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Custom Bridal ? Good Morning Railfence Bunch by Carolyn j Morris illustrated by Richard McNaughton Chick and Duckling greet the day, saying good morning to all the animals in the barnyard. This charming picture book with its repetitive rhymes and soft watercolour illustrations will delight young children. Beeton’s Carolyn j Morris is also the author of the Spruce Valley novels for readers young and old. Artist Richard McNaughton lives in Grey County. (Railfence Books, $12.95)

Caledon Hikes Loops & Lattes by Nicola Ross Writer, environmental activist and seasoned hiker Nicola Ross boosts Caledon’s profile as a greenspace gem with her latest book of picturesque hikes through her beloved town. Thirty-seven of Ross’s favourite loop routes are presented with maps, photos, level of difficulty, trail length and hiking time, as well as the best places to stop for a cuppa and perhaps a bite to eat. Interesting facts scattered throughout the book elevate Caledon Hikes beyond a mere guide. Want to know where to find a stunning display of trilliums in springtime? Or about the history of the houses and barns along the way? Or what happened when Ross’s aunt and uncle poisoned their dinner guests with lily of the valley, thinking they were serving wild leeks? (Spoiler alert: Everyone survived.) Read on and hike safely! (Woodrising Consulting, $24.95)

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How to Become a Medium A Step-by-Step Guide to Connecting with the Other Side by Mary-Anne Kennedy “We are spiritual souls first,” says Mary-Anne Kennedy. “There is a contin­ uation of the existence of our spirits and souls after physical death, and that communication between the physical and spiritual worlds is possible and happens all the time.” Kennedy shares her personal path to becoming a medium, answers the big questions about life after death, and gives step-by-step instructions on how to receive messages from the other side. Kennedy lives in Erin. (Library Tales Publishing, $17.99) ≈

Tracey Fockler works at BookLore, an independent bookstore in Orangeville, where she also facilitates a book club.

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