Category Archives: Primary

Primary or elementary school level

Let’s Explore Countries

A bright, colourful and engaging series for young readers that introduces them to countries around the world in a accessible, engaging and informative format. Readers will discover fascinating facts about the the history, culture and geography of a country ¬†–¬†food, … Continue reading

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Prime Ministers & Their Governments

A new edition of Prime Ministers and their Governments from Trocadero is a timely update from the 2011 original considering the changes in political parties and leaders over the past 5 years. From Edward Barton to Malcolm Turnbull each entry … Continue reading

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Get-Into-It-Guides: Hands-on hobbies for kids

A timely release as education focuses on the “maker movement” and the importance of hands-on active learning. The six titles in this series focus on indoor leisure and hobby interests that embrace crafts, games and the arts. Each book provides … Continue reading

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Mapping the Continents

Discover: Australia, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America This is a useful and engaging series to support Geography investigations in the primary classroom with full-color maps, photos, diagrams, drawings and symbols to aid interpretation and investigation. Each book’s … Continue reading

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Tech Bytes: New technologies unpacked

The Tech Bytes series explores amazing new technologies and how they are changing the way people perform everyday tasks. Each title explores the stimulus for and development of each technology and considers the problems that had to be solved along … Continue reading

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The Bones and Teeth of Sara Levine

Sarah Levine’s run away success with Bone by Bone: Comparing Animal Skeletons earned her several awards including an Honor Award in the Cook Prize Awards in 2014. This American award honors the best science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) picture … Continue reading

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Art’s Supplies & Spare Dog Parts – laughter for the younger reader

Art’s Supplies, written and illustrated by Chris Tougas, is a delightful and very clever picture book that explores a range of art mediums – pastels, pencils, paints, crayons, brushes, ink, markers and more – to tell the tale of how … Continue reading

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