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October 2019

Learning about life on Mars and Finding Kindness with picture books

New picture books show life on Mars and people being kind and bringing happiness to others.

5 Questions for Toronto’s Jessica Westhead, author of Worry

Toronto author Jessica Westhead answers 5 questions about writing and her latest book, Worry.

DK’s Street Through Time is an amazing look at 12,000 years of history

DK's A Street Through Time is an really cool look at how human settlements have changed throughout history.

Lots of great information about mythical beasts and magical monsters from around the world

Interesting information about mythical beasts and magical monsters found throughout the world.

If You’re Scary and You Know It and Sesame Street Happy Halloween board books reviewed

Two cute Halloween board books you won't mind reading over again.

Great characters, setting in Joanna Rees’ The Runaway Daughter

Set in the 1920s, we follow the story about a young lady, forced to commit a terrible crime, who flees to London, England, and reinvents herself, meeting a host of characters along the way.

Just in time for Halloween – Lonely Planet Kids Atlas of Monsters and Ghosts

From La Llorona, found floating in bodies of water through Central and South America to doll spirits of Mexico, there are no shortage of monster and ghosts in this atlas.

The Binkertons travel to Ancient Greece and see the original Olympic Games in this fun book

The Blinkerton kids find themselves in Ancient Greece during the Olympic Games in this Kids Can Press book.

Meet the Group of Seven in this interesting read by The Art Gallery of Ontario

Lots of intersting information about Canada's now-famous art group (and lots of critic comments, too).

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