Picture Books with Big Feelings

Picture Books with Big Feelings

These last eighteen months have been a rollercoaster of emotions and I have ridden a few of them. Swept up in a terrible mood, tightness in your chest, a sadness that lingers longer than we want – these can be big yet normal feelings. Picture books can be a...
BC Yukon Bookmail with Julie Flett & Joy Kogawa

BC Yukon Bookmail with Julie Flett & Joy Kogawa

“The handwriting in the letter was as even as waves along the beach, row on row of neat curls and dots, perfect pebbles and shells on an ordered shore.”― Joy Kogawa A tree, a seed, a kind elderly friend, these things hold generations of stories. The anticipation and...
The Rock From the Sky by Jon Klassen

The Rock From the Sky by Jon Klassen

The master of the side eye returns! At first sight, this turtle might look familiar but this one comes packing much attitude! Change of hat or different turtle, you decide. Which is one of the reasons we love Klassen books so much after all, isn’t it?  The characters...
Vol. 6 :Read Around the World

Vol. 6 :Read Around the World

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The Traveler’s Gift by Danielle Davison

The Traveler’s Gift by Danielle Davison

 It is often hard to see hope when struggling with grief. Danielle Davison has woven a beautiful journey of loss and hope in her debut picture book, The Traveler’s gift. I have had known Danielle for some time, that’s the magic of the children’s...
Gift Guide 2019

Gift Guide 2019

Couldn’t let the year end without sharing these books of wonder and delight! Wee Society books are some of our very favorites. Smart, funny and engaging but mostly I like how special my kids feel when they are reflecting on what to write about. Great keepsakes,...