My Book List

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A,B,Sea – A Deep-Sea Symphony

By Dianna Bonder

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Whitecap Books    October 2013

Down in the ocean where the jellyfish jump and the prawns prance and play, the starfish maestro has a performance today.

Pedro the Pirate

Pedro the Pirate

By Tim Hoppey

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Raven Tree Press    June 2012

Pedro yearns for the pirate’s life. Though he is only the cabin boy on Captain Crossbones’ ship, he daydreams about becoming… Read the Rest

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The West is Calling

By Sarah N. Harvey and Leslie Buffman

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Orca Books    November 2008

Combining evocative haiku, informative text and luminous illustrations, The West is Calling celebrates, for our youngest readers, 150 years of British Columbia’s history.

Dogabet

Dogabet

By Dianna Bonder

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Walrus Books    April 2007

The A to Z of everyone’s best friend. You are about to step into a magical world inhabited by our most loyal companion.

Black and White Blanche

Black and White Blanche

By Marj Toews

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Fitzhenry and Whiteside    April 2006

The Weatherspoon household has no colour. Queen Victoria wears only black and white, and that is the right and proper thing, according to Mr. Weatherspoon.

Eleven Lazy Llamas

Eleven Lazy Llamas

By Dianna Bonder

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Whitecap Books    April 2005

Dale and Sheila can’t believe how lazy their eleven llamas are-they sleep all day long! But when everyone else goes to bed, the llamas wake up for some secret fun. Join the eleven lazy llamas on their nighttime barnyard adventures!

Leon's Song

Leon’s Song

By Stephanie Simpson McLellan

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Fitzhenry and Whiteside    October 2004

When Romeo opens his mouth all the pond dwellers are spellbound. Leon’s humble croak cannot compare and while he is inspired by Romeo’s beautiful voice he dreams of making such a difference himself. Leon isn’t going to have to wait very long. Something is about to happen which will threaten the pond dwellers and their way of life forever. And to protect them all, Leon will find a talent no one knew he possessed.

Digging Canadian Dinosaurs

Digging Canadian Dinosaurs

By Rebecca Grambo

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Whitecap Books    April 2004

Dinosaurs may look like strange creatures from a science fiction movie, but they were real animals that lived in many parts of Canada a long time ago.

Three Royal Tales

Three Royal Tales

By Marilyn Helmer

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Kids Can Press    October 2003

Spirited retellings of three traditional fairy tales – The Frog Prince, The Emperor’s New Clothes and The Princess and the Pea

Accidental Alphabet

Accidental Alphabet

By Dianna Bonder

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Whitecap Books    October 2002

Twisting and turning from A to Z, find out what happens when a camel won’t stop coughing or a mockingbird mocks one too many monkeys.

A Pacific Alphabet

A Pacific Alphabet

By Margriet Ruurs

Illustrated by Dianna Bonder

Whitecap Books    October 2001

From the top of Alaska to the tip of Mexico, the Pacific Coast of North America comes to life in this vividly illustrated alphabet book. From albatrosses and orcas to Zodiac boats, children can identify objects that start with each letter and read along with the lilting text.