Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Hot Canadian Books for Fall 2016

The 49th Shelf has put together the most anticipated books of the Fall and it's a good one. Marni Jackson, Linwood Barclay, Donna Morrissey are among the many authors I am looking forward to reading ASAP. :)

Friday, July 15, 2016

“How come you always have the prince save the princess?"

This was the germ of the idea behind The Paper Bag Princess. In the Huffington Post, Robert Munsch talks about how the classic story came to be. It was his wife who asked him the question. On behalf of millions readers every where, we are very glad she asked!

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Top Science Books of All Time!

Well that's a big statement...yet I do love lists. There are tons of amazing books on this list. One of my faves is on here: You Are Stardust. They have also created a Top 100 Science Books for Kids.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

15 Must Read Kid's Books for the Summer

What a FABULOUS list! CBC put together a list of must reads for the summer...sigh ...if my list wasn't already long enough!

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

How Cool Is This!

Graphic novelist Seth has designed this year's poster for IFOA...it looks fab!

Friday, June 24, 2016

First Nations Language Readers

The University of Regina Press has just released 100 Days of Cree. This is part of an ambitious project called the First Nations Language Readers that URP started a few years ago. Their intent is to cover all 60 indigenous languages in North America.
You can read more about this in PW.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Raincoast Downloadable Activity Kits

Raincoast Books now has a link to some cool downloadable activity kits including one for the hottest picture book coming this Fall: They All Saw a Cat. Click here to see the other ones.

Friday, June 17, 2016