Author Feature: Ann Eriksson

We’re all connected to the ocean, and the ocean to us. The ocean provides half the oxygen we breathe; it feeds us, creates our weather and provides us with water. But we haven’t been as kind to the ocean in return. The problems are many: pollution, overfishing, rising seas and acid waters. What can be done? Don’t despair; take action. Dive In! explores our intimate connection with the ocean and provides every reader with an achievable set of actions that can help improve ocean health for our sake and the sake of the millions of […]

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Summer Reading List: Board Books

Now that the weather is hot and kids are out of school, it’s time to grab the sunscreen, hats and towels to hit the beach and relax–and we have some great titles for your little ones to enjoy while you’re there. First up, is Monique Gray Smith’s My Heart Fills with Happiness. This beautiful board book, with illustrations from celebrated artist Julie Flett, serves as a reminder for little ones and adults alike to reflect on and cherish the moments in life that bring us joy. The sun on your face. The smell of warm […]

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Author Feature: Laurie Elmquist

#TuesdayTalk with Laurie Elmquist. Her new board book, Beach Baby, is on shelves now. Tell us about your book. Beach Baby is a story for babies. It’s a promise to the next generation and the next and the next, that the things we love now at the beach, the pelicans and the dolphins, will be there for them in years to come. What was the catalyst for your story? I had just come back from a visit to Maine Island, BC and my head was filled with all the beautiful images I’d seen. It was spring and […]

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