First and Best 2010

Our top picks of the best Canadian children's books for building reading readiness in kids under five. Because the first books you share with your child should also be the best!

Ages: 0-5 years

Baby's Lullaby

Jill Barber

Lay down and rest your sleepy eyes.

Chicken, Pig, Cow Horse Around

Ruth Ohi

Chicken, Pig and Cow get a new friend.

Hockey Opposites

Per-Henrik Gürth

Go, team go!
Also Available in eBook

How Do You Read To a Rabbit?

Andrea Wayne von Königslöw

Can you read a bedtime story to an animal?

I Like to Play

Marla Stewart Konrad

Everyone likes to play! Don't you?

Kitten's Autumn

Eugenie Fernandes

Kitten explores an autumn day.
Also Available in eBook

Kitten's Spring

Eugenie Fernandes

It's a new season for Kitten.
Also Available in eBook

On My Walk

Kari-Lynn Winters

Let's go on a summer walk!

A Paddling of Ducks: Animals in Groups from A to Z

Marjorie Blain Parker

From an army of ants to a herd of zebras.
Also Available in eBook

Roslyn Rutabaga and the Biggest Hole On Earth!

Marie-Louise Gay

Roslyn Rutabaga is a rabbit. One day she has a plan to dig the biggest hole on earth. Will she succeed?

Which Way?

Marthe Jocelyn

How will we get where we are going?

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Our top picks of the best Canadian children's books for building reading readiness in kids under five. Because the first books you share with your child should also be the best!

Ages: 0-5 years