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Keyword: storytelling

Colette’s Lost Pet

Arsenault, Isabelle (Author/Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2017. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Animals, exaggeration, friendship, graphic tale, imagination, lost and found, Montréal, moving (household), neighbours, pets, storytelling, tall tales
 
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Use Your Imagination

O'Byrne, Nicola (Author/Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2015. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Fairy tale adaptations, imagination, non-traditional text layout, pastiche, rabbits, Red Riding Hood, storytelling, surprise endings, wolves
 
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Beatrice Doesn’t Want To

Numeroff, Laura Joffe (Author)
Munsinger, Lynn (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press 2008. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Books, brothers and sisters, libraries, reading, responsibility, storytelling
 
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Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection Volume 1

Nicholson, Hope (Editor)
AH Comics 2016. 176 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Anthologies, cultural heritage, diversity, Indigenous peoples, legends, multigenre, multiple authors, multiple voices, North America, oral history, pourquoi tales, short stories, storytelling, supernatural, traditions, tricksters
 
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The Whisper

Zagarenski, Pamela (Author/Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Books, creativity, fantasy, imagination, inspiration, reading, story within a story, storytelling, words
 
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Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

Robertson, Robbie (Author)
Shannon, David (Illustrator)
Abrams 2015. 48 pages + 1 CD
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Community, cooperation, empathy, forgiveness, historical fiction, Indigenous peoples, legends, magic, making peace, spirituality, storytelling
 
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When We Were Alone

Robertson, David A. (Author)
Flett, Julie (Illustrator)
Portage & Main Press 2016. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Canadian history, community, Cree, education, Indigenous peoples, intergenerational relationships, multiple narrators, oral history, questions, recurrent patterns, residential schools, storytelling
 
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Ben Says Goodbye

Ellis, Sarah (Author)
LaFave, Kim (Illustrator)
Pajama Press 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Cave paintings, family life, friendship, imagination, moving (household), self-expression, storytelling
 
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Sweaterweather & Other Short Stories

Varon, Sara (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2016. 128 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Allegories, animals, anthropomorphization, comic strips, humour, illustrations (monochrome), multimodal, short stories, storytelling, vignettes, writing
 
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Comics Confidential: Thirteen Graphic Novelists Talk Story, Craft, and Life Outside the Box

Marcus, Leonard S. (Editor)
Candlewick Press 2016. 176 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: City life, comic strips, creative process, creativity, interviews, multiple authors, multiple illustrators, storytelling
 
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Draw Out the Story: Ten Secrets to Creating Your Own Comics

McLachlan, Brian (Author/Illustrator)
Owlkids 2013. 144 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Comic strips, creativity, drawing, illustrating, instructions, storytelling, writing
 
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Every Single Night

Demers, Dominique (Author)
Debon, Nicolas (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Bedtime, fathers and sons, imagination, routines, sleep, storytelling
 
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The Loon’s Necklace

Toye, William (Author)
Cleaver, Elizabeth (Illustrator)
Oxford University Press 1988. 24 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Birds, Indigenous peoples, legends, loons, pourquoi tales, storytelling
 
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The Native Stories From Keepers of the Earth

Bruchac, Joseph (Author)
Caduto, Michael (Author)
Fadden, John Kahionhes (Illustrator)
Fifth House 1994. 146 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Creation, environment, illustrations (black and white), Indigenous peoples, legends, nature, oral history, pourquoi tales, short stories, storytelling
 
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Ralph Tells a Story

Hanlon, Abby (Author/Illustrator)
Amazon 2012. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Creativity, first-person narration, inspiration, school life, storytelling, writing
 
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Eat, Leo! Eat!

