Books: Complete List

 

Fox and Squirrel The Best Christmas Ever

(by Ruth Ohi/ Scholastic Canada)

Canadian Materials - Highly Recommended/4 out of 4 stars
Canadian Children's Book Centre "Let's Celebrate" Selection
An International Festival of Authors Holiday Book Selection
An EverythingMom "Holiday Christmas Book Countdown" Selection


Fox and Squirrel are getting ready for the festive season, but they can’t seem to agree on how to celebrate.

 

 

 

 

 

Scribble

(by Ruth Ohi/Scholastic Canada)

CBC Radio's The Next Chapter Children's Panel "15 Must-Read Books for this Summer"
Canadian Materials: Highly Recommended
A TD Summer Reading Club Recommended Read Selection

Best Books Selection- The Canadian Children's Book Centre

Circle, Square and Triangle are doing just fine -- but when Scribble draws them together, their imaginations soar.

 

 

 

 

 

Fox and Squirrel

(by Ruth Ohi/Scholastic Canada)

Canadian Materials:"In an increasingly multicultural world, Fox and Squirrel is a delightful way to open discussions of diversity with young children through the antics of a lovable animal duo."

CBCbooks "12 contemporary Canadian picture books every home should have" Selection
Saskatchewan Shining Willow Award Nominee
A Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award Nominee

Canadian Children's Book Centre "Best Books"             
 Indigo "Best ofPreschoolers"

 


 

 

 

Fox and Squirrel Make a Friend

(by Ruth Ohi/Scholastic Canada)

Is there room for someone else in Fox and Squirrel's friendship?

A Toronto Public Library "First & Best" Selection
"Best Books" Selection -Canadian Children's Book Centre
A Lambton County Library StoryWalk Selection

 

 

 

 



 


Shh! My Brother's Napping

(by Ruth Ohi/Scholastic Canada)

Ontario Library Association
-Top Ten Picture Book
Canadian Children's Book Centre
 - "Best Books"
A CBC Books Children's Book Panel Pick





 

 

 

 

Kenta and The Big Wave

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)

Kirkus Reviews "Best Books" Selection
Ontario Blue Spruce Award Nominee
Caribbean Rainforest of Reading
Nominee
Saskatchewan Shining Willow Nominee 

Resource Links-Year's Best Selection
Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s "Best Books"

Best Multicultural Children's Book Selection
   (The Centre for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature)

 

The "Chicken, Pig, Cow" Series

 

Chicken, Pig, Cow

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)

"Baker’s Dozen” Selection :–Pennsylvania Centre for the Book.
100 BEST Canadian Children's Picture Book of All Time Selection
A Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award Nominee

Ontario Library Association "Best Bets"
The Canadian Toy Testing Council Great Books
Toronto Public Library "First and Best"
Resource Links Year's Best

 

Chicken, Pig, Cow on the Move

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)

ForeWord Magazine” Book of the Year Award Finalist
Canadian Children's Book Centre Best Book

 



 

Chicken, Pig, Cow and the Purple Problem

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)

What if Cow doesn't want to be purple? Cow wants to look like other cows.

 Resource Links Year's BestSelection
Canadian Children's Book Centre "Best Books"
 

 

Chicken, Pig, Cow Horse Around

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)

Horse is strong. Horse is clever. It's a chance to make a new friend, but Chicken's not sure Chicken wants to. 

Toronto Public Library "First and Best"
Resource Links Year's Best Selection
Canadian Children's Book Centre "Best Books"

 

 

Chicken, Pig Cow and the Class Pet

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)

Chicken, Pig and Cow are without big friend, Dog.  Can they survive?

A Canadian Children's Book Centre "Best Book"

 

 

 

Chicken, Pig, Cow's First Fight

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)


Can friends fight and still stay friends?  

Kirkus Reviews: “Ohi’s watercolors are as endearing as ever...(Her) toys keep getting more real with every outing...”
A Resource Links "Best Books"

 

 

The Guinea Pig Series:  Clara and Friends

 

Clara and the Bossy

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)

When Clara's new friend proves more bossy than friendly, Clara must decide what friendship means to her.

