Author Feature: Rina Singh


In Holi Colors, experience Holi with every color of the rainbow! This Hindu celebration known as the festival of colors and the festival of love signifies the end of winter, the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. A time to laugh, play, visit friends and get messy! Little ones will love exploring the colors of Holi through the vibrant photographs and Singh’s playful rhymes in this brilliant concept book.   What planning and research did you do for you book? To write a 100-word book is always a challenge. I loved […]

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Illustrator Feature: Josée Bisaillon

Bedtime 123

Written by Eric Walters, Bedtime 123 will lull your little one to sleep while counting the animals also nestling in for the night. Count the stars coming out, fox cubs snuggling, puppies piling and chicks cuddling as baby rocks gently to sleep in this gorgeously illustrated board book from bestselling author Eric Walters and award-winning illustrator Josée Bisaillon. Tell us about the illustration style of your book? How did you decide what it would be? I don’t really know how to describe my style…maybe whimsical ? For Bedtime 123, I wanted the book to have […]

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Marthe Jocelyn Sees Art Everywhere

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The following post is written by Marthe Jocelyn, creator of One Red Button and One Piece of String. You asked how I would describe my creative process? Well…I see something…a lost button on an elevator or a single mitten on a park bench or a note tucked under a windshield wiper… And I get these ideas… Hey, the lost button and the blob of gum next to it look like a pair of eyes, with that shoe scuff for the mouth, and, oh—ground floor, I’m getting off the elevator, but I’ve picked up an idea […]

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A Mother’s Day Reading List

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Since Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend, we rounded up four board books that celebrate the connection between mothers and their babies. These books would all be great to read with little ones on this special day. Check them out below! We Sang You Home:   This book celebrates the irreplaceable bond between parents and children. Julie Flett‘s beautiful illustrations portray intimate moments between a mother and her baby—together, they cuddle, sing and pick flowers.       Sea Otter Pup:   Pup’s mother teaches him everything he needs to know about being a […]

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Yum, More Blueberries!


The young twins in our board book More Blueberries can’t get enough of their favorite snack—and they aren’t the only ones! With playful rhyming text from award-winning poet Susan Musgrave and gorgeous illustrations by Esperança Melo, this exuberant board book will delight little ones and have everyone happily shouting, “More blueberries!” Blueberry cheeks, blueberry chin Blueberry teeth, blueberry grin Blueberry fingers, blueberry nose Blueberry lips, blueberry toes Yummy! Tasty! More blueberries! And what’s the best treat to go with a book about blueberries? Blueberry Crumble Bars! Ingredients: For the Blueberry Layer: 2 cups of fresh […]

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Author Feature: Richard Van Camp

We Sang You Home by Richard Van Camp and illustrated by Julie Flett

#TuesdayTalk with Richard Van Camp. His new board book, We Sang You Home, is on shelves now! Tell us a bit about your book. We Sang You Home is my fourth board book. This is every parent to be’s wish, prayer and song: that Baby arrives safely and in a good way.. What was the catalyst for your story? I wanted to add to my three books with a new song for babies and a reminder of how sacred each child is. I do believe in the power of prayer and I love the idea […]

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