Scholastic Canada’s North Winds Press imprint is issuing a new edition of I Am Canada: A Celebration, Heather Patterson’s free-verse children’s poem.
Salaam Reads, the new imprint from Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, focuses on works featuring Muslim characters and stories.
Kids Can Press celebrates a partnership with Nelson Education for classroom resources, as well as the launch of its first title by a Wattpad author under its new KCP Loft imprint.
Scholastic has released its first-ever Kids and Family Reading Report for Canada, a survey assessing kids’ and parents’ attitudes and behaviours around reading nationally.
Smart Phone Movie Maker helps budding young cinematographers create movie magic using only their phones.
The 54th edition of the Bologna Children’s Book Fair will take place April 3-6, and Canada will be well represented with 35 publishers (19 French-language), two agencies, and non-profit organization Livres Canada Books, among others, exhibiting.
By his own admission, George A. Romero was – for a long time – a failure at art.
B.C.–based children’s press Orca Book Publishers has announced that publisher Andrew Wooldridge has purchased the remaining 50 per cent stake in the company from founder Bob Tyrrell.
Attempting to respond to questions from her own school-aged kids about the war in Syria inspired illustrator Suzanne Del Rizzo to write My Beautiful Birds, a book about a young refugee.
Q&Q asked authors Robin Stevenson and Sarah N. Harvey about collaborating on the YA thriller Blood on the Beach.
The Lillian H. Smith branch of the Toronto Public Library has a long association with children’s literature. Its origins date back to 1922, when the Boys and Girls House Library, the first library in the British Empire aimed exclusively at children, opened. The Boys and Girls House was replaced in 1995 by a new branch, named for Smith, who headed the TPL’s children’s services for 40 years.
Orca Book Publishers has seen much success with its fundraising efforts to aid refugee resettlement agencies.
New deals for Mariko Tamaki and Kristine Scarrow.
Tundra Books has unveiled a new logo, which will begin appearing on books publishing in fall 2017.
Annick’s Press plans to maintain a local presence in Vancouver following the closure of its office there.
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