmas magic.
Angel dog [DVD], written and directed by Robin Nations.
An uplifting drama with sorrow, sincerity, hope, and humour, a journey of recovery for Jake Bryant, a man who has to learn to love, how to smile, how to live again after he loses everything that matters to him. His inspiration to get off the sofa and go on living comes from somewhere Jake never would have expected: a lovable stray named Cooper.
Arthur's perfect Christmas [DVD].
Even without snow, turkey dinner and a perfect tree, Arthur and his family and friends have a wonderful Christmas — and Hanukkah — celebration.
Bandit and the Saints of Dogwood, directed by Brooks Benjamin.
Lenna, her furry best friend Bandit, and a few other students plan to pull a prank on the Principal the last day of school. The night of their dastardly deed, they encounter treasure map toting thieves looking for gold buried underneath the school's gym. The students are discovered by the thieves and barely escape. They are blamed by the principal for the damage! Bandit recruits a few of his own four legged pals to help the kids and lead them home.
Beethoven's treasure tail [DVD], written and directed by Ron Oliver.
After everyone's favourite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is searching for buried treasure.
Best friends, directed by Terri Lynn Link.
Twelve furever four-legged friends made plans to meet up for a weekend of camping, all of them are making the journey, each having an adventure along the way. As each friend arrives, they set up their tent and join the others. They all go swimming and seashell hunting. As Night time sets in, they gather sticks for the campfire and tell fireside stories.
Bolts & Blip. Battle of the Lunar League [DVD].
Bolts and Blip are thrilled when they are chosen to be Battle-Bots, joining the legendary 'Thunderbolts' team to fight in the Moon League. However, as the competition begins, Blip realises he has special powers and soon becomes the hero of the planet, deserting his best friend Bolts. But the evil Dr Blood has created his own robots and threatens to take over the Earth.
Caillou's holiday movie [DVD].
Caillou receives a special advent calendar from his parents to count down the days until Christmas, and each night Caillou and his parents open a flap to discover a new picture of a holiday celebration somewhere in the world. As the family talks about different Christmas traditions, Caillou learns the different customs of Christmas in different countries.
Car's life. 2 [DVD], written and directed by Michael Schelp.
Sparky wants to hit the highway and explore the world, but first he needs a GPS. In order to make money to purchase one, Sparky embarks on an employment adventure that lands him in a heap of trouble.
Car's life. 3, The royal heist [DVD], written and directed by Michael Schelp.
Queen Limousine is coming to town to attend a charity race. Everyone has royal fever, even Sparky, but the excitement dwindles when the Queen realizes her royal jewels have gone missing.
Casper, a spirited beginning [DVD], directed by Sean McNamara.
Casper tells the story of how he became such a good natured ghost.
Casper's haunted Christmas [DVD], directed by Owen Hurley.
Casper is tasked to scare at least one person before Christmas Day. As usual, the kind hearted Casper has a hard time trying to scare anyone, so The Ghostly Trio hires Casper's identical cousin, Spooky, to do the job.
Charlie [DVD] : a toy story, directed by Garry A. Brown.
Ten-year-old Caden and his best friend Charlie, a golden retriever, visit Caden's father Jack, at his Wonder Toy Store where they discover his newest and greatest invention, Wondermation, a little science mixed with a little imagination that's the most amazing top in the world. Unfortunately, Caden's rivals want to steal Wondermation and keep it for themselves.
Chihuahua [DVD] : the movie, edited and directed by Michael Amundsen.
Sondra Wellington is bossy, controlling, and extremely unpleasant but everything changes when she's transformed into a chihuahua when her real body is in a coma.
Chihuahua too!, directed by Morgan Most.
The Fasteners inherit a home that is haunted by Sophie, a famous movie star dog, who is looking for a family to love. It's up to the kids and the family dog, Homer, to convince their parents that Sophie really exists and keep them from selling the house, leaving Sophie alone forever.
Christmas comes home to Canaan [DVD], directed by Neill Fearnley.
Daniel's son Bobber needs extensive orthopedic surgery and months of intensive physical therapy to recover from being struck down by an automobile. Daniel falls for physical rehabilitation specialist Briony Adair. When therapy progresses slowly, Bobber invites Briony to come home to Canaan. Briony is a natural at caring for a thriving family, but Sarah, Daniel's daughter distances herself, and a disastrous Christmas visit drives Daniel and Briony apart.
Despicable me 1 & Despicable me 2 : 6 mini-movies collection.
Home makeover: While Gru's away, Margo, Edith and Agnes recruit the minions to make their home family-friendly.
Diamond dog caper [DVD], produced and directed by Mark Stouffer.
Slapstick caper about a young boy who rescues an abused dog from a pack of jewel thieves. 12-year-old Owen dodges their pursuit by hiding out in a fort in the woods, rigging it with gadgets and clever traps to keep the invaders out.
Dolphin tale 2, directed by Charles Martin Smith.
Winter's surrogate mother, the very elderly dolphin Panama, has passed away, leaving Winter without the only poolmate she has ever known. However, the loss of Panama may have even greater repercussions for Winter, who, according to USDA regulations, cannot be housed alone, as dolphins' social behaviour requires them to be paired with other dolphins. Time is running out to find a companion for her before the team at Clearwater loses their beloved Winter to another aquarium.
Earth to Echo, directed by Dave Green.
Tuck, Munch, and Alex are a trio of inseparable friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighbourhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin receiving a strange series of signals on their phones. They discover something beyond their wildest imaginations: a small alien has become stranded on Earth.
Ernest & Celestine, a film by Benjamin Renner, Vincent Patar and Stephane Aubier.
Deep below snowy, cobblestone streets, tucked away in networks of winding subterranean tunnels, lives a civilisation of hardworking mice, terrified of the bears who live above ground. Unlike her fellow mice, Celestine is an artist and a dreamer, and when she nearly ends up as breakfast for ursine troubadour Ernest, the two form an unlikely bond.
First dog [DVD], director/producer/writer Bryan Michael Stoller.
A foster boy is befriended by Teddy, a lost dog, who just happens to belong to the President of the United States, but nobody believes him. To prove his doubters wrong, they begin an amazing adventure across America to return the 'First Dog' to the White House.
Frank [DVD], directed by Douglas Cheney.
A family from the big city spends the summer on an island. They find a stray dog, and together they find that the best thing in life is family.
Franklin and friends. Deep sea voyage.
All aboard! Come along with Franklin, Bear and Mr. Turtle as they explore the great blue seas of the Caribbean in an underwater submarine adventure! Franklin is front and centre in this adventure when he finds himself in the middle of a real sea rescue!
Franklin and friends. Polar explorer.
When Franklin's Great Aunt Harriet's heirloom key opens a special Navigation Bar, the coordinates send Franklin and his parents on an adventure that takes them all the way to the North and South Pole!
