While Beep Beep Bubbie incorporates feminism, disability rights, and environmentalism, it’s all about fun.
Dylan Glynn talks about two of his favourite illustrations from Be Amazing: A History of Pride.
“I knew that this story is a bit unusual with no kids and nothing happening, but I felt deeply that it’s a story with a few layers,” says Nahid Kazemi.
This year’s festival marks the first with new festival director Roland Gulliver at the helm.
In total, eight awards and $175,000 will be given out for the best in Canadian children’s literature.
The library is the hub of a school, vital to students’ academic and emotional growth, and a critical support to educators – especially during COVID-19.
“I think both companies can be strengthened by this, but both companies will be exactly what they are today,” says Annick owner and publisher Rick Wilks.
The imprint, also dubbed Wattpad, will publish four titles in 2020.
The festival is inspired by Cressida Cowell’s children’s literature to-do list, and will feature Canadian author David A. Robertson.