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"Delightful and fun to read"

"Delightful and fun to read"

2019 Apr 13th

Thanks to Harriet Zaidman for her lovely review of Peg Bearskin in CM: Canadian Review of Materials.  She gives the book 4/5 stars and says it is highly recommended for school libraries.  Of … read more
Running the Goat marks International Women's Day

Running the Goat marks International Women's Day

Posted by Michelle Porter on 2019 Mar 1st

We’re marking International Women’s Day 2019 with the the launch of two books featuring young women who found different ways to be the heroes of their own lives:-the indomitable Edie Murphy in TO SEE … read more
The Poetry of Tyrants

The Poetry of Tyrants

Posted by Michelle Porter on 2018 Oct 4th

Bad poetry? Probably written by a tyrant or villain, according to Andy Jones, author of Jack and the Green Man, the first chapter book in his Jack tales series. “The Green Man is that kind of powerful … read more
In Farmers' Times

In Farmers' Times

Posted by Michelle Porter on 2018 Sep 28th

The illustrations in Jack and the Green Man offer a rare glimpse of a visual style that was part of southeastern Europe before the Former Yugoslavia fell apart, before the war and the fall of communis … read more