French Bookstores, Publishers, Games & CDs

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French Bookstores, Publishers, Games & CDs 2017-07-17T07:50:36-04:00

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Online:

French Book World

While the site is in English, the online book store allows you to browse through and purchase virtually every French book, audiobook, CD, DVD, software package, video game, magazine, and more, you’re looking for. You’ll find all the latest editions and publications, together with classics, rare items and second-hand products, all at the best prices on the internet. Website: www.french-bookworld.com

IDÉLLO

Developed by a team of experts from Groupe Média TFO, the digital platform IDÉLLO offers thousands of certified online contents. This new learning environment, already present in your schools and accessible free to all teachers in the 60 English school boards in Ontario, is now available to parents. Classified by age groups, levels, materials, and other categories, these digital resources are displayed in a variety of media such as video series, applications, games, documentaries, as well as many features, activities, and quizzes. These tools will enable parents to guide and accompany their children in learning and developing knowledge. Endorsed by the Ontario Ministry of Education, IDÉLLO is a reference for teachers, parents, and students. Website: www.idello.org

Renaud-Bray

An entirely French bookstore based in Montreal. Materials can be searched for and ordered online. Website: www.renaud-bray.com

Other Resources:

Allons Chantons En Immersion

New FSL CD created by an FSL teacher with 30 years of French Immersion experience at the primary level. Designed specifically, due to its unique repetitive language structures, to meet the needs of both TEACHERS and PARENTS. A Thematic theme for the school year. Words included. To order your copy, send email to carme7@yahoo.com or call 705-499-8080 and leave your address. The cost of the CD is $18 (shipping included). Copyright 2012.

Bayard Jeunesse

A publisher of French magazines, CDs, games, workbooks and much more for children. Website: www.bayardjeunesse.ca. Tel: 416-446-7779 or toll free 1-877-403-5521. Fax: 416-446-7490. E-mail: bayardpresse@rogers.com.

Children’s French Book Corner

This small community bookstore sells French books for young children, preschool to Grade 6. The selection of books are suitable for the children registered in French first language at school and for those in French Second Langauge programs (Core French, Extended and Immersion). 145B Main Street, Toronto M4E 2V9 – in the Upper Beach
Tel.: 416.788.8978 Email: childrensfrenchbookcorner@gmail.com Website: www.childrensfrenchbookcorner.com

Communication-Jeunesse

Communication-Jeunesse is a nationwide, nonprofit cultural organization that develops tools and reference materials to promote reading. Website: www.communication-jeunesse.qc.ca. E-mail: com.jeunesse@videotron.ca.

Dominique et compagnie

Dominique et compagnie, which is located in Quebec, offers quality French books to young readers such as Toupie et Binou and Série Papa. In 2012, Dominique et compagnie published the first book of a new series called Amandine adore la cuisine! Website: Dominique et compagnie

Edipresse Inc.

Sells novels for adolescents with both French and English text in the same book. Website: www.edipresse.ca. Toll Free Tel: 1-800-361-1043. E-mail: information@edipresse.ca

EzFSL

French language training for the entire family. Providing instruction in all three French language skill sets, with a focus on listening, speaking, and communicating in French. Designed with supplementary teaching materials for in-class lessons, and student activities. Online offer available. Website: www.ezfsl.com. E-mail: akhoury@cogeco.ca.

Firefly Books

Established in 1977, Firefly Books Ltd. is a North American publisher and distributor of non-fiction and children’s books. Firefly’s goal is to bring readers beautifully produced books written by experts at reasonable prices. The publishing house is in Richmond Hill. However, their books are sold in all bookstores. Website: www.fireflybooks.com. Tel: 416-499-8412. Toll free: 1-800-387-6192. E-mail: service@fireflybooks.com.

Indigo, Chapters, Coles – Français
Indigo is a Canadian company offering a variety of products – including books (English and French), audio and toys. French book titles vary by location and availability. Online, a large selection of solely French products are available for purchase by visiting the French website. Website: www.chapters.indigo.ca/fr-ca
Il était une fois – French Bookshop

Librairie francophone. Livres, BD, jeux, décorations, cadeaux, gadgets. Le tout dans une ambiance familiale, de conseils et de bonne humeur. 126 Lakeshore Rd W, Oakville, ON L6K 1E3 Tel:289-644-2623 Website: www.iletait1fois.ca Email: bonjour@iletait1fois.ca

Jouets Nancy

www.jouetsnancy.com is a website which sell toys and educational products. All the products chosen were checked and tested by the owner (Nancy) herself and her children. They are safe, durable, beautiful, fun, and very affordable with educational value! You may also be interested in Jouets Nancy’s Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/jouetsnancy

Kutoka

Founded in Montréal in 1995, Kutoka’s mission is to continue to produce original, different, high-quality, entertaining and educative products that use the strengths of interactive entertainment to educate. Website: www.kutoka.com. Tel: 514-849-4800. Toll free: 1-877-8KUTOKA. E-mail: info@kutoka.com.