Ontario's Blue Spruce Award Nominee

 

 

The Couch was a Castle

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)
 

A couch can become anything with a little imagination.

“Our Choice”  Canadian Children’s Book Centre
Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award Finalist
Ontario Library Association Best Bets -Honourable Mention

 

A Trip with Grandma

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)


Sprout's never been away from home before--not even a sleepover. And Grandma snores!

Ontario Library Association: "Top 10 Picture Books"
"Best Books" Canadian Children’s Book Centre

 



 

More Author Illustrated:

 

Me & My Sister

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)


Through good times and bad, a sister will always be there for you.

Ontario Library Association "Top 10 Picture Books"
Our Choice Award:  Canadian Children's Book Centre

 

 

 Me and My Brother

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)


Through good times and bad, a brother will always be there for you.

Booklist:  “…Great for family sharing; its warm, honest words and pictures will show young children that books can be about them.”

 

 

And You Can Come Too

(by Ruth Ohi/Annick Press)


Running away from home is best when you bring your family with you.

Booklist: "Ohi’s story about running away from home has no rough edges and lots of reassurance."
Our Choice Award:  Starred Review, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

 

Pants Off First!

(by Ruth Ohi/Fitzhenry & Whiteside)
 

Publisher’s Weekly: “...adorable pictures show a boy struggling to get undressed; he then puts his clothes on his pets and goes downstairs, exclaiming to his parents and their friends: “Ready now!”…"

 


 

Illustrated by Ruth

 

Naomi's Tree

(by Joy Kogawa /Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

 

 

 

 

 
 


No Monsters Here

(by Sharon Hennings/Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

 

 



 

 

Bottled Sunshine

(by Andrea Spalding/Fitzhenry & Whiteside)

 



 


Beneath the Bridge

(by Hazel Hutchins/Annick Press)

 

 









2005

Grandpa's Garden: by Sherry Yano /Scholastic Educational (Literacy Place for the Early Years Reader)

Mita's Lost Ball: by Janet Bright /Scholastic Educational (Literacy Place for the Early Years Reader)

Naomi's Road:  by Joy Kogawa/Fitzhenry & Whiteside


2004

The Sidewalk Rescue: by Hazel Hutchins/Annick Press
 

2003

The Pedlar's Caps:  by Mark Carthew/Scholastic Canada (Voiceworks Series)
 

2002

I'd Know You Anywhere: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press 

Next Stop!: by Sarah Ellis, Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Into My Mother's Arms: by Sharon Jennings, Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Two So Small:  by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press
 

1999

Oooo-Cha!: by Colleen Sydor, Annick Press 

The Bye-Bye Pie: by Sharon Jennings, Fitzhenry & Whiteside

One Duck:  by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press


1998

It's Raining, Yancy & Bear: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press

 

1997

Adam's Daycare: by Julie Ovenell-Carter, Annick Press

The Prince of Tarn: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press (a novel) 

 

1996

Yancy & Bear: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press

 

1995

Tess: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press

Carly's Stories: by Ken Ainsworth, Annick Press

 

1994

Baggage to London: by Lynn W. Cutler, Annick Press (an Annikin)

Within a Painted Past: by Hazel Hutchins (a novel)

A Light in Space: by Wendy Orr, Annick Press (a novel)

 

1993

The Best of Arlie Zack: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press (a novel)

The Catfish Palace: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press

A Train to the City: by Wendy Orr, Annick Press

The Wedding: by Wendy Orr, Annick Press

Pegasus and Ooloo-Mooloo: by Wendy Orr, Annick Press

 

1992

And You Can be the Cat: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press

Aa-Choo!: by Wendy Orr, Annick Press

 

1991

Amanda's Book: by Kerry Westell, Annick Press

Katie's Babbling Brother: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press

A Cat of Artimus Pride: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press (a novel)

 

1990

Nicholas at the Library: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press

Anniranni & Mollymishi, the Wild-Haired Doll: by C. Drew Lamm, Annick Press

One Day there was Nothing to Do: by Jill Creighton, Annick Press

Zoe & the Mysterious X: by Richard Thompson, Annick Press

 

1989

Norman's Snowball: by Hazel Hutchins, Annick Press

Maybe a Monster: by Jill Creighton, Annick Press