Heaven's door, directed by Craig Clive.
Julie Taylor has a problem: how to cope with a pending divorce, find meaningful employment, live with her mother's constant advice and raise her two children.
Hercules saves Christmas, directed by Edward Hightower.
Max, an adorable yet mischievous twelve year old boy meets a talking dog named Hercules who takes him to the North Pole to meet Santa and argue his way onto the 'nice list'.
Holy night!, directed by Juan Galinanes.
Christmas Eve. Two Toy worlds live together in the living-room of a house. Two traditions confronted. On one side, the Christmas Tree, home of Santa Claus and his elves. On the other, the Nativity Scene with the Three Wise Men and the rest of its inhabitants.
Horse crazy [DVD], written and directed by Eric Hendershot.
When ruthless horse thieves try to rustle a wild mustang named The General, it takes the antics of three horse crazy kids to outwit them and bring them to justice.
Jungle safari, a film by Nikhil Advani.
A wacky pack of mismatched animals takes on the human race as they travel to the big city to protest the destruction of their jungle.
K-9 adventures : a Christmas tale [DVD], written and directed by Ben Gourley.
In this inspiring Christmas tale, Kassi rescues a former K-9 police dog, Scoot, and makes new friends while helping the children's choir raise money for less fortunate kids.
Karate dog, directed by Bob Clark.
Cho Cho, a wisecracking canine, partners with a bumbling computer-geek detective to solve his Zen master's murder and save the world from a biochemical maniac.
Labou : and the quest for the lost treasure [DVD], written and directed by Greg Aronowitz.
Three kids search the bayou for the treasure of the legendary pirate LeRouge and a swamp creature named Labou before the swamp is taken over by an oil refinery.
Legends of Oz : Dorothy's return [DVD], directed by Daniel St. Pierre and Will Finn.
Dorothy's only just returned home from her first incredible journey to Oz, but she's already being called back for another adventure! Time in Oz has passed much faster than back in Kansas, and Dorothy discovers that a new villain, the Jester, is taking Oz over one region at a time.
Lily, more than puppy love, written, directed, produced by Richard Brandes.
Lily wants a puppy more than anything she's ever wanted. Arriving at the farm, a puppy runs into Lily's arms showering her with happy licks! In an instant, a little boy snatches the puppy right out of Lily's arms. To Lily's dismay, she finds out that this is the last puppy and it now belongs to the little boy. The following day Lily's parents receive a call asking them if they had seen the puppy... the other family had lost him on their way home from the farm. But ultimately, the search is in vain. On her own, Lily continues searching for the puppy, knowing in her heart that she will find him. But finding him and giving him up might not be all that easy.
Magic [DVD], directed by Robert Davi & John Penney.
Magic the dog is an angel sent to heal a broken family. Brad is a lawyer doing the best he can to raise his daughter, Kayla, who is longing for her mother who died seven years before.
Maya the bee : movie, directed by Alexs Stadermann.
Maya is a little bee with a big personality! Set against the backdrop of a longstanding hatred between bees and hornets, Maya is born into a hive where conformity rules. But Maya dreams of an exciting life of freedom, fun and adventure – the world is simply far too interesting to stay inside a hive! But it's not easy being different.
Mike the knight. Journey to Dragon Mountain.
When the King returns from faraway lands, he discovers that the Vikings have stolen a treasured crystal jewel from the dragon of Dragon Mountain. It is the King's mission to return the jewel and it's Mike's job to help him.
Miss Spider's Sunny Patch friends. The Prince, the princess and the bee [DVD].
When Miss Spider's adopted daughter Shimmer learns she may be a long-lost jewel beetle princess, she hatches a plan to fly to Mushroom Glen to discover her true origins.
Mistletoe over Manhattan, directed by John Bradshaw
Rebecca, Mrs. Claus is worried that her exhausted, workaholic husband has lost his holiday spirit. She believes she can help him capture his bliss and secretly heads to the one place she knows the spirit of Christmas must still exist: New York City, where she first fell in love with Nick.
Misty, directed by James B. Clark.
Two youngsters' determination to own a Chincoteague pony is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among those rounded up for the yearly auction.
Monkey in the middle, directed by Justin Dyck.
Chris has just moved to the east coast, and already his workaholic father is encouraging him to make new friends. Luckily football practice is starting up, and Chris meets a few kids on the team - including his cute neighbour Mara. When Mara invites Chris to help liberate some mistreated animals from the local fair, Chris accepts.
Moto X kids [DVD], directed by Richard Gabai.
Evan Hanson is the best motocross coach in the country. After leading his daughter Callie to the national championships, he decides to set his sights on a more personal challenge - saving a local dirt track from a motorcycle gang who are trying to take over the land from the kids who ride there.
MVP [DVD] : most valuable primate, directed by Robert Vince.
When Jack, a sign language-speaking chimp, is sold to a research lab, he makes a break for freedom — and ends up stranded in the frozen northlands. Befriended by two teens, Jack's talent for ice skating soon turns him into the local hockey team's secret weapon.
MXP [DVD] : most xtreme primate, directed by Robert Vince.
Follow Jack, the lovable chimp, in a hilarious action- packed adventure as he takes on a cool new extreme sport - snowboarding!
My lucky elephant, written and directed by Eric Schwab.
In a far away land of jungles and wild animals, there lived a little orphan boy who was all alone in the world. But he knew that no matter how hard life can be, it's always better if you can share it with a friend. This is the story of how he found one, an elephant named Lucky.
O' Christmas tree [DVD], directed by Bert Ring.
This heart-warming animated tale begins in a snowy forest on Christmas Eve, where a forlorn little pine tree feels she is too homely to ever realise her dream of being a real Christmas tree.
Our wild hearts [DVD], directed by Ricky Schroder.
Wealthy teenage Willow falls in love with the father she's never known and a wild stallion in the Sierra Nevada
Passage to Zarahemla [DVD], written and directed by Chris Heimerdinger.
To keep from being separated by state authorities, Kerra and Brock McConnell flee to the only relatives Kerra remembers from her earliest childhood — an aunt and uncle who live at the edge of a wondrous place in the woods. It's a place where parallel realities collide, and where ancient Nephites cross paths with the modern residents of a sleepy Utah town.
Planes. Fire & rescue [DVD], directed by Roberts Gannaway.
When world-famous air racer Dusty learns that he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with a team of veteran firefighters; together, they battle a massive fire, and Dusty learns what it takes to be a true hero.
Postman Pat : the movie, directed by Mike Disa.
In the village of Greendale, Postman Pat has always been the complete package. Now he's about to discover that delivering the post isn't his only talent.
Puss in Boots [DVD] : a furry tail.
Puss In Boots continues the valiant cat's escapades in this animated sequel to Charles Perrault's famous fairytale.
Ribbit [DVD], directed by Chuck Powers.
