New Release Books by Barbara Reid

Barbara Reid is the author of Watch It Grow (2019), Picture the Sky (2017), Baby's First Treasury (2016), Read Me a Book (2016), Two by Two (2015) and other 61 books.

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Watch It Grow

release date: Dec 26, 2019
Watch It Grow
Barbara Reid''s one-of-a kind art brings an engaging exploration of nature to life! Readers young and old will enjoy this introduction to the marvels of the natural world: watching a tadpole hatch from an egg, a caterpillar turn into a butterfly, an acorn become a mighty oak and a glorious sunflower grow from a tiny seed! Barbara Reid''s love of the outside was celebrated in her acclaimed picture books Picture a Tree and Picture the Sky, and in Watch It Grow, she blends simple text with her signature Plasticine illustrations to awaken curiosity and encourage learning. The book includes graphic illustrations of the four backyard life cycles.

Picture the Sky

release date: Aug 29, 2017
Picture the Sky
In this companion to the bestselling Picture a Tree, Barbara Reid has us look up . . . way up Wherever we may be, we share the same sky. But every hour, every day, every season, whether in the city or the forest, it is different. The sky tells many stories: in the weather, in the clouds, in the stars, in the imagination. Renowned artist Barbara Reid brings her unique vision to a new topic - the sky around us. In brilliant Plasticine illustrations, she envisions the sky above and around us in all its moods. Picture the sky. How do you feel?

Baby's First Treasury

release date: Aug 30, 2016
Baby's First Treasury
Barbara Reid''s beloved board books are now available in one storybook collection! For years now, Barbara Reid''s board books have been staples in the baby and toddler library. Delighting parents and children alike, her bestselling titles have helped establish the importance of early childhood literacy, by helping parents discover the fun of reading to their young ones in their earliest stages. This lovely hardcover collection is a true celebration of the importance of baby''s first library, and the joy of discovering Ms. Reid''s wonderful, tactile illustrations can''t be beat! This book includes four favourite board books: Welcome, Baby Read Me a Book Sing a Song of Mother Goose Zoe''s Year

Read Me a Book

release date: Jan 01, 2016
Read Me a Book
Barbara Reid''s celebration of reading and sharing has a fresh, new look! Best-selling author and illustrator Barbara Reid has created a colourful celebration of the pleasures of reading to babies and young children, any time and anywhere. Warm and detailed Plasticine illustrations of adults and children reading together join with bouncy, rhythmic verse to invite children and parents to share the joy of reading indoors and out, at any time of day! The perfect gift for new parents, Read Me a Book reminds us that reading to young children is key to the development of literacy and the enjoyment of learning -- plus the simple text also makes it great for kids just learning to read back to their parents.

Two by Two

release date: Feb 01, 2015
Two by Two
No ark since Noah''s own has shown such colour and diversity of life as that of Barbara Reid! To save his family from the big flood, Noah builds a boat. It has to be HUGE, because two of every animal are coming to stay for forty days and forty nights. First in a trickle, then in a flood, animals of every colour and kind make their way into the hold. Bees and boas, camels and cats, every pair finds a place in these pages. Two by Two has been a classic for 20 years, and it is now available in a chunky board book format for the youngest readers.

Hey, Look! It's the Woman at the Well

release date: Jan 13, 2017
Hey, Look! It's the Woman at the Well
Life gives us many ups and downs as we follow God''s way we can avoid many of the hardships life presents. Barbara Reid-Dogans tells the truth of her story having multiple marriages and being labeled as The Woman at the Well.

Children's Services

release date: Oct 08, 2013
Children's Services
Children’s Services: Working Together brings together contributions from a number of authors in the field. The book covers policy, theory, research and practice relevant to students and professionals working with children in a wide range of roles. The emphasis on working collaboratively with other professionals, where appropriate, and the holistic approach to children make this a valuable resource to anyone working with children today.

Picture a Tree

release date: Nov 19, 2013
Picture a Tree
Picture a tree—what do YOU see? Picture a tree, from every season, and from every angle. These wondrous beings give shade and shelter. Now look again. Look closer. The possibilities are endless. In this gorgeous new picture book, Barbara Reid brings her vision, her craft, and her signature Plasticine artwork to the subject of trees. Each page is a celebration, and you will never look at trees in quite the same way again.

Welcome, Baby

release date: Feb 01, 2013
Welcome, Baby
In this love letter to babies and their families, Barbara Reid captures the special joy that a newborn brings to the world. Welcome, baby, welcome!All the world is new,And all the world is waiting To be introduced to you. In this essential gift for new parents, celebrated author and illustrator Barbara Reid provides a wonderful celebration of the happiness babies bring to their families. In gentle rhymes, she lists all of the promises and cherished moments parents,grandparents and siblings plan to share with their new bundles of love, and using her trademark Plasticine artwork, Barbara decorates each spread with bright images of babies interacting with their families and the world around them, depictingscenes of simple joy and discovery. An absolute must-have for the nursery shelf!

