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The Snow Knows Wins the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award

Congratulations to this year’s winners at the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards! Especially to Jennifer McGrath and Josée Bisaillon for winning the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award for their book, The Snow Knows.

Quill & Quire’s Book of the Year 2017

Quill & Quire has announced Simon Thibault‘s Pantry and Palate: Remembering and Rediscovering Acadian Food as one of 2017’s Book of the Year! ‘Thibault’s deep yet heartfelt investigation of the cuisine is a standout among Canadian cookbooks published this year.’ Quill & Quire, December issue, 2017  

Ontario Tourism Award

    Congratulations to photographer and author George Fischer for winning the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence, the 2017 Travel Media Photography Award!

Best Book of Halifax 2017

Congratulations to Phonse Jessome and his book Disposable Souls for winning Readers’ Choice, Best Book of Halifax Silver Award! Click here for a complete list of all winners this year.

2018 Silver Birch Award Nomination

A big congratulations to Laura Best and her book, Cammie Takes Flight, for being nominated by the Ontario Library Association for the 2018 Silver Birch Award!

ChickaDEE/Owl Classroom Contest

ChickaDEE/Owl magazine is running a national science-themed classroom contest in honour of National Science Reading Day on September 20th, during Science Literacy Week. Classroom and individual prizes will include Nimbus titles along with many other books and magazines. See contest details here.

Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards Finalists Announced

The 2017 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards have been announced and our very own Nimbus author, Jennifer McGrath, and illustrator, Josée Bisaillon, have been nominated for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award, for their book, The Snow Knows!

After Many Years

After Many Years was recently featured in Real Simple Magazine! Follow us on our Tumblr to see some sneak peeks of the stories by L. M. Montgomery, author of Anne of Green Gables.

Interview: Quentin Casey (The Sea Was in Their Blood)

Author and journalist Quentin Casey discusses the sensitive beginning of his research for The Sea Was in Their Blood with CBC Books here.

Great Canadian Reading List

CBC Books just published The Great Canadian Reading List: 150 books to read for Canada 150, and listed at number 13 is Maple Murple by Sheree Fitch, recommended by Saint John Information Morning host Hance Colburne.