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Books to Read this Winter

Books to Read this Winter

The perfect thing to do in the wintertime is to make some hot coco, grab a blanket and a couple favourite books. Reading is a wonderful way to increase imagination and develop stronger reading skills. It is also a fun way to relax and escape the day-to-day stresses. We have created a list of some of our favourite books that we offer here at Bright Bean, to help you find the best new book for your child which is sure to be a hit.

1. The Day The Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt ($19.00) – Shop Now

Crayons have feelings, too, in this funny back-to-school story illustrated by the creator of Stuck and This Moose Belongs to Me--now a #1 New York Times bestseller! Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit!

2. Pyjama Day by Robert Munsch ($7.99) – Shop Now

Everyone loves Pyjama Day! It's pyjama day at school, and Andrew has brought the perfect pair of pyjamas to wear. They feel perfect, they smell perfect, and they even taste perfect. In fact, they are so perfect that as soon as he puts them (yawn) . . . on (yawn) . . . he falls into a deep, deep (zzzzzzz) sleep. Everyone tries to wake him up, his friends, the teachers, his sister but no luck! Will Andrew wake up before the end of the book?

3. Z Is For Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet: A Hockey Alphabet by Matt Napier ($10.99) – Shop Now

With vibrant illustrations that bring the action alive, and A-Z poems that describe the basic elements of the sport, the bestselling Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet is now in a boardbook format, accessible to even the youngest of hockey fans.

4. We Are Family by Lebron James ($21.99) – Shop Now

Kids have big dreams. And when those dreams are on the line, how far are they willing to go to achieve them? When Jayden and his teammates find out there’s not going to be a Hoop Group this year—and maybe ever again—they have to learn to lean on each other if they want to save their basketball season, in this inspiring new middle grade novel from NBA superstar LeBron James and acclaimed author Andrea Williams.

5. The School For Good And Evil #3: The Last Ever After by Soman Chainani ($21.99) – Shop Now

In the stunning conclusion to the New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil trilogy, everything old is new again, as Sophie and Agatha fight the past as well as the present to find the perfect end to their fairy tale. Former best friends Sophie and Agatha thought their ending was sealed when they went their separate ways, but their storybook is about to be rewritten and this time theirs isn't the only one.

6. The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton ($21.99) – Shop Now

Princess Pinecone knows exactly what she wants for her birthday this year: a horse! A big horse, a strong horse, a horse fit for a warrior princess! But when the day arrives, she doesn’t quite get the horse of her dreams . . .

7. The Man With the Violin by Kathy Stinson ($19.95) – Shop Now

Bestselling author Kathy Stinson has woven a heart-warming story that reminds us all to stop and appreciate the beauty that surrounds us. Dylan is someone who notices things. His mom is someone who doesn't. So try as he might, Dylan can't get his mom to listen to the man playing the violin in the subway station. But Dylan is swept away by the soaring and swooping notes that fill the air as crowds of oblivious people rush by. With the beautiful music in his head all day long, Dylan can't forget the violinist, and finally succeeds in making his mother stop and listen, too.

Which book will be reading with you child? Let us know in the comments below!

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