Follow Ribbit the frog and his best friend, flying squirrel Sandy, as they set off to find the answer to Ribbit's identity
Rupert. Rupert's Christmas adventure [DVD].
Rupert must deal with the foul tempered pine ogre, who has taken every Christmas tree in Nutwood. Plus! Rupert and the missing snow. After Santa asks him to find out why it hasn't snowed this winter, Rupert finds himself adrift on an ice floe in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, in pursuit of the stolen North Pole.
Seeker & Fetch [DVD], directed by John Rhode.
Fetch, an almost blind Pot Belly Pig and Seeker, a Border Collie who cannot smell, team up with an outrageous retired kindergarten teacher and her seven year old neighbour to rescue all the lost pets in town.
Shiloh 2 [DVD], directed by Sandy Tung.
In this sequel to Shiloh, Marty risks everything to turn an enemy into a friend, but it's Shiloh that teaches Marty about kindness and forgiveness when he heroically saves the life of the man who mistreated him.
Sophie [DVD], written and directed by Leif Bristow.
A seventeen year old girl growing up in the zoo her family operates, focuses on her love of ballet and animals. Her parents are forced to sell Sheba the elephant to a travelling circus in order to afford the tuition for her ballet school. When Sophie discovers this she abandons her dreams of becoming a dancer in order to get Sheba back.
Sox, directed by Jason Horton.
The Levy family is just starting their new life together, but there seems to be something missing. The boys, Jesse and Liam, are not getting along and their mom doesn't know what to do. Things get worse when their dad has to leave town on business for a week. Things seem hopeless. Then Uncle Nick comes to visit and brings a small, adorable dog, Sox, into their home and their lives.
Step dogs, directed by Geoff Anderson.
Meatball is a carefree, wisecracking country dog. Cassie is Hollywood's most pampered pet. They couldn't be more different, and when their owners marry and move the entire blended family to the rural north, the claws come out.
Stray [DVD], directed by John Rhode.
Summer school, what a bummer! That is what Mason, Aidan, Maddie, Melinda and Luke are thinking on the first day of school. Bored, the four of them are daydreaming about what they might be doing if they weren't in school. But when a cute little stray pup they name Chewy wanders into their school, the days are anything but boring. The four of them must unite to help keep Chewy out sight of the principal.
Tappy toes [DVD].
Tappy Toes is an animated odyssey about a young penguin named Pingo who, after finding a pair of tap shoes in an old steamer trunk, discovers he can do something no other penguin can do ... tap dance!
The case for Christmas [DVD], directed by Timothy Bond.
Santa sinks in his chair as he looks over the current Christmas Spirit meter. Christmas Spirit is at an all-time low and the workshop will never be able to keep running at this rate! Things go from bad to worse when Santa is notified that he is being sued by sporting-goods tycoon Braxton Bennett, who claims that Santa triggered extreme emotional distress when he did not deliver the Christmas gifts he asked for as a child. In an effort to get the town on his side and Christmas Spirit back to its former glory, Santa decides to defend himself.
The Christmas bunny [DVD], written, produced and directed by Tom Seidman.
The Christmas Bunny tells the story of a lonely foster child who is taken in for a trial period by a suburban mother hoping to adopt her. The girl is mute, and the woman's husband and son are resistant towards the inclusion of her in the family. On Christmas Eve, the girl finds an injured rabbit in the woods, and she begins to talk again.
The Christmas colt [DVD], director, Gregory Alosio.
Matt Hanlon and his kids get lost in a freak mountain storm and end up having to rely on the kindness of Bonnie Kate, a 70 something cowgirl protector of a hidden herd of wild horses.
The Duke [DVD], directed by Philip Spink.
Hubert, the faithful canine companion to the late Duke of Dingwall, inherits the Duke's estate, the royal jewels, and the official title of Duke.
The first snow of winter [DVD], written, storyboarded and directed by Graham Ralph.
A hopeful tale about a brave little duck named Sean who is knocked out of the sky by a passing plane and misses his big flight south. He is alone and frightened until he meets a new friend, Voley, who keeps him optimistic.
The House of Magic [DVD], directed by Ben Stassen, Jeremie Degruson.
Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. When the magician gets into a car accident, however, the pets must join forces against an evil nephew who tries to sell his house.
The little cars in The great race [DVD],
Three friends have been anxiously waiting for the great race to return to their town! Their champion hasn't lost a race in 8 years. Watch and see if he crosses the line first, beating his rival.
The little cars. 2, Rodopolis adventures [DVD],
Get ready to start your engines again! The little cars are back for fun, excitement, and racing in these 3 short animated adventures.
The little cars. 3, Fast and curious [DVD],
Return to the race track for the most exciting adventures yet! Tony has problems both on and off the track; cousin Bolkis gets lost in the city before a big race; Champion arrives to compete against Tony at the same time Mr. Wrangler seeks his revenge!
The little cars. 4, New genie adventures [DVD],
Kombo meets a genie who shows him the value of friendship, Kris gets the hubcaps of her dreams, Kombo temporarily looses his memory, and the gang find out whether Rusty Garden is really haunted or just filled with scrap.
The little cars. 5, Big adventures [DVD],
Big adventures ensue when Tony and friends enjoy snow and hot chocolate during the holidays. Cris gets to try out the races for herself, and Tony finds out how a surprise can change his beliefs!
The little cars. 6, Formula one [DVD],
The little cars return to the race track for the most thrilling adventure yet! Get ready to join Tony and his friends in 4 new animated adventures.
The little cars. 7, A crazy rally [DVD],
Get revved up and ready to go as the Little Cars take their adventures off-road in these four new animated adventures.
The little cars. 8, Making a mess [DVD],
The little cars get their wheels dirty when they investigate the legendary monster tractor, Mr. V8's grease trails get mistaken for fine art, and the circus comes to the town of Rodopolis.
The littlest angel [DVD], edited, produced & directed by Dave Kim.
Tells the story of a young boy who arrives in Heaven before his time. Home-sick and lonely, he travels back to Earth, with his friendly pup, Halo, to retrieve the most selfless and precious gift for the baby Jesus.
The mini witch, directed by Johan Nijenhuis.
A great adventure can sometimes hatch from the smallest egg as Wizard Quark finds out when he finds an egg in the witches' wood. This egg produces not a bird, but a little girl. A mini-witch whom he names Fuschsia.
The naughty list.
Two young elves have a hard time following the rules but after wrecking the North Pole's official Christmas tree, they find themselves on the Naughty List. They are forced to do tasks like washing windows and cleaning bathrooms but seem to always make a bigger mess than they had. After the group is placed on kitchen duty, they manage to give the whole North Pole food poisoning! Now with only hours to go before Christmas, they are the only ones left to help save Christmas.
The poky little puppy's first Christmas [DVD].
While his family searches for the perfect Christmas tree, Poky wanders off through the fresh snow, and falls into a deep hole. A little skunk named Herman, rescues Poky and the two become friends.
