Whether you’re just picking up these books for the first time, or you haven’t seen them in years, children’s books have a special place in all of our hearts. There’s excitement in hearing them before bed, and nostalgia in seeing their front cover 10 years later. What you may not know is how many of the books we love to read are written by Canadian authors! Here’s a list of nine Canadian children’s books that are well worth the revisit:

1. Red is Best by Kathy Stinson


2. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery


3. Stella, Star of the Sea by Marie-Louise Gay


4. Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel


5. The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch


6. Franklin in the Dark by Paulette Bourgeois

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7. The Balloon Tree by Phoebe Gilman


8. Stanley’s Party by Linda Bailey


9. Run by Eric Walters


The books we fall in love with as a kid really do stay with us for the rest of our lives. Let your imagination soar and pick up one of these awesome books, no matter what your age!

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