Hello Humpback! A board book designed by BC First Nations artist and writer duo

New in Canadian Kid Lit Yesterday I had the pleasure of receiving a copy of the newly released book, Hello Humpback!, for review. My five year old daughter and I had a great time flipping through the brightly illustrated pages. We couldn’t help but run our fingers across images that eye-catchingly combine a matte finish with glossy detailing. About Hello Humpback! […]

The King’s Ears: An engaging picture book app for kids

The King’s Ears, a Canadian-made story book app by Rascal Media Inc, is the brainchild of award-winning children’s author and illustrator, Cynthia Nugent. The King’s Ears is the story of a king’s path to self acceptance when–after a lifetime of hiding from everyone that he has goat ears–his big secret comes out. It is based on the book The King Has Goat Ears, a whimsical retelling of […]

Canadian Authors: Halloween Books For Kids

Last week I browsed my kids’ book shelves and pulled out all of the fall and Halloween-themed storybooks that we own. It turns out we don’t have very many, so I got to browsing online for Halloween books written by Canadian authors, and thought I’d share with you a list of the stories that I’m particularly excited to […]

Canadian Author Mélanie Watt Creates Fun and Funny Books for Kids

For a couple of days now my 8 year old daughter has been rambling on excitedly about a book read during library time at school this week. “You’ve got to see it mom. It’s called Chester, and it’s soooo funny! It’s written by the same person who makes the Scaredy Squirrel books too!” This post contains affiliate […]

Join Magelica on a Magical Bathtub Ride in These Delightful Storybooks

Quebecois author Louise Courey Nadeau is on a mission to inspire children to believe in themselves, and to use love and positivity to overcome any difficult times they may face. In the first book, Magelica’s Voyage, we are introduced to green-haired Magelica, who has no idea where she came from or who her parents are. One evening […]

Gift Ideas For the Little Reader in Your Life – Books by Gordon

Both of my girls love to read, but my youngest, four years old, insists that there be daily reading in our home so we are always looking for fun new stories to enjoy together. She was very excited when we received the books by Gordon in the mail. My oldest, seven years old, chose the book […]

The Templar Chronicles , Book 5 – Blog Tour {Giveaway}

Jack Templar and the Lord of the Demons (The Templar Chronicles #5) Written by Jeff Gunhus Jack and his friends continue their race against the clock to find the remaining Jerusalem Stones, as Ren Lucre’s Creach forces continue to gain strength. Two members in their group now have Creach blood coursing through their veins, causing difficulties like none […]

The Templar Chronicles – Book 5, Book Blast {Giveaway}

  Jack Templar and the Lord of the Demons (The Templar Chronicles #5). Jack and his friends are in a race against the clock to find the remaining Jersulam Stones. Ren Lucre’s Creach forces are continually gathering strength, and two members of their group now have Creach blood flowing through their veins. The team must unite or they will […]

Sherlock Academy Book Blast

Sherlock Academy Written by F.C. Shaw Secret libraries, hollowed out books, and teachers in disguise are just a few of the things that eleven-year-old Rollie Wilson and his best friend, Cecily, will discover at the Sherlock Academy of Fine Sleuths. Here, children are being taught the art of detection, and when Rollie and Cecily learn that a burglary […]

Marrow Book Blast

Marrow by Preston Norton The Fantom Institute for Superheroes-in-Training (FIST) is the place where fourteen-year old prodigy, Marrow, just aced his finals. With the ability to smash through walls and leap over a city block in one bound, he’s sure to be placed with one of the best mentors in the Sidekick Internship Program this summer. But when […]