The Santa Claus brothers [DVD], directed by Mike Fallows.
What do you get when you combine mathematical genius, toy engineering excellence and social superiority? The Santa Claus Brothers! Santa's three sons, Mel, Daryl, and Roy all have their own talents, but do they know the real meaning of Christmas?
The sorcerer's apprentice [DVD], directed by David Lister.
Every hundred years, the evil sorceress Morgana returns to claim Fingall's talisman from Merlin, with which she intends to destroy the world.
The ugly duckling and me, created and directed by Michael Hegner, Karsten Kiilerich.
Top Cat [DVD] : the movie, directed by Alberto Mar.
Top Cat and his mischievous gang face a menacing new police chief and their old nemesis, Officer Dibble, who both will stop at nothing to prevent Top Cat's scams and evict the crew from their beloved alleyway.
Trooper and the legend of the golden key [DVD], directed by John Rhode.
Trooper the Bloodhound is a natural-born sleuth who has just moved into a new town, which has a mysterious legend, a legend of a Golden Key that could be worth one million dollars.
Ugly Benny, directed by Richard Brandes.
Benny certainly wasn't much to look at when he first arrived as a puppy on the doorstep of the pet store. He's growing up to be the smartest, cutest dog you are ever likely to meet. This is his adventure!
Virginia's run [DVD], directed by Peter Markle.
After Virginia's mother is killed in a freak riding accident, her father sells the offending mare, Twister, and forbids Virginia to ever ride. When Twister later dies giving birth to a foal, Virginia breaks the ban and grooms Twister's offspring, Stormy, to compete in the big Memorial Day 50 Mile Endurance Race.
Wiener Dog Nationals, written and directed by Kevan Peterson.
A little boy and his family adopt a runt of a dachshund from a shelter and name her Shelly, in honour of shelter dogs everywhere. Despite all odds, the dog surprises the boy's father when it places in the state trials of the illustrious Wiener Dog Nationals Race.
Winning favor [DVD], directed by Jamey Durham.
Based on the inspirational true story of a group of neighbourhood friends in a small town in rural Iowa. While growing up, the boys played basketball together in driveways and tournaments eventually going on to play basketball at different high schools. In an unusual event for a small town, both high schools simultaneously produce two state boys basketball championship teams.
Four enchanting stories [DVD], Roald Dahl.
The poky little puppy & friends [DVD].
For generations, Little Golden Books have been a rite of passage for children. Now, The Poky Little Puppy, has been brought to life along with some familiar friends.
Saving Shiloh [DVD], directed by Sandy Tung.
Is ornery Judd Travers a changed man? Marty believes he is, even when a body is found and just about everyone in town thinks Judd is the murderer. But the piece of orange cloth Shiloh digs up may be a clue to what really happened.
Heidi 4 Paws, written and directed by Holly Goldberg Sloan.
This is a live-action re-telling of Johanna Spyri's classic tale of the adorable orphan sent to live with her cranky grandfather in the Swiss Alps. But this Heidi is different as all of the characters are played by real dogs wearing clothing, wigs, hats and in some cases, even shoes!
Emma's bowtiful day! [DVD], the Wiggles.
Yellow! I mean, hello! Ready, Steady, Wiggle! Is the first TV series featuring Anthony, Emma, Lachy and Simon and here is a selection of twelve "bow-tiful" episodes picked by Emma herself as some of her favourites from the series.
Pop for the tots : 20 party time hits.
We love Disney.
3 cool titles [DVD].
Jingle bell rock: Buddy Elf tries to save Christmas by going to Hollywood and becoming a rock star. Sonic Christmas blast: Santa Claus retires and is replaced by Robotropolis who would rather receive gifts than hand them out. Inspector Gadget saves Christmas: Inspector Gadget, Penny and Brain rescue Santa who has been locked up by evil Dr. Claw.
Cartoon Network holiday collection.
Ring in the holiday season with the soon-to-be classic collection of holiday episodes of Cartoon Network favourites.
Dinosaur train. Christmas special [DVD],
Dinosaur train. I'm a T. rex [DVD],
Learn about all the different types of dinosaurs with Buddy and his family! Board the wondrous Dinosaur Train to travel and explore the world inhabited by these amazing creatures.
Dinosaur train. Under the sea [DVD].
Join Buddy and his family as they go on an ocean-full of underwater adventures. They meet Carla Cretoxyrhina the shark, Old Spinosaurus the grumpy dinosaur and many other characters who hang out in the surf and sea.
Hurray for Huckle! [DVD].
For generations, Richard Scarry has entertained and educated children with the beloved characters of Busytown, including Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm and Hilda Hippo. Now the whole gang's here and they are all having the best fun ever in their new DVD adventures!
LEGO legends of Chima. Volume 7.
New dangerous tribes of animals have blocked the waterfalls of Mount Cavora, stolen the Chi and trapped the Legend Beasts. The animal tribes of Chima have no choice but to stand united and travel into the dangerous Outlands. Get ready to join a rescue mission of truly epic proportions.
Peppa Pig. Cold winter day [DVD].
It is a very cold winter day and when Peppa and George go to the park they find all the muddy puddles have frozen over. What new games can they play? Peppa and George are playing in Grandpa Pig's garden when they find a little snail. What other tiny creatures can Grandpa Pig teach them about?
Peter Rabbit. One big adventure.
Follow our hero Peter and his friends Benjamin and Lily as they encounter real dangers, overcome obstacles and outsmart predators, all while finding fun and excitement in the most unexpected places.
Play school. Big Ted's big adventure [DVD],
Get ready as Big Ted, Zindzi and Michelle venture into the animal kingdom to discover some wonderful creatures. Big Ted gets up close to some amazing animals, learns about them along the way and then adds their photos to his treasured animal photo album.
Rupert. Volume 1 [DVD].
Join Rupert and his friends as they venture into magical worlds of enchantment, intrigue and danger.
Sesame Street. Fairy tale fun!,
Fairy tales and nursery rhymes come to life on Sesame Street! Mother Goose has rhymer's block, can Elmo find a way to save the day? Is Oscar really the Prince of Nice in disguise? How will Hansel and Gretel replace their too-tempting-to-last cookie crumb trail? And who will help Jack Be Nimble with his 8-candlestick jump?
Shaun the Sheep. Sheep thrills [DVD].
Shaun, the world's most famous and favourite sheep, is back with more laugh out loud adventures.
Teletubbies. Merry Christmas [DVD].
Christmas is coming and the Teletubbies are getting ready. Laa-Laa puts up the decorations, Dipsy plays with Christmas crackers, Tinky Winky chases a star and po gets covered in snow!
Teletubbies. Number fun [DVD].
The Teletubbies are learning their numbers and so can you! Count from 1 to 7 with Tinky Winky, Laa-Laa, Dipsy and Po in this collection of 7 episodes.
