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8 Dog-Themed Picture Books for Chinese New Year 2018

It’s time to ring in Chinese New Year! As we enter the Year of the Dog, celebrate with these 8 picture books showcasing man’s best friend. 1. A Breed Apart The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is Canada’s first and only true Canadian bred dog. For almost two hundred years the dog was unknown outside

OLA Super Conference

Nimbus publicists Matt McNeill and Karen McMullin attended the Ontario Library Association Super Conference on Thursday, February 1st and Friday, February 2nd. This year, there were upwards of 4,700 librarians in attendance. Eight authors signed books at the Nimbus booth, including: Graham Steele, The Effective Citizen Julie Lawson, A Blinding Light Veronika Martenova Charles, The Land Beyond the

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.