Some kids look forward to the start of the school year, while others dread the end of summer. Getting them ready to head back can be as simple as finding a great book or two!
Beginning readers : wipe-clean workbook
"Based on the bestselling learn-to-read boxed set Bob Books Beginning Readers, this wipe-clean workbook is full of fun for early readers! A variety of writing and drawing activities will help your child have fun while learning essential reading and writing skills.
The book of brilliant bugs
French, Jess, author
Learn about the amazing world of bugs in this gorgeously illustrated book packed with insect facts. Enter the kingdom of bugs and their close relatives for a magical journey through the forest floor, down into the deepest caves, and even across the open ocean. Insects, arachnids, worms, and mollusks are crawling across the pages of this colorful bug book, which combines gorgeous illustrations and photos to help young animal enthusiasts spot and learn all the main bug groups. From dancing bees to cartwheeling spiders, from butterfly athletes to the beetles that eat poo, they'll learn all about the incredible secret world of creepy-crawlies. And they'll find out how bugs help to look after our planet too. The Book of Brilliant Bugs, written by insect expert Jess French and illustrated by Claire McElfatrick, takes children on a fascinating journey of exploration, showing them just how amazing creepy-crawlies are, what they do for our planet, and how we can help them. It includes bug relatives such as slimy slugs, web-spinning spiders and scuttling centipedes, plus amazing facts on how bugs pass on messages, compete for food, seek true love, and fill the air with buzzing wings.
Canadian curriculum summersmart, English - math - science - social studies. Grades 1-2.
Canadian curriculum summersmart, English - math - science - social studies. Grades 2-3.
Canadian curriculum summersmart, English - math - science - social studies. Grades 3-4.
Canadian curriculum summersmart, English - math - science - social studies. Grades 4-5.
Canadian curriculum summersmart, English - math - science - social studies. Grades 5-6.
Canadian curriculum summersmart, English - math - science - social studies. Grades K-1.
Children's illustrated atlas
Brooks, Andrew, author.
A first atlas for students features over fifty maps of world regions in addition to trivia about different countries and cultures.
The dinosaur book : come face to face with over 80 dinosaurs in this definitive guide
Rooney, Anne, author
Turn the pages of this dinosaur spotter's guide to meet the amazing creatures that once roamed our planet -- from Diplodocus and Velociraptor to the king of them all, Tyrannosaurus rex. Continent by continent, you'll tour the world to learn about these incredible prehistoric species. Whether big or small, fast or slow, fearsome or friendly, you'll find it here.
First words : science around us : a question-and-answer book
Neradova, Maria, illustrator.
"My First Brain Quest: First Words: Science Around Us introduces babies and toddlers to more than 100 STEM-related vocabulary words in their world-in the backyard, at the doctor's office, at the beach. Each scene features labeled illustrated objects as well as brief captions that help to introduce STEM concepts and help put into context, alongside questions that encourage conversation between reader and child."
Kindergarten countdown! : 10 more sleeps until school starts!
Parker, Marjorie Blain, author.
The LEGO ideas book
Dolan, Hannah, author
Unlock your imagination with this colorful treasury of more than 200 new building ideas created by LEGO fan builders. Learn tips and tricks to become a better builder. Find out how professional LEGO designers get their ideas and meet the fan builders. Get inspired to make your own LEGO creations with ideas to build your dream home, create an alien sports center, design a time machine, grow your own brick-built rooftop garden, and much more. There is no limit when it comes to LEGO ideas. What will you build?
Math games with bad drawings : 75 1/4 simple, challenging, go-anywhere games--and why they matter
Orlin, Ben, author.
"From beloved math popularizer Ben Orlin comes a masterfully compiled collection of dozens of playable mathematical games.This ultimate game chest draws on mathematical curios, childhood classics, and soon-to-be classics, each hand-chosen to be (1) fun, (2) thought-provoking, and (3) easy to play. With just paper, pens, and the occasional handful of coins, you and a partner can enjoy hours of fun--and hours of challenge." -- Amazon.com.
My encyclopedia of very important adventures : for little learners who love exciting journeys and incredible discoveries
Hubbard, Ben, 1973- author
An exciting introduction to the awesome adventures of the eager explorers, dynamic daredevils, imaginative inventors, and other pioneers who shaped the world. Take a dive into the great unknown and go on a daring journey across land, sea and sky - exploring everywhere from the highest mountains to the deepest ocean. In addition, visit the workshops, labs, and studios of history's most important minds and meet inventors, explorers, pirates, daredevils, and more. Read about the pioneers who dared to go where nobody had been before, archaeologists who made startling discoveries, and all of the exciting adventures they had along the way. Packed with fun facts and colourful illustrations My Encyclopedia of Very Important Adventures that will feed your imagination and quench your thirst for knowledge.
My first day of first grade
Help your child prepare for the first day of school with this sweet story that tells them they are ready for first grade.
The mysteries of the universe
Gater, Will, author.
A guide to some of the most extraordinary places, objects and sights in the cosmos, from the amazing worlds of our solar system to distant galaxies and glowing nebulae--and almost everything in between. Includes 100 objects from throughout the universe, arranged from closest to our planet to farthest away. Discover the best-kept secrets of space.
Richard Scarry's super silly seek and find!
Scarry, Richard, author, illustrator.
Keep little ones busy with this fun-filled Busytown Seek and Find board book, featuring Huckle Cat, Lowly Worm, Roger Rhino, and more! Richard Scarry's Busytown is a wonderful place, with so many things to see and do! Now children ages two to five can join the fun with this Super Silly Seek and Find board book! Kids can search the busy full-color pages for their favorite characters and tons of hidden objects! A great way to introduce children to Richard Scarry's Busytown.
Where's Bluey? : a search-and-find book
Rees, Nick John, illustrator
Have you seen Bluey and Bingo? There are lots of other hidden items, too, so join the fun in this search-and-find book!