When Chris watches the groundbreaking moon landing on TV, he realizes that space is the darkest dark there is--and the dark is beautiful and exciting, especially when you have big dreams to keep you company.
A group of superheroes are having a bad day and learn to cope with their emotions.
Phoebe--half Jamaican, half French-Canadian--hates her school nickname of "French Toast."
Since learning that one of Baa Baa Black Sheep's three bags of wool went to the Little Boy Who Lived Down the Drain, Sally has wanted to meet him. Now, at every bath time, Sally talks with the Little Boy and discovers more about her new friend.
After being uprooted by his mother's new job, Milo, at the age of eight and a half, has retired from having fun. His young sister, Georgie, doesn't feel the same way; she wants to explore their new city.
As Owl swoops down on an unsuspecting lemming outside her den, he is sure that he has a tasty meal in the little animal he has cornered. But this lemming is not about to be eaten!
The Blue Spruce Award program brings recently published Canadian children's picture books to children in kindergarten to Grade 2. It is part of the Forest of Reading, an annual initiative of the Ontario Library Association.
Ages: 4-7 years