Take a look at our 2022-2023 Southwood School Staff Favourite Children’s Book List! Have you read any of these favourites?

Marge Thiessen
City Dog, Country Frog
–Mo Willems

Chantal Johnson
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
–J.K. Rowling

Tara Bairos
Where the Wild Things Are
–Maurice Sendak

Courtney Baudry
The Kissing Hand
–Audrey Penn

Vally Bergman
The Paperbag Princess
–Robert Munsch

Karla Brown
–Robert Munsch

Tabitha Cavanagh
Purple, Green and Yellow
–Robert Munsch

Cheryl Chernos
Thomas’ Snowsuit
–Robert Munsch

Lisa Coulter
Night Animals
–Gianna Marino

Laurie Cox
The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
–Laura Murray

Michaela Dueck
Ladybug’s Birthday
–Steve Metzger

Rya Fontes
Be You
–Peter H. Reynolds

Corliss Friesen
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
–Eric Carle

Kendra Friesen
The Giving Tree
–Shel Silverstein

Megan Goncalves
If You’re Not From the Prairie
–David Bouchard

Susan Gudmundson
Thomas’ Snowsuit
–Robert Munsch

Holly Gushuluk
Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus
–Mo Willems

Melissa Heinrichs
The Very Cranky Bear
–Nick Bland

Julia Hiebert
The Magician’s Nephew
–C.S. Lewis

Lindsay Hrehirchuk
Wemberly Worried
–Kevin Henkes

Jordan Hurton
–Rudyard Kipling

Sandi Kauenhofen
The Day the Crayons Quit
–Drew Daywalt

Catrina McKay
The Secret Pizza Party
–Adam Rubin

Kayla Mehling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
–J.K. Rowling

Mandy Murphy
Love You Forever
–Robert Munsch

Marianne Neufeld
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
–Roald Dahl

Donna Neufeldt
Makeup Mess
–Robert Munsch

Shania Neyron
The Good Egg
–Jory John & Pete Oswald

Brad Peters
I Want My Hat Back
–Jon Klassen

Kristjana Peterson
Jillian Jiggs
–Phoebe Gilman

Mrs. Vogt
Fox in a Box
–Eva Klassen

Michelle Wiebe
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
–Judith Viorst

Amber Friesen
–Jennifer Harney

Sherri James
Charlotte’s Web
–E.B. White

Sarah Locke
The Dutchess Bakes a Cake
–Virginia Kahl

Martine Aronson
Children Make Terrible Pets
–Peter Brown

Kathy Bergen
Guess How Much I Love You
–Sam McBratney

Chris Bolisay
Mixed: A Colorful Story
–A. Chung

Sarah Borkowsky
As Small As An Elephant
–Jennifer Jacobson

Lori Chipilski
Green Eggs and Ham
–Dr. Seuss

Kassidy Esau
If You Give A Moose A Muffin
–Laura Numeroff

Melinda Funk
Read Me a Book
–Barbara Reid

Hilda Hildebrand
The Wonky Donkey
–Craig Smith

Karen Hoffman
The Monster At the End Of This Book
–Jon Stone

Elizabeth Ikhine
Purple, Green and Yellow
–Robert Munsch

Kristy Klassen
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
–Judi Barrett

Charlene Kratavicius
–Robert Munsch

Vanessa Maendel
Love You Forever
–Robert Munsch

Erica Nickel
50 Below Zero
–Robert Munsch

Sharon Osiowy
The Sun and the Wind – Aesop Fable
–retold by Cornelia Lehn

Jasmin Sabiston
Franklin’s Halloween
–Paulette Bourgois

Kristina Schelenberg
Stephanie’s Ponytail
–Robert Munsch

Brittany Schinke
The Lorax
–Dr. Seuss

Jennifer Schroeder
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
–J.K. Rowling

Sandra Stampe-Sobering
The Little House
–Virginia Lee Burton

Tanisha Thakur
100 Facts : The Human Body
–Steve Parker

Russ Sobering
The Three Little Pigs
–James Marshall