Pre-orders were so strong that Kids Can Press and Canadian Geographic were already discussing reprints ahead of its publication date.
David Helwig, who died on Oct. 16 at 80 after a life marked by multiple debilitating health issues, was one of the most prolific and certainly one of the most versatile Canadian literary figures of the past 50 years.
October 17, 2018 at 01:01pm | Filed under: People
The winners of the 2018 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature have been announced.
October 16, 2018 at 04:40pm | Filed under: Deals
Trans-activist and educator j wallace skelton laments the dearth of middle-grade literature about gender diversity and recommends the best books that are currently available
October 15, 2018 at 04:17pm | Filed under: Children's publishing
For her new middle-grade novel, author Jenny Manzer put herself “in the cleats” of 10-year-old Casper ‘Caz’ Caldman – a star house-league pitcher who once lived as a girl but now lives a boy.
October 15, 2018 at 04:15pm | Filed under: Children's publishing
Toronto’s famously cool Type Books has opened its third location.
October 15, 2018 at 03:36pm | Filed under: Bookselling
October 15, 2018 at 12:53pm
David Demchuk and Cherie Dimaline are among the winners of The Sunburst Award for Excellence in Canadian Literature of the Fantastic.
Toronto International Festival of Authors has added a few fresh ideas for its 39th year.
October 12, 2018 at 04:03pm | Filed under: Industry News
Hollywood star Whoopi Goldberg takes on the role of “Narrator” in Nelvana’s upcoming short-film version of Ashley Spire’s bestselling picture book.
October 12, 2018 at 12:18pm | Filed under: Children's publishing
October 11, 2018 at 05:12pm
David Chariandy has won the Toronto Book Award for his second novel, Brother.
This weekend, Fort York will celebrate not just the country’s culinary past, but the future of cookbook writing and publishing at the inaugural Canada’s Table event.
October 11, 2018 at 02:08pm | Filed under: Industry News
Over 270,000 readers will participate through schools, libraries, literacy centres, and at home – and vote for their favourites in April.
Customers who buy a book from Amazon.ca between now and Oct. 23 will be taking part in a new initiative that will put $100,000 worth of new books into the hands of children this holiday season.
October 11, 2018 at 10:53am | Filed under: Children's publishing