A Small Nativity, written by Aquiles Nazoa and illustrated by Ana Palmero Caceres. This delightful retelling of the Christmas story in a contemporary Latin American setting is by Aquiles Nazoa, one of the most famous poets of Venezuela.
Applesauce A book about a father and son and how sometimes fathers can be lovely and then sometimes they can be "thunder daddies." In this book, thunder daddies don't last too long, thank goodness. A great tool for seeing parents/adults for who they are.
Alego, is written and illustrated by Teevee. It tells the story of Alego, an Inuit girl living in Kinngait (Cape Dorset) and her experiences with her grandmother. The idea was born from Teevee’s own memories.
Art Room, written by Susan Vande Griek and illustrated by Pascal Milelli. Emily Carr (1871-1945) was a great artist of the Northwest Coast. One of the few woman painters of her generation, she has been exhibited with and compared to Georgia O'Keeffe and Frida Kahlo, two other women artists whose work is finally receiving the recognition it deserves.
When the new baby arrives, both the baby and the parents are in for a steep learning curve. In this book, born out of personal experience, internationally renowned author/illustrator Isol brings us a dual narrative and guide. For babies, there’s a rich range of images of babies and all their functions to look at. From crying, to nursing, to peeing and pooing, to looking, to hearing, to deciding that this weird new world they’ve entered is worth staying in.