Jim Henson's Dark Crystal Tales

Corey Godbey - 2017
    Short stories from within the world of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal from acclaimed children’s book illustrator, Cory Godbey.The colorful characters from Jim Henson’s beloved cult-classic film The Dark Crystal, embark on new side-adventures “in the age of wonder.”Cory Godbey, the storyteller behind the bestselling Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Tales, delves deep into the Skeksis’ ruled land of Thra in this gorgeously rendered look at some of Jim Henson and Brian Froud’s finest creations.

600 Black Spots

David A. Carter - 2007
    Readers can spend countless hours of fun searching for the black spots throughout the pages--but be careful! Tricks and surprises abound in this endlessly entertaining, keep-you-on-the-spot book!

Grumpy Unicorn: Why Me?

Joey Spiotto - 2019
    Meet one unicorn that isn't a sparkly, magical creature. In fact, he's downright grouchy.Learn all about Grumpy Unicorn's least-favorite things like seasons (all of them), holidays (every single one), traveling (anywhere), and so much more! From party planning to looking tough, this grumpy guy will make you smile with all his frowning.

Boat of Dreams

Rogério Coelho - 2017
    The intricately detailedillustrations reveal new wonders with each viewing. Neither children noradults will ever tire of this wonderful testament to imagination,memory, and dreams.

McBroom Tells the Truth

Sid Fleischman - 1966
    "There's been so much tomfool nonsense told about McBroom's wonderful one-acre farm?." It's a good thing Farmer Josh McBroom is back, setting matters straight in this pair of hilarious, homespun, illustrated chapter books, issued in an easy-to-read paperback format for the very first time!What better way to find out how it all began than by starting at the beginning-as McBroom, his wife, and their 11 redheaded children pack up their homestead and head West!

My Valley

Claude Ponti - 1998
    Clever language and beautifully detailed maps of imaginary landscapes will delight children and adults alike. Ponti himself has said, "My stories are like fairytales, always situated in the marvelous, speaking to the interior life and emotions of children. That way each child can get what they want out of the images: the characters and dreams are their own."

The Extraordinary Adventures Of Ordinary Basil

Wiley Miller - 2000
    Now he presents his first book for young readers--an exciting adventure about a boy who saves the world.Talented and well-known syndicated comic strip artist Wiley Miller presents a stunningly illustrated tale of a boy who is bored by his life and ready to break free from the lighthouse he calls home. Led off by a wonderfully eccentric professor in a hot-air-balloon ship, Basil travels to another dimension where he and a new friend save the fantasy city of Helios from destruction.

The Collector of Moments

Quint Buchholz - 1997
    He spends hours in Max's studio, but Max is secretive and does not show the boy his pictures -- until he departs on a journey and leaves behind a surprise exhibition for his young friend. Max's pictures are strange and beautiful. They depict a realm where things, familiar at first glance, nevertheless behave in the most surprising and unpredictable ways. In this spellbinding picture book, the reader joins the boy in contemplating these challenging images, in a celebration of the power of art to transform the everyday into something magical.


Ricky Gervais - 2004
    What are they? Why don't you know the answers? What's wrong with you? Anyway. Help is at hand from Ricky Gervais.

Trouble for Trumpets

Peter Dallas-Smith - 1984
    Just as the Trumpets, summer creatures who live in a world of warmth and sunshine, prepare to hibernate, the Grumpets, winter creatures who live in the dark, frozen mountains of the north, prepare to take over their land.


Gerda Muller - 1994
    Full of fun, active illustrations, this chunky board book shows the joys of fishing for tadpoles, playing at the beach, eating ice-cream, and enjoying evening picnics.

Once Upon a Wild Wood

Chris Riddell - 2018

Goodnight Opus

Berkeley Breathed - 1993
    Opus has always listened quietly while Grandma reads him his favourite bedtime story. But this time Opus decides to finish the story his way.

Grumpy Owl

Eric Esau - 2019
    Grumpy Owl wakes up on the wrong side of the bed and, just when he thinks things can't get worse, he discovers his animal friends are making all the wrong sounds! Brown Bear says "Woof!", Tan Toad says "Gobble!", and Red Rooster says "Moo!" Grumpy Owl cannot believe his ears and frantically tries to correct his friends without much success! Come along on this silly adventure as Grumpy Owl learns a valuable lesson about treating others with kindness whether they "Woof, oink, gobble! Moo, quack or squeak!"

Walt Disney's Treasury of Children's Classics

Darlene Geis - 1978
    Each section is followed by stories of each film's production, with behind-the-scenes facts about the artists, voice actors, and the time and money spent. 228 illustrations, including 201 in full color.