The Lillian H. Smith branch of the Toronto Public Library has a long association with children’s literature. Its origins date back to 1922, when the Boys and Girls House Library, the first library in the British Empire aimed exclusively at children, opened. The Boys and Girls House was replaced in 1995 by a new branch, named for Smith, who headed the TPL’s children’s services for 40 years.
Orca Book Publishers has seen much success with its fundraising efforts to aid refugee resettlement agencies.
New deals for Mariko Tamaki and Kristine Scarrow.
Tundra Books has unveiled a new logo, which will begin appearing on books publishing in fall 2017.
Annick’s Press plans to maintain a local presence in Vancouver following the closure of its office there.
Irish-Canadian author, playwright, and screenwriter Emma Donoghue wades into new literary territory this March with the release of her first… Read More »
Q&Q’s Books for Young People editor shares her favourite children’s titles of 2016.
When Katherine Ashenburg pitched a middle-grade adaptation of The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History (Vintage Canada), her popular 2007… Read More »
Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers has announced the launch of Penguin Teen‚ a new imprint that will encompass YA… Read More »
I had only written two drafts of what would become Mittens to Share, my latest children’s book, when I decided… Read More »