The Bologna Children’s Book Fair is going ahead in person next week after being cancelled for two years in a row over COVID-19 concerns — and the three Canadian publishers shortlisted for its best publisher of the year honour are excited for the serendipity that an in-person event offers.
Proceeds from sales of the book will go to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation, a Canadian charity sending aid to support Ukrainian refugees in Europe.
Established in 1985 following the death of Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver, the award is presented to a Canadian illustrator in recognition of outstanding artistic talent.
Consuming the stories of the Panchatantra as a child allowed me to understand the socio-cultural ecosystem I was growing up in.
Funny Pages, a children’s book festival ‘celebrating books that make kids laugh’, will be making its debut in Halifax on Friday, April 22nd, 2022.
Pendziwol’s lilting, lyrical When I Listen to Silence shows that sometimes a moment of quiet freedom can be a wonderful gift to a child’s imagination.
The annual prize is awarded to a publisher “at the forefront of innovation in their activity for the creative nature of the editorial choices they have made during the previous year.”
The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2022.
While many libraries expanded their online content, hosted virtual book clubs, and offered curbside pickup during pandemic shutdowns, some intrepid librarians saw an opportunity to engage their audience by turning to social media and one of its fastest-growing platforms.
More than 350 international authors, illustrators, publishers, librarians, academics, teachers, and social workers will congregate in Ottawa Aug. 19–23, 2026, for the 40th edition of the biennial event.