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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.

Interview: Carolyn Strom Collins (After Many Years)

Find out more about the editor of After Many Years Carolyn Strom Collins and her research into L.M.Montgomery’s (Anne of Green Gables) work through her interview with CBC Mainstreet PEI and The Guardian (Charlottetown, PEI). Chronicle Herald book feature (June 30, 2017) described the book as: ‘Those rare stories form a collection that dedicated Montgomery fans can dig into, with writings

Interview: Donald Savoie (Looking For Bootstraps)

Canada Research Chair in public administration and governance Donald Savoie returns with a new book Looking For Bootstraps, which describes the economic challenges facing the Maritime provinces. Listen to his radio interviews with CBC Information Morning through the links below: Saint John Moncton Fredericton His (Savoie’s) latest book, Looking For Bootstraps, gives a brief, but comprehensive overview of the

Book Reviews from Canadian Teacher Magazine

Two of our Nimbus titles were reviewed by the Canadian Teacher Magazine as great potential classroom books! Read their reviews below and follow the links to see more of their descriptions. Harbour Seal in Halifax by Doretta Groenendyk The story uses simple words and clear descriptors of the seal, the night, people and Halifax, making

Interview: Simon Thibault (Pantry and Palate)

Cookbook author Simon Thibault discusses the history of Acadian family cuisine behind his newest book Pantry and Palate in a video interview with Chatelaine, and further revealed his inspirations of writing Pantry and Palate in an interview with CBC Moncton here. Pantry and Palate is more than a cookbook. It’s a story. A story thoughtfully told through prose and recipes …

Book Review: The Land Beyond the Wall

Quill & Quire included a brief background of author Veronika Martenova and a book review of her new children’s book The Land Beyond the Wall in their July issue. “The Land Beyond the Wall is something different: a very personal, fairy-tale tinged story based in part on the author’s own experience of coming to Canada as a teen.” Atlantic Books Today,