I was very excited to learn that THE WINNOWING is the 2019 MYRCA Northern Lights Honour Book! I had the pleasure of visiting Manitoba during last year's Canadian Children's Book Week and I had the opportunity to meet with many dedicated readers and aspiring writers. I learned firsthand how passionate young Manitobans are about reading, … Continue reading MYRCA News!
It's Canada Day! I am a proud Canadian, and today I am especially proud of three cool news pieces: Just in time for Canada Day, check out this stellar line-up of Canadian authors, as recommended by Danielle at Bookish Notions, including L.M. Montgomery, Kit Pearson, Kenneth Oppel, and ME! I had to double-check to ensure … Continue reading Canada Day News Round-Up
Many people have asked me if there will be a Words That Start With C, the answer to which is yes. . .and no. Yes, there will be a sequel, and no, it will not revolve around C words. I am happy to officially announce that the sequel to Words That Start With B, called Love … Continue reading B is for Brand New Book Announcement! Love is a Four-Letter Word
Words That Start With B has been getting some blog love lately! Rob Ford may be the new mayor of Toronto*, but I am still finding reasons to smile. Here are three: A few weeks back, I did this interview with the lovely and charming Rachelle Delaney, author of the award-winning The Ship of Lost Souls and … Continue reading B is for Blogs