July – What’s Under The Covers This Month
The 3 Minute Gratitude Journal for Kids
By Modern Kid Press
Children can cultivate an attitude of gratitude by using the 3 Minute Gratitude Journal. This daily journal will encourage them to be grateful for their blessings, the big and the small. Kid-friendly daily planner features space to list out three things you’re thankful for, a person who brought you joy, and how you’re feeling. The person could be a family member, a teacher, or reading a good book – it will help them develop a habit of focusing on their blessings every day. Age 5-9. Publisher – Modern Kid Press. Pages 110 Price $8.99 CDN
Kids Cook Gluten-Free
By Kelli and Peter Bronski
Do you happen to have a young chef in the house? Are they gluten intolerant? This amazing cookbook is written with kid friendly instruction. 65 delicious recipes to prepare, with crowd pleasing favourites from mac and cheese to chocolate pancakes, and hamburger sliders just in time for BBQ season. Included is a guide to gluten-free eating, safety tips, and basic cooking techniques for the young chef to build confidence and feel comfortable in the kitchen – supervision highly recommended.
Age 8-12 Published. Pages 160. Price $24.95 CDN
Hand Lettering for Self-Care
By Lauren Fitzmaurice
You do not need any prior experience to learn calligraphy and hand lettering, which is both a fun hobby and a calming self-care practice. Simple and mindful practices can ease stress and teach you something new. Using the step-by-step guide for lettering, explanations of the common tools you’ll need, and tips, you’ll be creating in no time! Written by educator and lettering-artist Lauren Fitzmaurice
Age – Teens + Publisher Ulysses Press Pages 144. Price $22.00 CDN
Social Season: An Unofficial Coloring Book for Fans of Bridgerton
By Valentin Ramon
An all-original colouring book that takes you right into the heart of Grosvenor Square with 20 illustrations from the hit Netflix series Bridgeton. Take a stroll through grand ballrooms, opulent mansions, manicured gardens, and lush walkways inspired by Netflix’s biggest show of all time, Bridgerton. Bringing Duke, Eloise, and Daphne’s decor to life in vivid colour with social season of the year. You get a hands-on feel for the details of Grosvenor Square as you travel through the intricate details of their home.
Ages- All Published by Ulysses Press Pages – 48 Price $12.99 CND
How to Talk to a Man and Feel Heard – 9 Mistakes Women Need to Avoid
By Sue Shepard, MFT
The relationship toolbox. Do you ever think that your partner isn’t listening or didn’t listen? A very helpful, insightful, and knowledgeable book on how to communicate with your partner/spouse. Sue is a veteran in couples counseling in the book she speaks about the difference between how cisgender heterosexual women think and see things vs how a cisgender heterosexual man would. Sue offers advice and strategies including examples of situations which gives you in-depth understanding of one and other. Strategies of how to approach the problem and how to resolve the miscommunication or one’s perspective of the matter.. Age – Adult Published by Sue Shepard Pages 167. $14.13 CDN
My First Book of Planets
By Bruce Betts PhD
Discover the big universe of space with a fun, engaging book about astronomy, from the bright and burning sun to blue Earth, ice-capped Pluto, and every planet in between. It features incredible photos and fascinating facts about what makes each planet special, such as its size, distance from the sun, surface type, and moon count. Planets for kids includes: Vibrant photos, intriguing facts all about the eight planets in our solar system, plus dwarf planets Ceres, Pluto, Eris, Haumea, and Makemake, and fun space facts – did you know the bubbles in soda are the same gas that’s on Venus?
Ages 3-5 Publisher – Rockridge Press Pages 68 Price $8.75 CDN