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Kids' Books From PEI and New Brunswick

Created by kileyturner on May 14, 2013
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Gorgeous illustrations are the hallmark of many of these books.
The Summer of the Marco Polo

The Summer of the Marco Polo

by Lynn Manuel
illustrated by Kasia Charko
edition:eBook
also available: Hardcover

"In the summer of 1883 a famous clipper ship ran aground off the coast of Prince Edward Island near the home of a young girl named Lucy Maud Montgomery. Lucy Maud, who became one of Canada's most beloved writers, wrote about the grand adventure in he …

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A Friend Like Zilla

A Friend Like Zilla

edition:Paperback

Nobby meets Zilla, who is developmentally disabled, while on holiday. But Uncle Chad is prejudice towards Zilla. Attitudes change when Uncle Chad gets hurt and Zilla comes to the rescue.

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The Ghost of Northumberland Strait

The Ghost of Northumberland Strait

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

The last thing thirteen-year-old Charly expects to do is embark on an adventure when she, her mother and sister Nikki move to PEI to live with Grammie after her parents' divorce. But the day Charly and her friends break into the abandoned, weather-gr …

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Lobster in my Pocket  2nd edition

Lobster in my Pocket 2nd edition

illustrated by Brenda Jones
by Deirdre Kessler
edition:Paperback
tagged : marine life

This Maritime classic tells the magical story of Lee,alonely girl in a coastal fishing village. One day shemeets Lucky, a talking lobster trapped in a crate onthe wharf. Lee sets Lucky free, and the two becomefriends. When Lee falls into the ocean du …

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Chung Lee Loves Lobsters

Chung Lee Loves Lobsters

edition:Paperback
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Mr. Chung Lee is a retired restaurant cook who buys one lobster a month with his old age pension cheque, takes the lobster to the seashore, and releases it into the sea. This book, a PEI favourite, was originally published in 1992 by Annick Press, bu …

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Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

tagged : classics

L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables is one of the best-known and most enduringly popular novels of the twentieth century. First published in 1908, it has never been out of print, and it continues, nearly a century after its first appearance, to ap …

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Dreamtime

edition:Hardcover

The soothing rhythms and sounds of the words of this story will work their magic on children at bedtime. Written by award-winning author Deirdre Kessler and illustrated by the talented young artist Christina Patterson, this book evokes a quiet nightt …

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True Meaning of Crumbfest

illustrated by Dale McNevin
by David Weale
edition:Paperback

"Winner of the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children’s Literature; over 17,000 copies in print; animated Christmas special on TELETOON, with the spin-off series EckhartThe True Meaning of Crumbfest is the story of a curious little mouse named Ekhart …

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