August 20, 2019
"[Like] Toni Morrison said, I Wrote the Book That I Wanted to See in the World" Nadia L. Hohn on Her Newest Picture Book
Nadia L. Hohn is a teacher and an award-winning children's author, known for Malaika’s Costume and Malaika's Winter Carnival. This summer she's back with a new picture book: A Likkle Miss Lou: How ...
July 22, 2019
Contest! Make Summer Even Better for the Kids in Your Life With Great Reads from Owlkids Books
If you've got kids in your life, you know Owlkids, whose books and magazine (like Chirp, Chickadee, and of course, OWL) are a staple of Canadian households. Now you've got a chance to bring home a ...
May 22, 2019
Picture Book Author & Paper Artist Thao Lam on the Books that Shaped Her & the Canadian Illustrator Whose Work Taught Her to Draw
When you read the title of My Cat Looks Like My Dad (Owlkids Books), the latest picture book from acclaimed writer/illustrator Thao Lam, you immediately know you're in for something funny, charming, ...
May 16, 2019
Troy Wilson on Titles for Kids' Books, Exclamation Marks, & the 12-Year Journey to His New Picture Book
Troy Wilson, author of several beloved books for young readers including the award winning Perfect Man, returns with a charming, funny, and immediately lovable new picture book this spring: Dog vs Ultra ...
December 17, 2018
"I Learned That Writing Could Be Hilarious" Naseem Hrab on the Books that Shaped Her Writing Life
Acclaimed picture book author (and beloved Open Book columnist!) Naseem Hrab knows a thing or two about friendship, and she captures that magic in her Ira Crumb series, the newest instalment of which ...
December 14, 2018
Earthrise Author James Gladstone on The Good, Bad, & Surprising Moments in Writing Picture Books
December 21, 2018 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned mission to fully orbit the moon and return safely. During the mission, on Christmas Eve, astronaut William Anders ...
February 22, 2018
OwlKids Books Honoured with Prestigious BOP–Bologna Prize Nomination
In happy news for CanLit, Owlkids Books Inc. has been shortlisted for the influential BOP–Bologna Prize for the Best Children’s Publishers of the Year.The prize, in is sixth year, celebrates the ...