Remembrance day hours: Just a reminder that we will be opening at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2013. We at Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books encourage you to attend the services for our Canadian heroes as we all spend some time remembering the sacrifices that have been made to keep us all safe!
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Ottawa Bookstore: Halloween Books Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books has lots of titles to meet every level of spooky - from scary to silly to downright terrifying, we’ve got it. Here’s a sampling of what’s in the store: Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Halloween by Melanie Watt Halloween is a time for panicking, decorating, carving, disguising, snacking, party planning, spooking and,… Read More
Ottawa Bookstore: For those of you who missed Tudor Robins’ visit on Saturday – good news! You’ll have another chance to meet her and hear about her current book, and maybe even about the book she’s working on as we speak at the upcoming Kids’ Lit Café – an interactive and family-friendly showcase of local authors… Read More
Ottawa Book Launch: This Thursday, October 3, Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books is pleased to join Don Cummer at the Georgetown Sports Pub (1159 Bank Street) from 7 – 9 p.m. for the launch of his first kids’ novel, Brothers at War. Peopled with key figures from the War of 1812, such as General Isaac Brock and… Read More
Katie here to tell you about two of my top picture books in stock here at our Ottawa bookstore. One is fun and silly, the other has fantastic rhymes and action, and both contain the kind of lovely, strong message I love to see in picture books. The Three Ninja Pigs This is a rhymed… Read More
This is a really sweet series for any kid who likes horses, or animals in general, and could also appeal to your young history buffs. I’d recommend them for kids 7 to 10, but they’re great for your older reluctant readers and strong younger readers. There are ten books so far and they are all… Read More
“The Seven Stages War left much of the planet a charred wasteland. The future belongs to the next generation’s chosen few who must rebuild it. But to enter this elite group, candidates must first pass The Testing—their one chance at a college education and a rewarding career.” I am a major fan of dystopian stories and… Read More
We like to think that the KKB is a place that feels welcoming to all sorts of people. Whether it’s a mom with a busy toddler, some teens looking for camp reads for rainy afternoons, or members of a reader’s extended family, like aunts, uncles or grandparents, we’re hoping that when you come in the… Read More
As Ottawa’s only kids’ bookstore, it’s well within our self-interest to make sure that local kids learn to read. After all, each child who is discovering the wonder and magic of reading a story independently is a friend of Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books. We have yet to meet a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle that begrudges… Read More
Well, here we are – brand new website, same old book ladies. Ottawa’s only kids’ bookstore has entered the 21st century! It may take a village to raise a child, but it takes a whole team to modernize our web offerings. Thanks to our web slingers, here we are – all social media savvy (ha) and… Read More