About the Author

Helaine Becker

Helaine Becker is the bestselling author of more than seventy books for children and young adults, including the "enduring Canadian Christmas classic" A Porcupine in a Pine Tree and the giggle-inducing Ode to Underwear. She's also a three-time winner of the Silver Birch Award and a two-time winner of the Lane Anderson Award for Science Writing for Children; she has received the Sydney Taylor Notable Book award and two Junior Library Guild nods. Her latest books include the middle-grade novel Dirk Daring: Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (Orca Books), Worms for Breakfast (Owlkids) and Top Secret: Uncover Your Inner Spy (Scholastic Canada). Helaine lives in Toronto with her husband and her dog, Ella. For more information, visit www.helainebecker.com.

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A Porcupine in a Pine Tree (Gift Set)

A Porcupine in a Pine Tree (Gift Set)

A Canadian 12 Days of Christmas
edition:Mixed media
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AlphaBest

AlphaBest

The Zany, Zanier, Zaniest Book about Comparatives and Superlatives
by Helaine Becker
illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition:Hardcover
tagged : words, alphabet
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Are You Psychic?

Are You Psychic?

The Official Guide for Kids
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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Boredom Blasters

Boredom Blasters

Brain Bogglers, Awesome Activities, Cool Comics, Tasty Treats, and More…
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
tagged : puzzles
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Dashing Through the Snow

Dashing Through the Snow

A Canadian Jingle Bells
edition:Hardcover
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Dirk Daring, Secret Agent

Dirk Daring, Secret Agent

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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Falalalala...

Falalalala...

Une chanson de Noël
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
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Funny Business

Funny Business

Clowning Around, Practical Jokes, Cool Comedy, Cartooning, and More…
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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Hubots

Hubots

Real-World Robots Inspired by Humans
by Helaine Becker
illustrated by Alex Ries
edition:Hardcover
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Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

Dirk Daring, Secret Agent (Book 2)
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
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Like a Pro

Like a Pro

101 Simple Ways to Do Really Important Stuff
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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Lines, Bars and Circles

Lines, Bars and Circles

How William Playfair Invented Graphs
edition:Hardcover
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Magic Up Your Sleeve

Magic Up Your Sleeve

Amazing Illusions, Tricks, and Science Facts You'll Never Believe
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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Megabugs

Megabugs

And Other Prehistoric Critters That Roamed the Planet
by Helaine Becker
illustrated by John Bindon
edition:Hardcover
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Monster Science

Monster Science

Could Monsters Survive (and Thrive!) in the Real World?
by Helaine Becker
illustrated by Phil McAndrew
edition:Hardcover
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Mother Goose Unplucked

Mother Goose Unplucked

Crazy Comics, Zany Activities, Nutty Facts, & Other Twisted Takes on Childhood Favorites
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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Pirate Queen

Pirate Queen

A Story of Zheng Yi Sao
by Helaine Becker
illustrated by Liz Wong
edition:Hardcover
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Raconte-moi les graphiques

Raconte-moi les graphiques

L'histoire de William Playfair
edition:Paperback
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Science on the Loose

Science on the Loose

Amazing Activities and Science Facts You'll Never Believe
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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Secret Agent Y.O.U.

Secret Agent Y.O.U.

The Official Guide to Secret Codes, Disguises, Surveillance and MORE
by Helaine Becker
illustrated by Dave Whamond
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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The Insecto-files

The Insecto-files

Amazing Insect Science and Bug Facts You'll Never Believe
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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What's the Big Idea?

What's the Big Idea?

Inventions That Changed Life on Earth Forever
by Helaine Becker
illustrated by Steve Attoe
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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You Can Read

You Can Read

by Helaine Becker
illustrated by Mark Hoffmann
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Audiobook
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Zoobots

Zoobots

Wild Robots Inspired by Real Animals
by Helaine Becker
illustrated by Alex Ries
edition:Hardcover
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