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Josée Bisaillon Wins the 2017 Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award

We are thrilled to announce that The Snow Knows, written by Jennifer McGrath and illustrated by Josée Bisaillon has won this year’s Marlyn Baillie Picture Book Award.

The Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award honors excellence in the illustrated picture book format and comes with a $20,000 cash prize. To be eligible, the book must be an original work in English, aimed at children ages three to eight, written and illustrated by Canadians.

“Striking, lively multimedia art and brilliantly evocative text sweep young readers off to the heart of the Canadian wild to explore the lives of animals in winter… Each gorgeous turn of the page introduces a new creature and a new winter wonder with lyrical verbal grace and masterful, eye-opening visual genius.” –Jury members: Nancy Davidson, Maria Martella and Sheba Meland.

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“C is for Canada” – New Title from Sylvie Daigneault

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, Sylvie Daigneault joins author Mike Ulmer in paying tribute to some of the unique landscapes, stories, and the history of this colorful country.

Images by Sylvie Daigneault:

The cover for "C is for Canada"

Sylvie’s bright and vibrant work is perfect for honoring the diversity and distinctive elements of this great nation, inviting us on an exciting armchair tour.

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Be sure to pick up a copy for the little Canadienne in your life, and congratulations, Sylvie!

Thanksgiving Puzzles for Kids – Laura Tallardy’s Latest App

Noone churns out the holiday hits quite like Laura Tallardy, and she’s back with her latest, “Thanksgiving Puzzles for Kids”!

This adorably animated puzzle game features fuzzy animals, autumnal settings, and of course the beloved Thanksgiving feast. Help the foraging squirrel collect acorns before the winter, jump into a pile of leaves, and grab a second helping of mashed potatoes – Thanksgiving Puzzles for Kids provides loads of fun and cheerful scenarios for you and your family!

Don’t be a total turkey – check it out!

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