Zoe's Year

release date: Feb 01, 2012
Zoe's Year
Join Zoe and her parents in a celebration of the seasons and all that they have to offer! In this charming board book bindup, Barbara Reid''s four book cycle starring the curious and mischievous Zoe -- Zoe''s Rainy Day, Zoe''s Sunny Day, Zoe''s Windy Day and Zoe''s Snow Day -- are combined to take a toddler through all four seasons of the year! Zoe loves exploring her neighbourhood, whether it''s a windy day, a sunny day, a rainy day or a snowy day. Every season brings a new adventure! Spring is the perfect time to splash in puddles. A picnic in the park is a great way to spend a summer afternoon. Chasing colourful leaves and swinging into the wind are so much fun on an autumn day. And winter has its own treats in store: catching snowflakes on your tongue, taking a sled ride and watching the skaters on the ice. Best of all, no matter what the day brings, Zoe can always count on kitty and her stuffed monkey to welcome her home. Brief, bouncy text accompanies Barbara Reid''s bright Plasticine illustrations, which show all the familiar sights around the neighbourhood in wonderful, three-dimensional detail. This series was the recipient of the Mr Christie''s Book Award, making this bind-up a must-have for every baby''s bookshelf!

The Party

release date: Mar 01, 2012
The Party
A timeless Governor General''s Award-winning classic! In this timeless story, Barbara Reid explores the simple fun and wonderful family togetherness that is inspired by a lively backyard party. Through the eyes of the children in attendance, she muses on the glorious childhood pleasures of running around freely, as parents are preoccupied with conversation and food. In gorgeous colour and Plasticine detail, she invites us all to enjoy the games, the cake, the conversation and to endure kisses from Aunt Joan! Truly a perfect rendering of a chaotic but loving family event. Originally published in 1997, this Governor General''s Award-winning classic has won the admiration of all who have read it.

Fox Walked Alone

release date: Feb 01, 2009
Fox Walked Alone
Fox woke up. Slipped out of his lair. Looked. Listened. Sniffed. There was something in the air Usually Fox sleeps in the day and hunts alone at night, but today something strange is happening. Two by two, different animals pass by - mice and tortoises, leopards, wolves, and birds. Fox decides to follow along on this mysterious journey. It leads to a boat resting on a dusty plain - and to someone Fox never expected. A beautiful retelling of the story of Noah''s Ark, sure to please.

Easy-to-Make Pop-Ups

release date: Nov 01, 2005
Easy-to-Make Pop-Ups
Instructions for designing and making pop-up cards and books.

Zoe's Sunny Day

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Zoe's Sunny Day
Share a sunny summer day with Zo�, as she talks a walk in the park with her mother and eats a picnic lunch.

Zoe's Windy Day

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Zoe's Windy Day
Share a windy autumn day with Zoë as she takes a walk to the park with dad and rides high on the swings.

The New Baby Calf

release date: Jan 01, 2010
The New Baby Calf
A classic Canadian picture book is now a bright, sturdy board book! "Buttercup the cow had a new baby calf, a fine baby calf, a strong baby calf..." She licks him, feeds him, and encourages him until he learns to walk and run and play. A bestseller since it was first published in 1984, this simple, gentle story of mother love is now in board book form, perfect for the moms who read it growing up to share with their own new little babies. The New Baby Calf was Barbara Reid''s first book in her now trademark Plasticine style. Published to great acclaim, it has never been out of print.

Sing a Song of Mother Goose

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Sing a Song of Mother Goose
A reinvented version of Barbara Reid''s Mother Goose classic - same favourite rhymes, now with beautiful new illustrations! Last fall''s best-selling board book is now available in a special hardcover edition, with all-new vignettes gracing its pages. Barbara Reid''s spectacular artwork gives kids renewed excitement for familiar rhymes, and the attractive, oversized gift edition will delight parents, grandparents and children alike!

Zoe's Snowy Day

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Zoe's Snowy Day
Share a snowy winter day with Zo� as she takes a walk in the park with her Dad and has a ride on her sled.

The Golden Goose

release date: Jan 01, 2018
The Golden Goose
Rupert wins a golden goose--but everyone who touches it gets stuck together! What can he do to break the spell?

The Subway Mouse

release date: Jan 01, 2019
The Subway Mouse
Remembering childhood stories of a beautiful but dangerous place called Tunnel''s End, a mouse named Nib leaves his dirty, crowded home under a busy subway station and sets out on a long journey, joined by Lola, a mouse he meets along the way.
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