Review: Goodnight, Anne (Inspired by Anne of Green Gables) by Kallie George, illus. Geneviève Godbout Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada. Thank you! Publication: September 25, 2018 by Tundra Books Book Description: A beautiful bedtime picture book based on the best-selling Anne of Green Gables, introducing the irrepressible and beloved Anne to younger readers. It’s time for […]
Review: Out of the Woods: A True Story of an Unforgettable Event by Rebecca Bond Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: July 21 2015 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Verdict: Excellent Book Description: Antonio Willie Giroux lived in a hotel his mother ran on the edge of a lake. He loved to explore the woods and […]
In honour of Canada Day, here’s Mike from Canmore (as played by the wonderful comedian/writer John Morgan) with some words on being Canadian: Safe and happy holiday, all!
As Canada Day draws to a close, I thought I would talk a bit about my favourite Canadian reads and authors. Now, my list could go on forever, so I will narrow it down to twelve picks in children’s and teen. (I may cull together a more complete Canadian fiction authors list soon!). In no particular order, here goes: 1. […]
Happy Canada Day! While scrolling over at Pajiba, I read this article honouring Canada Day…and now I am borrowing/sharing one of their picks for ‘Top Ten Fictional Canadians’: