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.
Each submission will be read by an editorial committee and authors will receive feedback and potentially a publishing offer by December 15, 2020.
The Inuit-owned publishing company will open a commercial space to sell its Inuktitut- and English-language books
Sydney Smith and Julie Flett are two of the 10 picture-book creators on the award shortlist
Through a contest, blog, and workshops, this charity teaches kids creative writing and then publish the best results