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Fast read that keeps you guessing in Hannah Mary McKinnon’s Her Secret Son

Her Secret Son is a fast read that is worth the time you will be thinking about it afterward.


Big words, fun words, small stories, great illustrations in The Traveling Dustball

Be irked while lollygagging around with Davey and Abigail in The Traveling Dustball.

Lunch Box Letters bring a little joy to a dreaded school-time task

Lunch making sucks. Add a little joy with these Lunch Box Letters from Firefly Books.

Middle grade book tells the story of Marcel Marceau, who saved Jewish children during the Second World War

Kathy Kacer's Masters of Silence showcases the story of mime Marcel Marceau who helped Jewish children escape Nazis.

Savouring the Sights and Tastes of France and England

“I had forgotten how gently time passes in Paris. As lively as the city is, there’s a stillness to it, a peace that lures you in. In Paris, with a glass of wine in your hand, you can just be.”... Continue Reading →

Advice to new writers from The Story of My Face author Leanne Baugh – Don’t quit your day job and other Q&As

Read this Q&A with British Columbia author Leanne Baugh about her young adult book The Story of My Face and her writing process.

Poop, farts and anal-gland perfume are some of the interesting facts in Stinky Science

All the things you wanted to know - and didn't - about stinky science. You might want to avoid perfume - and sloths.

I Love You Mom is perfect for Mother’s Day Sunday

Just in time for Mother's Day, this book shows you what mothers in the animal kingdom do for their offspring.

Families, grief, elephants and the worst alphabet book reviewed

Dragons, imagination and the worst alphabet book ever.

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