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Pajama Press publishes relevant, enduring children’s books that uplift readers—and never talk down to them.
From the award-winning author of Nim’s Island and Dragonfly Song, a gripping novel about a family’s will to endure, mystical horses, and the beauty of self-sufficiency and restoration.
From the creators of Percy’s Perfect Friend. Melodramatic Leah goes through all the highs and lows of schoolyard rejection, a joyful new friendship, and empathetic generosity toward other lonely souls.
The Sun Never Hurries is a tender story that invites readers to reflect on the passage of time and the importance of slowing down and appreciating every moment. By embracing the calm rhythm of her Papa Jo, Charlie’s day is transformed from ordinary to joyful.
From the author of the 2023 Texas 2×2 Reading List Selection, Bear has a Belly, comes another Big, Little Concepts photographic celebration! Preschoolers will be delighted as they explore colorful foods to enjoy, and the animals that love them too!
During World War One, a young girl slips her teddy bear into a care package for her father, a medic posted to the trenches of France. Although her father dies in the battle of Passchendaele, his belongings are shipped back to his family, along with the toy bear, which today sits in the Canadian War ...
In a tranquil but moving journey through the garden, celebrate the relationships between flowers and the birds, insects, and four-legged friends with which they share their world
Tuan and his family survive bullets, a broken motor, and a leaking boat in the long days they spend at sea after fleeing Vietnam. A true story as told to the author by Tuan Ho. Includes family photographs and a historical note about the Vietnamese refugee crisis.
An innovative full-colour work about bats' biology, habits, and history, and the bat conservation efforts of young people around the world
By Rob Laidlaw
Meet young "Cat Champions", kids who are helping domestic and feral cats by volunteering at shelters, fostering kittens, and raising awareness about cats who need help. Learn about the issues facing our feline friends, and be inspired to become a "Cat Champion" yourself.
By Rob Laidlaw
A beautifully illustrated nonfiction primer about how cities work for middle-grade readers exploring geography, civics, history, science, and technology
Full-colour profiles feature twenty-five diverse individuals who followed a wide range of paths to fascinating careers. Young readers will be equipped for their own journeys with tips, resources, and spotlight features about other young people who are already engaging with their chosen fields.
The world of homeless, free ranging, mistreated and exploited dogs; the challenges they face, and the individuals who dedicate their lives to helping dogs. Enhanced with photos, informational sidebars, and inspiring news stories.
By Rob Laidlaw
A lyrical nonfiction celebration of the outdoors pairing childlike observation with facts about the natural world
Detailed information about all aspects of gardening is packaged into a heartfelt story of community action in which three bright children, with the help of neighborhood volunteers, bring new life and hope to a forgotten garden.
From award-winning author Colleen Nelson, and literacy advocate Kathie MacIsaac, twenty-five profiles present a plethora of jobs, and people, making it easier than ever for young people to see their dreams and to live their dreams!
A beautiful omnibus edition of the award-winning biographies Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan’s Rescue from War and One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way
The story of a peregrine falcon and its mate's struggle to raise their young is told against the backdrop of scientists' efforts to understand the raptors' decline in the wild. After a devastating effect on the bird's lifecycle is linked to the pesticide DDT, the world's fastest bird must depend on ...
In a full-color dog book unlike any other, acclaimed children’s nonfiction author Rob Laidlaw delves into the history and evolution of dogs as human companions, and empowers young readers to promote the health and happiness of dogs in their own lives and beyond.
By Rob Laidlaw
In 1995 - 96, gray wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park. To researchers' surprise, the wolves ended up positively impacting the entire ecosystem and landscape. Informational pages with further historical and scientific information complete this illustrated narrative.