Quill and Quire

Picture Books

By Cathon

If television has taught us anything, it’s that the most effective and entertaining crime-fighting partnerships consist of individuals who, despite divergent personalities and levels of competence, manage somehow to put their differences aside in order ... Read More »

July 5, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Thao Lam

Thao Lam’s nearly wordless book, a follow-up to her well-received debut, Skunk on a String, is about courage, imagination, and unexpected paths to friendship. It centres on a nameless young girl with brown skin and ... Read More »

June 27, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Ashlyn Anstee

While the Fan Brothers, Debbie Ridpath Ohi, and Ashlyn Anstee employ acutely different tones, styles, and media in their latest picture books, all unearth joy in some of life’s most unpleasant feelings: grief, sadness, and ... Read More »

June 4, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books