The Smurfs. 'Tis the season to be Smurfy [DVD].
The Smurfs learn the true meaning of Christmas.
Thomas & friends. Santa's little engine [DVD].
Ho Ho Ho! Thomas is full steam ahead as a Really Useful Reindeer, saving the day by guiding Santa's sleigh straight to the Sodor Christmas celebration! Percy makes everyone's Christmas wishes come true and Gordon discovers his friends' special skills are the gifts that keep on giving, all year long!
Paddington Bear goes to school [DVD].
Paddington is in trouble once again as his efforts to be a model student backfire. Sent to the principal's office, he falls asleep and dreams he is the star of the school assembly. The principal awakens him to award him a diploma saying that bears from Darkest Peru are not required to attend the school after all.
Paddington Bear in London [DVD].
Join Paddington on a tour of the capital as he visits some of London's famous landmarks.
Paddington Bear. Birthday bonanza [DVD].
Paddington Bear's bank account is bare! And it's soon going to be Mr Brown's birthday. Will the beloved bear eventually win some money, so he can bring Mr Brown a special birthday present that night?
Paddington's Christmas and other stories [DVD].
The time-travelling cat and the Viking terror, Julia Jarman.
Topher is planning a trip to London to visit his friend Ellie, but will it be safe with all the terrorist threats? Sure enough, in the middle of a big bomb alert, Topher is called away to a Saxon village threatened by Norsemen. Now he must get the villagers to heed his warning and foil the aggressors led by a terrifying Viking infamous for his cruelty and devious tricks.
Brightling by Rebecca Lisle.
Thrown out of the Knip and Pynch Home for Waifs and Strays, Sparrow is an orphan accompanied only by her loyal cat Scaramouch and a single clue to her real family. Sparrow travels to the town of Stollenback where she thinks she has found a home in the 'nest' - a hideout for homeless girls run by the beautiful but menacing Miss Minter. Sparrow is taught to make matches and stay quiet, but all is not as it seems.
The tornado chasers, Ross Montgomery.
When Owen Underwood's family move to Barrow, it's because there's nowhere safer in the Valleys. But in Barrow, safety is taken to extremes. Children have to wear bright yellow at all times and are never allowed outside except to go to school. In secret, Owen and his friends form the Tornado Chasers. Their mission: to get as close to a Grade 5 tornado as possible. It's time for them to face their fears!
Christmas quest, Jennifer Gray and Amanda Swift.
It's Christmas in Strawberry Park and our squeaky pals are decorating the hutch and rocking around their broccoli Christmas tree! But when Henrietta's mother is called to investigate the mystery of missing Inca gold, the furry friends find themselves on their way to Peru!
Dinosaur!; &, Zombie!, Alan MacDonald & illustrated by David Roberts.
Join Berie as he takes Angela Nicely on a dinosaur hunt, bites of more than he can chew at a chocolate factory and gets into an alarming situation pet-sitting next door's cat!
Hearts and flowers for Clara, Margaret McNamara.
Every fairy loves the Valentine's Games on Sheepskerry Island. There's races, feasts and friendly visitors to compete with. Clara wants it all to be perfect so she uses a little more magic than usual. But newfound magic can be risky, and Clara's kindness puts her in terrible danger...

Into Reading

BooBoo, Olivier Dunrea.
BooBoo the gosling likes to eat from morning until night and thinks everything is good food. Well, almost everything!
Peedie, Olivier Dunrea.
A little goose named Peedie tends to forget everything including where to find his lucky red baseball cap.
Aaron is a good sport, P.D. Eastman.
Aaron the Alligator loves to play sports but isn't quite an all-star athlete.
Aaron has a lazy day, P.D. Eastman.
Chronicles Aaron's attempts to beat the heat.
One windy day, Pippa Goodhart ; illustrated by Amber Cassidy.
When the wild wind brings down the big tree in the wood, the animals have nowhere to call home. Kind Miss Chutney takes them in but then the rain comes. It splits and splots and threatens to spoil her home, too. Her new friends want to help, but what can they do?
Rocket's 100th day of school, Tad Hills.
Rocket is busy collecting one hundred things to celebrate the one hundreth day of school and has the perfect place to keep them safe until Bella, a squirrel who loves acorns, gets involved.
Richard Scarry's Be careful, Mr. Frumble!
Mr. Frumble's plan to go for a walk is directed by the wind, which carries his hat off from one place to another causing many near-disasters.


True or false?, written by Andrea Mills
Discover the most unbelievable, mind-boggling facts with True or False? Do we only use 10 per cent of our brains. Does lightning never strike twice. Was penicillin invented by mistake. True or False?
Ghostly evidence : exploring the paranormal, Kelly Milner Halls.
Do you believe in ghosts? Enter the realm of the paranormal with Kelly Milner Halls. Explore what ghosts are, where they're found, and meet some famous ghost busters. Check out the high-tech equipment modern ghost hunters use, and see their most convincing evidence that ghosts are real. Finally, take a look at a few famous hoaxes.
The pandas and their chopsticks : and other animals stories, written and illustrated by Demi.
Presents ten animal stories, each containing a moral lesson, including the importance of being humble, the dangers of being too proud, the importance of generosity and sharing, and how everyone, no matter how small, has a part to play in life.
Shahnameh : the Persian book of kings, Ferdowsi ; retold by Elizabeth Laird ; illustrated by Shirin Adl.
The Shahnameh is a fabulous collection of stories and myths from ancient Persia, written into an epic poem by the poet Firdousi in the 10th century. Elizabeth Laird has an in-depth knowledge of Iran and Ancient Persia and the literature and her retelling has the approval and backing of the Iran Heritage Foundation.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin, illustrated by Maren Briswalter.
The town of Hamelin is infested with rats. The people are at their wits' end. The Pied Piper promises to help rid the town of the rats. But will they keep their promise to pay him?
The glass mountain : tales from Poland, Jan Pienkowski ; retold by David Walser.
A collection of magical Polish fairy tales brought to life by artist Jan Pienkowski.
Know your numbers. Sports, Alex Kuskowski ; consulting editor, Diane Craig.
Learn to count with sports.
Know your numbers. Nature, Mary Elizabeth Salzmann ; consulting editor, Diane Craig.
Teach kids to count and read at the same time! Know Your Numbers: Nature introduces early readers to numbers by paring them with simple sentences about nature.
Planet Earth, Mike Goldsmith and Nicki Palin.
An introduction to Planet Earth, with answers to questions underneath lift-the-flap pages.
Weather, Dr Mike Goldsmith and John Butler.
Rain, snow, hail, storms and sunshine - it all happens in the lift-the-flap scene changes of this book. Watch lightning strike, cloud formations taking shape and rainbows projected into the sky. The questions uncover essential and extraordinary facts about the sun, seasonal weather, rainfall, dangerous weather and much more, and provide a great first knowledge of the natural world.