Adderson, Caroline (Author)
Bisaillon, Josée (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2015. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Eating, family life, food, grandparents, Italian culture, storytelling
 
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I Am a Story

Yaccarino, Dan (Author/Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2016. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Books, censorship, history, literacy, reading, storytelling
 
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Trickster Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection

Dembicki, Matt (Editor)
Fulcrum 2010. 232 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Allegories, animals, fables, multiple authors, multiple illustrators, Native Americans, oral history, pourquoi tales, storytelling, tricksters
 
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Dancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian Youth

Gammell, Stephen (Illustrator)
Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk (Editor)
Holiday House 2007. 32 pages
Book type: Anthology

Keywords: Illustrations (watercolours), Indigenous peoples, multiple authors, oral history, poetry (collections), storytelling
 
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A Family Is a Family Is a Family

O'Leary, Sara (Author)
Leng, Qin (Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2016. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Differences, diversity, families, individuality, multiculturalism, school life, storytelling
 
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Humans of New York: Stories

Stanton, Brandon (Author/Illustrator)
Macmillan 2015. 428 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: City life, community, diversity, illustrations (photographs), media literacy, multiculturalism, multimodal, New York City, photo essay, storytelling
 
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In English, Of Course

Nobisso, Josephine (Author)
Ziborova, Dasha (Illustrator)
Gingerbread House 2003. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: English language, immigrants, immigration, language learning, school life, storytelling
 
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The Dandelion’s Tale

Sheehan, Kevin (Author)
Dunlavey, Rob (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Birds, flowers, grief, life cycles, loss, storytelling, weeds
 
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A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

McDonnell, Patrick (Author/Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2014. 36 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Accidents, anxiety, books, cleanliness, metafiction, overcoming adversity, perseverance, storytelling
 
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The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, the Exploding Eggs, the Wolf, and Grandma

Fox, Diane (Author/Illustrator)
Fox, Christyan (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2014. 28 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Fairy tale adaptations, fractured stories, humour, metafiction, Red Riding Hood, speech bubbles, storytelling
 
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Any Questions?

Gay, Marie-Louise (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2014. 56 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Authors, creative writing, creativity, illustrations (watercolours), imagination, questions, storytelling, writing
 
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Picturescape

Gutiérrez, Elisa (Author/Illustrator)
Simply Read Books 2007. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Art, Canada, Canadian art, fantasy, imagination, museums, storytelling, wordless book
 
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Raven Brings the Light

Vickers, Roy Henry (Author/Illustrator)
Budd, Robert (Author)
Harbour Publishing 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Illustrations (acrylic), Indigenous peoples, legends, oral history, ravens, storytelling
 
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The Nutmeg Princess

Keens-Douglas, Richardo (Author)
Galouchko, Annouchka Gravel (Illustrator)
Annick Press 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Caribbean, magic, pourquoi tales, princesses, storytelling, traditions
 
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Read Me a Story, Stella

Gay, Marie-Louise (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2013. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Books, brothers and sisters, illustrations (watercolours), questions, reading, storytelling
 
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I Wish I Could Draw

Fagan, Cary (Author/Illustrator)
Groundwood Books 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Creativity, drawing, first-person narration, illustrations (ink), imagination, self-confidence, storytelling
 
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Really and Truly

Rivard, Émilie (Author)
Delisle, Anne-Claire (Illustrator)
Owlkids 2012. 24 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Aging, Alzheimer’s disease, grandfathers, imagination, intergenerational relationships, storytelling
 
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Mr. Zinger’s Hat

Fagan, Cary (Author)
Petričić, Dušan (Illustrator)
Tundra Books 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Friendship, games, hats, imagination, intergenerational relationships, storytelling
 
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Zen Shorts

Muth, Jon J. (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2005. 40 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Forgiveness, generosity, giant pandas, illustrations (watercolours), perspectives, philosophy, story within a story, storytelling
 
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Max’s Words

Banks, Kate (Author)
Kulikov, Boris (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2006. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Brothers, collecting, imagination, non-traditional text layout, storytelling
 
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Chester

Watt, Mélanie (Author/Illustrator)
Kids Can Press 2009. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Authors, cats, humour, mice, non-traditional text layout, storytelling, writing
 
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Jangles: A Big Fish Story

Shannon, David (Author/Illustrator)
Scholastic 2012. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: Compassion, fish, mythological creatures, storytelling, tall tales
 
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