Everyone Gets A Turn

Join Bear, Hare, Turtle, and Mouse as they embark on an extraordinary adventure sparked by the discovery of a precious egg nestled in the woods. Illustrated in Dubuc’s signature soft and inviting watercolors, readers are immersed in the charming world of these woodland companions, who come together to find a solution for their newfound responsibility.

Through Dubuc’s endearing narrative and captivating illustrations, “Everyone Gets a Turn” celebrates the beauty of friendship, the power of community, and the importance of sharing and trusting in one’s resourcefulness. With its timeless message, this delightful picture book is perfect for sharing aloud and inspiring young readers to embrace the spirit of cooperation and kindness.

The Secret Elephant: Inspired By A True Story Of Friendship

Amidst the antics of monkeys and the presence of lions and giraffes, a looming war casts a shadow over the once-bustling zoo. As visitors dwindle and fear pervades the air, most animals seek solace with their companions, leaving one baby elephant alone and vulnerable. Amidst the chaos of bombs and uncertainty, the elephant’s keeper remains a steadfast presence, offering comfort and companionship.

When the situation becomes untenable, the keeper makes a bold decision to bring the elephant home, forging an unbreakable bond between them. Despite the challenges of concealing such a large creature, their friendship endures, even when wartime pressures demand the elephant’s return to the zoo. Undeterred by separation, the keeper stands by her friend’s side, finding solace amidst the chaos of conflict.

Inspired by a poignant true story from the Belfast Zoo during World War II, this book resonates with the spirit of resilience and empathy, reminiscent of beloved tales like “The One and Only Ivan” and the acclaimed documentary “The Elephant Whisperer.”

The Thingamajig

When Little Elephant’s parent loses an object whose name they can’t quite recall, Little Elephant embarks on a mission to find it. Along the way, they discover that other animals in the neighborhood have also misplaced their belongings—a snail’s hoo-pull-dee-pewp, a squirrel’s shis-moo, and even the ladybugs’ ha-bee ja-bee. As Little Elephant delves deeper into the mystery, they encounter a series of amusing scenarios and quirky characters. Is there a mischievous thief behind the disappearances, or is there a simpler explanation for the missing items?

With playful language and charming illustrations, “The Thingamajig” is filled with humor and creativity. It also offers an educational and entertaining experience for children and adults alike.

Sona And The Golden Beasts

Sona, a Malech, belongs to the ruling class that has oppressed the native Devans for centuries. Despite the Malechs’ ban on music to prevent the Devans from accessing their magical abilities, Sona hears melodies everywhere, hiding her own musical talents to avoid endangering herself. But When Sona discovers an orphaned wolf pup with golden ears, she suspects a connection to the sacred beasts of Devia and vows to protect it at all costs. As she embarks on a perilous quest with a Devan boy to obtain the nectar of life for a gravely ill loved one, Sona uncovers secrets about the Malechian empire and her own identity.

The Starling’s Song

Taking in all the beauty as he flies over the fields and forests, a Starling wants to sing an ode of the wonderful things he sees. Wanting to make sure he won’t forget anything, the Starling asks other birds to make lists of all the things he should remember.

Window

An imaginative visual narrative of the sights a young girl takes in as she walks home from school in the city. As she walks she wonders what might be going on behind the scenes of the windows she passes by on the way home. Her imagination knows no bounds as she envisions everything from a whale in a bathtub, vampires playing badminton, and even an indoor jungle! Finally readers venture through a window to find the girl at home in her own room, where the toys that surround her look strikingly familiar.

The Stone Child: The Misewa Saga, Book Three

The third book in the Misewa Saga fantasy series, where it is a race against time to save Eli after being discovered near-lifeless at the base of the Great Tree. In order to save him Morgan will have to ask for help, from friends new and old. With Arik and Emily at her side, they journey on the path away from the Great Tree where they must enter the northern woods, a place they have been warned to never enter. Here they must face new challenges as they encounter life-threatening attacks from horrifying creatures. But with a surprise ally coming to their aid, Morgan discovers the strength she needs to focus on saving her brother’s life, the thing that is most important.

The Great Bear: The Misewa Saga, Book Two

The second book of the Misewa Saga series, described as the Narnia-inspired Indigenous fantasy series, The Great Bear continues the story of Eli and Morgan as they journey back in time to Misewa to visit their animal friends in search of answers and solace as they navigate the perils of personal issues back home. But upon their return they learn that the village is in danger again and that in order to find strength to protect their friends they must dig deep within themselves. But will they be able to carry this strength back home with them as they navigate their own personal challenges?

The Portal Keeper: The Misewa Saga, Book Four

The fourth book in the Misewa Saga, The Portal Keeper takes readers on an adventure as Eli and Morgan experience life-changing revelations. While exploring the newly discovered area of Aski, World’s End, Eli struggles to comprehend his new found power of being able to locate a portal, while Morgan and Emily take delight in their developing relationship. But a turn of events takes them to the Ministik Village, where its animal inhabitants are going missing. The children vow to help by turning to friends, once again, but it is getting harder to maintain the separation of two worlds, especially when details of a traditional legend can change everything forever.

The Bear And The Wildcat

Bear is inconsolable when his little bird friend dies. He locks himself away in his house, consumed by his grief. But one day, when the smell of spring grass comes through his window, he ventures out again, making a new friend who will help him through his grief by reminding him of the beauty he experienced and instilling hope that comes with new friendship. Tender and senstive, The Bear and the Wildcat tells a delicate story of loss, grief, hope and friendship. Originally published in Japan in 2008, now translated into English from the Japanese edition by Cathy Hirano.