Zombie makers : true stories of nature's undead, Rebecca L. Johnson.
Examines real-life accounts of zombies in nature, including a fly-enslaving fungus, a suicide worm, and a cockroach-taming wasp, and related topics.
Branching out : how trees are part of our world, Joan Marie Galat.
This book is a short social history of trees around the world and reveals the bond between trees and ourselves.
Born in the wild : baby mammals and their parents, Lita Judge.
Every baby mammal, from a tiny harvest mouse 'pinky' to a fierce lion cub, needs food, shelter, love, and a family. Filled with illustrations of some of the most adorable babies in the kingdom, this book looks at the traits that all baby mammals share and proves that, even though they're born in the wild, they're not so very different from us, after all.
Baby animals, Hannah Wilson and Nicki Palin.
Share in the wonder as chirpy penguin chicks, eager baby elephants, and playful bear cubs discover their world in this interactive
Who's looking at you?, Stephane Frattini.
Each page contains a close-up picture of an animal's eye; lift the flap and discover what creature the eye belongs to and a few facts about that
The world's best noses, ears, and eyes, Helen Rundgren ; illustrated by Ingela P. Arrhenius ; translated by Helle Martens.
Shares facts about animals and their senses, highlighting moths, hedgehogs, and dogs for their refined sense of smell and lizards, bats, and elephants for their sensitive ears.
Snow leopards, Jill Esbaum.
Describes the unique physical characteristics, food habits, and parenting behaviour of snow leopards.
How I learn : a kid's guide to learning disability, Brenda S. Miles, PhD, and Colleen A. Patterson, MA ; illustrated by Jane Heinrichs.
How I Learn introduces the concept of a learning disability in concrete terms for younger students. This supportive and upbeat story reassures readers that they are capable, and can use 'smart strategies' to help themselves learn. A note to parents, caregivers, and professionals is included, with suggestions to guide discussion and help children identify their particular strengths and challenges.
High-tech DIY projects with electronics, sensors, and LEDs, Maggie Murphy.
High-tech DIY projects with microcontrollers, Maggie Murphy.
Microcontrollers are small computers embedded in many everyday devices. The average person interacts with several of them each day without even thinking about it. But why have microcontrollers become so ubiquitous, in what devices are they found, and most importantly how does one go about making one? All this and more is explained in the engaging text. It will turn even the technologically illiterate into budding tech wizards.
The robot book : build and control 20 electric gizmos, moving machines, and hacked toys, Bobby Mercer.
The 20 easy-to-build robots in this project book can be constructed for little or no cost using common household objects and repurposed materials.
High-tech DIY projects with musical instruments, Maggie Murphy.
Music has been a powerful tool for self-expression for thousands of years and while modern instruments are often very expensive, the truth is that anyone can make their own! With the information, projects, and resources found within these pages, young musicians will quickly be making and playing their own instruments.
International Rescue Thunderbirds : agent's technical manual : TB1-TB5, Tracy Island and associated rescue vehicles, Sam Denham ; illustrator, Graham Bleathman.
A guide to the world's foremost rescue organisation. Featuring cutaway drawings, detailed diagrams, colour illustrations and photographs, it provides insight into the secrets of the fabulous International Rescue team, including in-depth examinations of the Thunderbirds craft and other vehicles.
The incredible book of mad mazes, Andy Peters.
Come join Max, Millie, and Mojo the dog on three-a-mazing adventures!
Children's book of magic, text by Anne Hildyard ; illustrator, Charlotte Bull.
This title helps you learn the secret of magic and put on your own astounding magic show with these 20 step-by-step magic tricks to try at home. Dive in and discover amazing magic tricks from the secrets of sleight of hand to captivating card tricks and the mysteries of misdirection for your own magic show.
Big magic for little hands, Joshua Jay.
25 illusions for young magicians: perform a Houdini-inspired escape, vanish your homework, scare the pants off your parents, levitate your brother, command a crowd.
Deadly pole to pole, Steve Backshall.
This is Steve Backshall's incredible first-hand account of his 14-month voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic via Alaska, California, Hawaii, Mexico and Brazil and many more amazing locations besides. Go with him every step of the way as he describes his encounters with white whales, ice bears, sharks, eagles, wolves, sea lions, eagles, crocodiles, snakes and spiders.
Big city explorer : where can I go?, Maggie Li.
Join Penguin as he travels through some of the most amazing cities in the world in Big City Explorer. Each city has its own double-page spread including a map of the central district, showing sites, cultural information, hot spots and famous landmarks.
Ali : an American champion, Barry Denenberg.
Puts the famous boxer in to historical context through the use of newspaper articles, interviews, opinion pieces, and photographs.
Star stuff : Carl Sagan and the mysteries of the cosmos, Stephanie Roth Sisson.
A biography of Carl Sagan focusing on his childhood and culminating in the Voyager mission and the Golden Record.
Dogs of the vastness : Lyttelton and the ice dogs of Antarctica, Ben Brown ; illustrated by Trish Bowles.
A story in picture book format interspersed with a timeline and factual anecdotes tell of the role played by dogs in the discovery and exploration of Antarctica, and the role of the port town of Lyttelton.
Bao bao zui xiang zhi dao de wei shen me. Ke ai de dong wu.
Bao bao zui xiang zhi dao de wei shen me. Kun chong shi jie.
Jobs = Professii, designed by Hakan San Bortecin.
Music = Muzyka : English-Russian, designed by Hakan San Bortecin.
Vibrant illustrations and clear text help children discover two languages through the concept of music.
Opposites = Protivopolozhnosti : English-Russian.
Vibrant illustrations and clear text help children discover two languages through the concept of opposites.
Sports = Sport : English-Russian, designed by Hakan San Bortecin.
Vibrant illustrations and clear text help children discover two languages through the concept of sports.

Older Fiction

The best of twisty Christmas tales, Peter Friend, Eileen Mueller, A.J. Ponder.
A collection of Kiwi Christmas tales with a twist.
The volume of possible endings : a tale of Fontaina : Dorrity's tale in five parts, Barbara Else ; with illustrations by Sam Broad.
Twelve-year old Dorrity, the only child in Owl Town, finds an enchanted book that makes strange predictions. Then she meets the strange Metalboy, and embarks on an adventure to uncover her past.
The burning horizon, Erin Hunter.
The four bears are determined to reach Great Bear Lake before the longest day gathering, but when Lusa is separated from the others, she faces difficult questions about her future.
Unleashed, Gordon Korman.
Luthor the Doberman, a former attack dog, has a good home with Savannah Drysdale, but every time a certain truck passes he goes into a frenzy, while Griffin Bing is caught up in trying to beat his rival, Darren Vader, at an invention contest.
Star rise, Kathryn Lasky.
