Come on and visit us in the ERC for more information on our vast collection of picture books! We have books covering a variety of themes, and have highlighted some of those themes below. Keep an eye out for our recommended pairings of books to puppets, so you can make sure to grab a puppet when you stop by to grab your books.
"This fact-based story of losing a tooth while visiting family in Mali rings with authenticity and good humour...[T]he illustrations exude happiness and togetherness." - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Try as they might, the children each wind up with a fraction of what they wished for. Can they figure out how to combine their wishes to wind up with one whole, happy pet? This charming blend of storytelling and math will keep young readers engaged till the very end.
Apples and Butterflies is a gentle, lyrical poem about a family's autumn vacation and shows Prince Edward Island in a light we don't often see--the bright blue and orange light of fall. Pair this book with our Butterfly puppet for an interactive story time.
From Marcus Pfister, creator of ""The Rainbow Fish,"" comes a thought-provoking story that, with the book's unique format, actively involves children in the decision-making process. Pair this book with our Mouse puppet for interactive story time.