The $50,000 prize went to Smith’s middle-grade novel-in-verse Ebb & Flow while Jillian Tamaki won the CBC Fan Choice Award.
Medicine Wheel Education founder Teddy Andersen on how The Orange Shirt Story and Phyllis’s Orange Shirt came to be and the impact they’re having on children in this country.
When the kidlit author heard about Itaru Sasaki’s disconnected phone booth and how it helped the people of Otsuchi, Japan, she knew instantly that the story would make a powerful children’s book.
FOLD Kids’ debut festival has an impressive range of events catering to all ages
The Calgary artist recently released her debut picture book as both author and illustrator, about two young characters who compete for boxitectural dominance
TD Bank, the long-time sponsor of the Book Centre’s popular program, will continue to fund some events and pull out of others.
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre has announced the finalists in eight award categories, celebrating the best in Canadian children’s literature.
The Peterborough, Ontario, illustrator Kathryn Durst was handpicked by Paul McCartney to draw his first picture book Hey Grandude!
Save the date: the non-profit will be handing out free kids’ books at three Toronto subway stations on Sept. 16
Mister Rogers is currently having a moment, with a documentary, a biopic starring Tom Hanks, and You Are My Friend, a just-published picture book.