Sam Maggs will help librarians embrace their inner fangirl and fanboy – or at least encourage them to further cater to lovers of comic books and graphic novels.
The Toronto event Totsapalooza, put on by Small Print, brings together indie rockers, children’s authors, and tots for a day of dancing, stories, and crafts.
It was July 9, 2011, and I was attending a workshop on writing for children hosted in the backyard of A Different Booklist bookstore in Toronto.
Toronto cartoonist, illustrator, and designer John Martz has been hired as art director at Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers.
The bestselling children’s author-illustrator tries something new – unapologetically so.
Librarians, book bloggers, and booksellers weigh in with their favourite children’s books of the year.
The author of The Marrow Thieves found out she won the $50,000 Kirkus Prize as she was searching her desk for loose change for transit.
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre brought together the publishing industry to honour a long-time feminist, social justice activist, and kidlit icon.
While Melanie Florence has written multiple works of fiction and non-fiction for children, the picture book genre is still new to her. It’s also where she’s having the greatest success.