A crowd and author favourite, the day-long, outdoor children’s book festival takes place at Westfield Heritage Village in Rockford, Ont., on Sept. 16.
Award-winning children’s book creators Kenneth Oppel and Sydney Smith talk about collaboration on their new title, Inkling – about an inkblot that escapes a sketchbook and shakes up a family of three – as well as tough topics in the book and what they would ask the inkblot to do for them.
TD Canada has raised the value of their sponsored awards from the already significant amount of $30,000 to $50,000.
Connie Choi, a recent graduate of Toronto’s Sheridan College and a video-game artist for Sticky Brain Studios, talks about her process behind illustrating Annick Press’s video-game series, Cross Ups.
Raziel Reid experienced more drama as a result of his 2014 debut novel, When Everything Feels Like the Movies, than most writers encounter in an entire career.
Nine young-adult submissions have been received for this year’s 2018 CODE Burt Award for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Young Adult Literature.
The 2010 picture book from B.C. publisher McKellar & Martin gets the Disney treatment
Co-owners Ellie Sipila and Kirsten Marion have issued a challenge to Canadian writers, calling it an “Uncommon Quest for a Great Canadian Children’s Novel”
“In her final weeks alive, Geneviève clung to finishing this book for our daughter with intense focus and devotion.”
After two years in limbo, British Columbia authors and illustrators will see their books in print.