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Picture Books

By Jacques Goldstyn

During a 30-year career as a geologist, Jacques Goldstyn whiled away his spare time drawing comics for children’s science magazines. Since then he has written and illustrated numerous books in his native French, including the ... Read More »

April 3, 2017 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Kelly Collier

This bright, breezy picture-book debut by Toronto author-illustrator Kelly Collier marks the first time I have ever seen the myth of Narcissus reworked with a horse in the starring role. The eponymous equine, like Cephissus ... Read More »

January 9, 2017 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Suzanne Del Rizzo

With the arrival of Syrian refugee families in many Canadian communities, parents and children alike are charged with trying to understand the harsh experiences these new classmates and neighbours have undergone. The compassionate and beautiful ... Read More »

January 3, 2017 | Filed under: Picture Books