As the filly Estrella leads her herd north to good grass and water, the stallion Hold On, blinded in the canyon fire, is found by the human boy Tijo, who has an ability to understand horses that sets him apart from other humans. When Hold On and Tijo catch up with the herd, Estrella must decide whether or not the horses should accept this boy or drive him away.
Home is the place : the fourth generation, Ann M. Martin.
Georgia cannot figure out what's going on in her family. Her mother, Francie, is extremely overprotective. Her grandmother, Dana, and her great-grandmother, Abby, don't speak to each other. And Georgia's great-great-grandmother also had some secrets that nobody else knows about. Georgia knows this because she's found her great-great grandmother's diary hidden in a wall in the family's house in Maine. Reading the diary makes her think of her own struggles and draws her even closer to the mysteries of her family as Abby's hundredth birthday approaches.
Moon rising, Tui T. Sutherland.
When Moonwatcher, a young NightWing with secret powers, begins school at the academy started by the dragonets of destiny after the end of the war, she soon realises that someone is attacking the students. Moon must choose whether to help or continue to hide her gifts.
Einstein the class hamster and the very real game show, Janet Tashjian ; illustrated by Jake Tashjian.
When Ms. Moreno's class appears on the hit game show Kids Know Stuff, the show's host walks off the set but with the assistance of a sound engineer, Ned and Marlon help Einstein get ready to host the show and save the day - if only he did not have stage fright.

Picture Books

Brightly coloured fingerprints are turned into a parade of animals by adding photographs of fun, everyday things for children to spot. Each animal has raised embossing for little fingers to reach out for and explore, creating a visual and tactile experience that children will want to repeat over and over again.
This charming board book with fantastic fingerprint pictures is a delightful and captivating way to help children learn their first colours.
First 100 trucks and things that go.
From trucks to trains to taxis, your little learner will love to discover the terrific trucks and things that go inside this lift-the-flap board book.
My busy day.
Take babies through their busy days with this curved board book, featuring sturdy tabs to make the pages easy for babies to select and turn. Introduce little ones to first words by encouraging them to name and describe the pictures on each page.
This charming board book with fantastic fingerprint pictures is a delightful and captivating way to help children learn their numbers from one to five. Brightly coloured fingerprints are turned into one turtle, two bees, three turtles and more by adding photographs of fun, everyday things for children to spot.
This charming board book with fantastic fingerprint pictures is a delightful and captivating way to help children learn ten key first words.
Counting chickens, Polly Alakija.
Toby and his friends in his village all have baby animals, as they count the number of eggs and young that they have and Toby ends up with fifty chickens.
Whose hat is that?, Anita Bijsterbosch.
'Whoosh!' The wind blows a hat up into the air. All the animals look good wearing the hat. But whose hat is it really?
A wonderful year, Nick Bruel.
A picture book comically following one girl through each of the four seasons.
Hug me, Simona Ciraolo.
Ever feel like you need a hug, a really big hug from someone? That's how Felipe the young cactus feels, but his family just isn't the touchy-feely kind. But he'll be darned if this one pointy issue will hold him back, so one day Felipe sets off on his own to find a friend and just maybe, that long awaited hug.
He aha te tae o enei kai, Carolyn Collis ; kaiwhakamaori, Piripi Walker.
The Bears looks at food grouped by colour; written in Te Reo. This story encourages healthy eating and having a vegetable garden. There is a repeated sentence structure throughout the book to support new readers.
He kea, na Carolyn Collis ; kaiwhakamaori, Piripi Walker.
Oscar the Bear looks at the cheeky kea who is looking at him. English text on back cover.
He kiwi, na Carolyn Collis ; kaiwhakamaori, Piripi Walker.
Oscar the Bear is watching the native spotted kiwi go back to its nest.
Nga ika matatoka i Aotearoa, na Carolyn Collis ; kaiwhakamaori, Piripi Walker.
Oscar the Bear visits Department of Paleontology at GNS Science. Here he looks at fossil sea creatures from New Zealand.
Nga koiwi matatoka i Aotearoa, na Carolyn Collis ; kaiwhakamaori, Piripi Walker.
Oscar the Bear finds out about fossil bones discovered in New Zealand from dinosaurs and other creatures. English text on back cover.
Nga rakau, na Carolyn Collis ; kaiwhakamaori, Piripi Walker.
Oscar the Bear takes a look at some of our native trees - including the rimu, kowhai and pohutukawa.
Nga tipu matatoka i Aotearoa, na Carolyn Collis ; kaiwhakamaori, Piripi Walker.
Oscar looks at New Zealand plant fossils from the age of the dinosaurs.
Te kuhu kakahu, na Carolyn Collis ; kaiwhakamaori, Piripi Walker.
Oscar the Bear and friends model various pieces of clothing featuring everything from strips to spots, lace to tartan. English text on back cover.
Keys, Sacha Cotter ; illustrated by Joshua Morgan.
In this lively picture book Dad tells his daughter imaginative stories about the keys on his key ring and what they unlock, from a zippenburger that takes him to work, to a rocket to collect space noodles for lunch, and a paddock with a woolly mammoth that eats only yellow food.
Nga ki, na Sacha Cotter ; na Joshua Morgan nga pikitia ; na Kawata Teepa i whakamaori.
As Dad tucks his daughter into bed, he tells her fantastically imaginative stories about the keys on his key ring and what they unlock - from a zippenburger that takes him to work, to a rocket to collect space noodles, a treasure box in the jungle, a chocolate biscuit factory where he taste tests all the biscuits, and a paddock where he rides a woolly mammoth that only eats yellow food.
First day, Andrew Daddo & Jonathan Bentley.
The must-have picture book for every child starting school, with a clever twist all parents will relate to! Are you ready? It'll be fun! You'll make new friends. New BFFs! You might have to be a bit brave.
Fox's socks : a lift-the-flap book, Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler.
Poor old Fox has lost his socks can you help him find them? Are they in the kitchen or under the stairs? Are they inside the clock or hidden in a chest? Lift the flaps and find out!
Hide and seek Pig : a lift-the-flap book, Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler.
Pig and Hen are playing hide-and-seek. But where on earth could Hen be? Can you lift the flaps and help Pig find out where Hen is hiding?
Postman Bear : a lift-the-flap book, Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler.
Bear is writing letters to his friends. But what could his letters be about?
Rabbit's nap : a lift-the-flap book, Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler.
Rabbit is trying to get to sleep, but everyone is being so noisy. Lift the flaps and find out who is keeping Rabbit awake! Will she ever have her nap?
I love my hat, Douglas Florian ; illustrated by Paige Keiser.
One autumn morning, Farmer Brown gets on his tractor and heads to town. Along the way, he picks up a cat in a hat, a goat in a coat, an ox in socks, and other animals who love their clothes and each animal sings a little song about what it's wearing. When they reach the town, it's Farmer Brown's turn to sing about his clothes after he gets some new ones.