Learning Tree Educational Store

Fish for French is a series of card games for learning French vocabulary.   It is a game for families and can also be used in the classroom. There are currently 6 French games:  l’École, Expressions de quantité, les Animaux, les Besoins pour la vie, Articles définis et indéfinis, et les Pays.  Cards will be available starting June 1st, 2017 at the following website: www.learningtreecanada.com.

LearnWithOliver

Learn French online with an Audio Flashcard System, multiple choice test, annotated texts and games. Suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners. Website: www.learnwitholiver.com.

Librairie du Centre

Literature for both youth and adults, educational plays, software, dictionaries, comic strips, atlas, books of reference, compact disks, films, textbooks, books of activities, etc. Website: www.librairieducentre.com. Toll free: 1-877-747-8003.

Librairie Du Soleil

Bookstore established in 1988 featuring the largest selection of French books in the National Capital Region serving schools and public libraries. Ask for their catalogue (on CD) of French resources for children: books, DVDs and CDs for all levels from core French to French immersion. Tel: 613-241-6999 E-mail: soleil@librairiedusoleil.ca

Librairie Mosaïque Bookstore

Mosaïque Bookstore is GTA’s only francophone bookstore. Novels, essays, comics, an array of children’s books, unilingual & bilingual books, resource guides, cd’s and lovely French cards are just some of the items available. book launches, cultural events, round tables, children’s activities and more. Join them for book launches, cultural events, round tables, children’s activities and more. 24 Spadina Road, Toronto ON, M5R 2S7   Website: www.mosaiquetoronto.ca Tel:647-975-8800 Email: info@mosaiquetoronto.ca

Library and Archives Canada

For French titles about multiculturalism, visit www.collectionscanada.gc.ca.

Maison de la Presse

Francophone bookstore located in Toronto with a great children’s section upstairs. Website: www.maisondelapresse.tm.fr/. Tel: 416-928-2328

Myosotis Presse

Purchase the first FSL dictionary developed entirely in Canada – le Myosotis. Designed for 9- to 15-year old learners of French. Available from Myosotis Press, 2461 Béliveau Blvd., Longueuil, QC, J4M 1M6. Website: www.myosotis.ca. Tel: 450-468-3872.

Nevertown Publishing

Offers the first in a series of ebook adventure stories in graphic novel form. The French version, Le trio de Jamaisville, was designed to provide new and exciting reading material for French Immersion students. The story is available for all popular colour reading devices. Website: http://www.nevertown.ca/

Scholar’s Choice

Located online and across Ontario, Scholar’s Choice carries an extensive collection of french resources to help implement and support curriculum standards in the classroom or at home. Shop their selection of french math, french language arts, french geography, french social studies, french character development and french activities to pass the time. Website: www.scholarschoice.ca/sc-teachers/subject/french.html Tel: 1-800-265-1095

Scholastic Canada

Scholastic Canada is one of the country’s leading publishers and distributors of children’s books and educational materials in both official languages. Scholastic Canada Ltd. serves children, parents and teachers through a variety of businesses including Les éditions Scholastic.

Ti-Belo et le petit oranger

The book “Ti-Belo et le petit oranger” is written by Marie-Monique Jean-Gilles (La Reine Soleil) and includes the topic of multiculturism. Tel: 416-932-3615. Email: info@lareinesoleil.com.

Watermelonworks™

Created and patented French Sounds phonetic games that make it easy to teach and to learn the basic phonemic sound combinations of a language in a fun, more interactive way. Students and teachers alike will find that learning the phonemes and building a solid phonetic foundation to be a faster route to fine-tuning comprehension skills. French sounds links the oral communication to the written word so learners of all ages will have the ability to read, write (spell) and speak French with ease.  Website: www.watermelon-works.com Phone: (519) 539-1902 Email: info@watermelon-works.com

World of Reading

Founded in 1989, World of Reading is your source for French language materials including software, books, CDs, audio tapes, videos, DVDs and more. Website: www.wor.com

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