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By Irene Luxbacher

Kids Can Press succeeds again with The Jumbo Book of Art. Written and illustrated by Irene Luxbacher (a member of Toronto’s Avenue Road Arts School), this artistic adventure assures readers that if they have an ... Read More »

October 30, 2003

By Rick Book

The other day I got a request to present a storytelling program for Christmas. My heart sank. My Christmas story file is very thin. Why, when Christmas music is so wonderful, are Christmas stories so ... Read More »

October 30, 2003

By Brian Doyle

It’s the summer of 1945, in Lowertown, Ottawa, and Martin O’Boy’s beloved Granny has just died. It’s the first of a number of hurdles that Martin – who doesn’t like his nickname Boy O’Boy – ... Read More »

October 30, 2003