The tobermory cat 1, 2, 3, Debi Gliori.
Based on a real cat known to local inhabitants as well as thousands of visitors to Mull, the island's ginger tom and his extraordinary antics have now become world famous. Young children will love this counting book in which the Tobermory Cat wakes up hungry and explores the town in search of something to eat.
Splat the cat and the pumpkin-picking plan, text by Catherine Hapka ; cover art by Rick Farley ; illustrations by Loryn Brantz.
When Splat the Cat goes to a pumpkin patch with Seymour, he is determined to find the biggest pumpkin ever. But when he finally does, Splat discovers the real challenge isn't finding the pumpkin - it's how to get the pumpkin home!
Pom Pom Panda gets the grumps, Sophy Henn.
When Pom Pom Panda wakes up in a bad mood one morning, nothing is right. And then things go from bad to worse. A fresh and funny new take on toddler tantrums, that will strike a chord with parents and young children alike.
A trip into space : an adventure to the International Space Station, Lori Haskins Houran ; illustrated by Francisca Marquez.
A lively, rhythmical story and detailed illustrations take readers on a trip to the International Space Station, where astronauts work, sleep, and walk in space!
Mr. Brown's fantastic hat, Ayano Imai.
Sometimes when you are most in need of friends, they will flock to you - or at least to your hat.
Moo, this book was made by Emma Jennings, Natalie Munday, and Pip Tinsley.
First animal books with 10 big flaps to lift, each die-cut with a hole which peeps through to an animal
Zoo, this book was made by Emma Jennings, Natalie Munday and Pip Tinsley.
Pinkerton, behave!, Steven Kellogg.
Pinkerton may not be the best-trained dog in his class, but his unconventional behaviour saves the day when a burglar comes to his house.
Poor Doreen : a fishy tale, written by Sally Lloyd-Jones ; illustrated by Alexandra Boiger.
A fish named Doreen gets into all sorts of trouble on the way to see her cousin.
What Forest knows, George Ella Lyon ; illustrated by August Hall.
Follows the changing seasons in a forest as trees and animals are nourished and are dependent on each
First snow, Peter McCarty.
When Pedro comes from far away to visit his cousins, who are eager to introduce him to snow, all Pedro can think about at first is how much he dislikes cold.
Boom boom, Sarvinder Naberhaus ; illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine.
An exploration of the four seasons, told through each season's distinct sounds.
The book with no pictures, B.J. Novak.
In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what.
Alligator in an anorak, Daron Parton.
What could be cuter than an Alligator in an Anorak? Maybe a Rhino in a Rocket? A Tiger in a Tent or a Whale in a Wigwam? Every letter in this offbeat alphabet book will make you smile, no matter how well you know your ABCs.
I am doodle cat, Kat Patrick & Lauren Marriott.
Doodle Cat is red and like a really ripe tomato who loves lots of things including lentils and fractals. Doodle Cat often finds it hard to choose between dancing and clawing a favourite rug so just does both at the same time! Doodle Cat makes a long list of the things he loves to do because it's important to remember what makes you happy. Includes explanations of these at the end of the book.
Fox's garden, Princesse Camcam.
One snowy night, a fox loses its way, entering a village. Chased away by the grown ups, Fox takes shelter in a greenhouse. A little boy sees this from his window. Without hesitating, he brings a basket of food to the greenhouse, where he leaves it for the fox. His gift is noticed and the night becomes a garden of new life, nourished by compassion and kindness.
Supertruck, Stephen Savage.
When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done?
Race from A to Z, written by Jon Scieszka ; characters and environments developed by the Design Garage, David Gordon, Loren Long, David Shannon ; illustrated by Dani Jones.
Dump trucks, fire trucks, and even garbage trucks join in a race through the streets of Trucktown.
Little humans, Brandon Stanton.
The creator of Humans of New York combines an original narrative with some of his favourite children's photos from the blog, in addition to all-new exclusive portraits.
Some bunny to talk to : a story about going to therapy, Cheryl Sterling, PhD, Paola Conte, PhD, and Larissa Labay, PsyD ; illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke.
When Little Bunny's problem makes him feel sad and fearful, he goes to a therapist for help. Includes note to parents.
Frog is a hero, Max Velthuijs.
When the rains come and the river bursts its banks, Frog, Duck, Pig and Hare are stranded. It is Frog who is a hero when he risks his life to help his
Dangerous!, Tim Warnes.
Mole loves labelling things. Then one day he finds a strange thing. A lumpy-bumpy thing. A lumpy-bumpy thing with snippy-snappy teeth. Eeeeek! Look out!
Not all princesses dress in pink, Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple ; illustrated by Anne-Sophie Lanquetin.
Rhyming text affirms that girls can pursue their many interests, from playing sports to planting flowers in the dirt, without giving up their tiaras.
Stormy night, Salina Yoon.
Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.

Younger Fiction

Starring Jules (third grade debut), Beth Ain ; illustrated by Anne Keenan Higgins.
Jules is starting third grade, but her new teacher seems a little strange, she has to choose and research a famous person for the class wax museum project, and rehearsals for the sitcom she is in are harder than ever especially since the TV show is about to air.
Audrey (cow) : an oral account of a most daring escape, based more or less on a true story, Dan Bar-el ; illustrated by Tatjana Mai-Wyss.
Audrey is a cow with poetry in her blood, who yearns for the greener pastures beyond Bittersweet Farms. But when Roy the horse tells this bovine dreamer that she is headed for Abbot's War, the slaughter house, Audrey knows that she must leave her home and friends sooner than she ever imagined. With the help of a whole crew of animals and humans alike, Audrey attempts to escape the farm she lives on and certain death.
Bad Kitty. Puppy's big day, Nick Bruel.
Uncle Murray takes Puppy on a walk on a day that Bad Kitty is being unusually difficult, but has several unpleasant encounters with a police officer and one mean dog along the way. Text is interspersed with information about dog behaviour, pet care, and more.
The case of the weird blue chicken : the next misadventure, Doreen Cronin ; illustrated by Kevin Cornell.
When a weird blue chicken comes to Chicken Squad headquarters for help, siblings Dirt, Sugar, and Sweetie help find her missing house.
Pop of the bumpy mummy, Troy Cummings.
Alexander's class is going on a sleepover at the Stermont Museum, but something is stealing bright, shiny objects from all over town, including the museum's treasured Ruby Scorpion, and on the night of the visit the young monster hunters finally confront the town's newest monster a warrior covered entirely by bubble-wrap.
Ling & Ting, twice as silly, Grace Lin.
Identical twins Ling and Ting like to be silly, tell jokes, and laugh together.
Blue on blue, Dianne White ; illustrated by Beth Krommes.
Rhyming text and illustrations depict the swell and quieting of a storm.