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Holiday Hours at the KKB

We will be open on Thursday and Friday evenings until 8pm from November 1st to December 23rd for your shopping convenience. New holiday books are pouring in every day! Come and visit.

Sisters arrives after the long weekend!

Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books will be closed Monday, September 1 for Labour Day, but don’t forget to pick up your copy of Sisters, the third book in Raina Telgemeier’s Smile series, out September 2nd. Available in French on November 1st!

Classic Cottage Reads at Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books

Summer vacation is suddenly more than half over!  Though cooler nights inevitably turn our thoughts to fall and a return to school, Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books is here to remind you that there is still time to read some classic kids stories before math, science and geography start crowding your evenings. Classics are a natural fit… Read More

Try a new kids’ book series

This is the best time of year to turn on your flashlight and read some adventures under the covers.  Run out of books already?  Summer is the perfect time to try a new book series – the good people at Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books recommend you take a look at some of these: The Mysterium series Danny Woo… Read More

Klutz Felted Friends Are Here!

Care to craft some super cute animals? Check out Felted Friends from Klutz! Zoe and I made some at the store! Fun and easy for ages 10+ The book shows you the basics of felting, and how to make a mouse, a fox, a rabbit, a cat, and a fox. The kit comes with a… Read More

“It Has a Yellow Cover” – A Day in the Life of a Bookseller at Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books

Kim, Karin and I were recently out for dinner with other local booksellers for our semi-annual get-together. Early in the evening one of the booksellers said that she had just received a resume from someone who thought that they would love to work at a bookstore because it would be the best job in the world. Perhaps a… Read More

Easter Weekend Hours

Our hours for the Easter long weekend: Friday – closed / Saturday – 9:30 to 5:30 / Sunday – closed / Monday – 9:30 to 5:30 /

March Break Madness at Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books

Let the fine staff at Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books help you avoid March Break Madness with some cool craft ideas, and a Klutz kit sale. If you need to stay awake and caffeinated during March Break – or any other time – we can help with that too!  We’ve teamed up with Bean Around Town to offer coffee… Read More

Cinder – The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer

Cinder is the first in a series of science fictional takes on classic fairy tales. In the last few years we’ve been seeing some great science fiction in the teen section, and since these are my two favourite genres, I couldn’t be happier. With Cinder, Scarlet, this year’s Cress, and Winter—scheduled to drop February 2015—Marissa… Read More

The Day Louis Got Eaten by John Fardell – Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books

Winner of the 2012 Scottish Children’s Book Awards, The Day Louis Got Eaten is an awesomely weird picture book about brave siblings and hungry monsters. Sarah and her little brother Louis decide to spend the day in the woods and unfortunately… Louis is gulped down by a Gulper! Now Sarah knows that Gulpers usually swallow… Read More

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