4/4 **** HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
An excellent read… Grant reflects the attitudes and behaviours of today’s young teens… Middle school kids will really enjoy reading this novel. (“Tagged Out”)
—CM (Canadian Review of Materials), Elaine Fuhr reviewer
15 BOOKS TO READ FOR PRIDE MONTH
…Our librarian Meghan Howe shares her list of recommended Canadian books for kids and teens featuring LGBTQ characters and themes.
—Canadian Children’s Book Centre
ANOTHER HOME RUN FOR LORIMER!
This is a challenging topic for the target audience, age 10 to 13. Another home run for Lorimer Sports!
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“…a wonderfully entertaining picture book story that will prove to be enormously popular with children ages 6 to 7. Strongly recommended for family, elementary school and community library picture book collections.”
—Midwest Book Review
A FUN BOOK ABOUT ASKING QUESTIONS
You’ll also find great question activities in the back of the book.
FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF GABBY…
Dolby’s spunky illustrations capture Gabby’s energy.
Once again, Gabby and her sidekick Roy bring words to life using letters from Gabby’s magical alphabet book.
Gabby and Roy must ask the right questions to solve the mystery and save the day.
—Open Book Toronto
BRIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS, IMAGINATIVE TEXT
Gabby is a colourful and animated picture book that will engage children through its bright illustrations and imaginative text. The story also functions as a creative lesson in how to spell and attach meaning to words.
A charming read-aloud story ideal for getting little ones interested in forming their own spelled-out words. Highly recommended.
—Midwest Book Review (The Picturebook Shelf)
Look at this little cutie! Could it be a junior Pippi? No, this little one is Gabby and she’s much more grounded and responsible, but still imaginative.
—CanLit For Little Canadians
TEXT-WORLD CONNECTION PLAYFULLY PRESENTED
The connection between words and the real things they represent is playfully presented in this first book by journalist and editor Joyce Grant.
—City Parent, On The Bookshelf
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