Book Club

Gisele's Big Backyard Book Club online is a great space for parents and kids to discover some fun and entertaining books.

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While Playing: 
  • Listen to Gisele and her friends read the story on TV or online.
  • Do the online activity that goes with the story.
  • Print off the car for the Reading Train that goes with the story.
  • Colour it in! Hang it up!
  • Read all about the author, and how books are made.
  • Review the story and send your review back to us so we can post it for others to read. 
Ontario Curriculum Connections: 

Visit Gisele's Big Backyard site at, and click on the Book Club to hear Gisele and friends read the book of the month. Discover fun and entertaining books, start your own "reading train" and share about your favourite books with other readers.

Look for the Book of the Month in your library and read it at home with your friends and family!

This game meets many expectations in the Ontario Full Day Early Learning - Kindergarten program, one of which is:


Demonstrate an understanding and critical awareness of a variety of written materials that are read by and with the Early Learners - Kindergarten team.


At-Home Activities: 
  • Read to your kids everyday.
  • Read books with your child on your lap.
  • Use different voices for different characters in the book.
  • Point to the pictures while you read the story.
  • Make comments about the pictures while you read.
  • Read words in your environment.
  • Ask questions.
  • Have books around your home.
  • Make sure your kids see you reading too!