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Book - Red is Best - 25th Anniversary Edition

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by Kathy Stinson illustrated by Robin Baird Lewis Top 32 Canadian Books for Children, Canadian Children’s Book Centre 100 Best Canadian Kids’ Books, Today’s Parent Magazine “Red is Best gets it right. This is a true children’s classic.” —Ken Setterington, author, storyteller, Children and Youth Advocate for the Toronto Public Library “Delightful.” —School Library Journal Young Kelly’s mom doesn’t understand about red. Sure, the brown mittens are warmer, but the red mitts make better snowballs. And the red boots aren’t just for rain; they take bigger steps in any weather. And, yes! a green cup does make a difference … juice tastes better in the red cup. No doubt about it, red is best. Kathy Stinson’s classic tale of one toddler’s obstinate color preference has been charming readers for 25 years now. With over 275,000 copies in print, Red is Best has steadily marched its way to become a children’s book classic. Now a new generation of readers can discover Stinson’s insistent young heroine, aptly captured in the simple drawings by Robin Baird Lewis, each punctuated by the right dazzle of red. With its plucky charm presented in a redesigned interior, and a special cover commemorating the book’s 25th anniversary, the re-release of Red is Best is sure to be a red-letter day.
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If you are in the Kootenays, or if you are buying a gift for someone near our store in Nelson BC, we offer an in-store pickup option free of charge. Choose "Pick Up In Store" from the shipping options, and indicate the recipient in the order notes and we will hold the item until they can pick it up.

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We will strive to get your order to you as quickly and efficiently as possible. But because we do not have our own fleet of Mountain Baby delivery vehicles (maybe one day?), we cannot absolutely guarantee delivery times. We will always do our best, and we hope the delivery companies will do the same. We are also, (as you might have guessed from the name!) located in a mountainous, remote area, so shipping costs may be slightly higher than from outlets that are in urban centres.

*In-store gift cards are shipped in Canada & US free of charge. 

 

WITHIN CANADA 

We offer free shipping for orders over $150-excluding heavy weight items, and flat-rate shipping for orders under $150. We ship using Canada Post Expedited, which includes tracking information. If you require faster shipping please contact us. Canada post ships Mon-Friday and we will ship the first available day.

 Province Under $150 Over $150
BC $14.00 Free
AB, SK, MB $15.00 Free
ON, QB $19.00 Free
NFLD, PEI, NS, NB $22.00 Free
Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
$26.00 Free

 

Shipping Times

Once your order gets out of our back room and into the hands of Canada Post, these are their estimated shipping times:
 

 

Expedited Express
Local    1 day   next day
Regional up to 4 days 2 days
National       up to 11 days      3 days
 
General things to keep in mind:
Turn-around times can be incredibly quick (the elves in the back room are very efficient), so if you need to make any changes please do not delay in contacting us!
 
We are a green, eco-conscious company, so we re-use our boxes. Do not fear if you receive a box that has the name of something you did not order. It’s just us recycling. 

SHIPPING TO THE U.S.A.
 
The Basics: In a nutshell, we charge you what we are charged. Shipping rates will depend on the size and weight of the items you purchase, and how far away you are from where we are. You will be able to see the shipping options and charges before you complete your order.
Unfortunately, shipping costs to our Southern neighbours can be much higher than shipping within Canada. We apologize for the higher costs. It’s just out of our hands. Shipping times are also much longer due to customs, and again, we’re sorry! We do everything we can to expedite these processes and get your items to you as quickly as possible.
 

SHIPPING METHODS and APPROXIMATE SHIPPING TIMES
Orders sent to the USA will usually take approximately 5-10 business days for delivery except for orders sent to Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico; which can take up to 21 days for delivery. Faster delivery options are available and will be charged at actual cost. Please contact us for further information. Canada post ships Mon-Friday and we will ship the first available day.

TAXES AND CUSTOMS:
Orders shipped to the USA are not charged Canadian taxes; however, all orders go through US customs and may be subject to import duties, taxes, and customs processing fees. We are unable to estimate what those fees will be. Recipients are responsible for paying these additional fees.

 

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

The Basics: In a nutshell, we charge you what we are charged. Shipping rates will depend on the size and weight of the items you purchase, and how far away you are from where we are. You will be able to see the shipping options and charges before you complete your order.

Canada post ships Mon-Friday and we will ship the first available day.

Many international destinations are now receiving improved airmail service via Canada Post Xpresspost International. For more information visit the Canada Post website.
Orders going to international destinations are shipped by air mail and will be charged according to Canada Post fees and surcharges.

We’ve had reports that certain National Post services are particularly slow, so if you would prefer an alternative carrier, please contact us. 

As we mentioned above, we wish you could come to Mountain Baby in person, but since you can't, we'll do the best we can to get your order to you as quickly as possible.

*In-store gift cards are shipped Internationally for a $2.00 fee. 

At Mountain Baby, we take pride in only selling high-quality, well-made products to help you and your family achieve the goals of being active, being in nature, and being together. If you have an item for return, please contact us to receive a Return Authorization Number.


The following policies apply to all returns:

  • Sales items are not returnable
  • Items must be returned within 30 days of receiving.
  • An original receipt/gift receipt/packing slip must accompany the returned item.
  • All products must have all original tags/packaging as well as any warranty cards.
  • The item must be unused and in mint condition.
  • Unless we made the mistake (or there is a manufacturer’s defect), the customer is responsible for all shipping & handling charges related to the return. 
  • In the rare occurrence where we send the wrong product/colour, wrong quantity, or make another big boo-boo, we will gladly cover shipping costs ourselves (& promise to never do it again!)


How to Return an Item:
To return or exchange an item, contact us to receive an authorization number, then package your return as compactly & securely as possible (with all tags!) and send to:

Mountain Baby
636 Baker Street
Nelson BC Canada
V1L 4J4

IN CANADA: Please send all returns via INSURED, prepaid, regular parcel post (Canada Post).

FROM THE US: All returns from the US, MUST be sent via USPS. We will be unable to accept any returns sent through other carriers. Please send all returns from the US via INSURED surface mail. IMPORTANT: Be sure to write on the shipping label "Returned Defective Item". Thanks!

INTERNATIONAL: Please email us at orders@mountainbaby.com with your concerns and we will inform you of the best procedure for returns from your country.

 Notes for All Returns from Everywhere:

    • Insuring your return allows you to track your parcel online. We cannot be responsible for uninsured returns.
    • We cannot accept CODs or courier deliveries (including UPS, Fedex, etc.) as all courier companies charge brokerage and duty fees.
    • For exchanges, we suggest you order a replacement as quickly as possible to ensure availability. We will refund your returned item as soon as we receive it.


REALLY IMPORTANT SIZING INFORMATION
To minimize returns, please read sizing charts very carefully. We have endeavoured to provide you with as much guidance as possible in choosing the right size. In general, with children’s wear, it is better to err on the side of “a little too big”, as children are constantly growing. Remember also that you want seasonal wear to last the whole season in terms of sizing. In terms of quality, all of our products are made to last and to be used over the years by several children.

If you have any questions about our Return Policy or Sizing Information, please call us at 1-888-990-2292  or email us at info@mountainbaby.com, and one of us would love to help you out.

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