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An Interview with Author Rachelle Delaney!

I am a big fan of Canadian middle grade author Rachelle Delaney. Her books are breezy, delightful, and a great example of classic children's literature with a modern narrative voice. Click here to check out my review on her latest treat, The Metro Dogs of Moscow. I decided she would be the perfect subject for… Continue reading An Interview with Author Rachelle Delaney!

Animal Stories, Canadian, Early Chapter Books, Fantasy, Funny Books, Good Books for Boys, middle grade, Mystery, Readalouds

The Secret Lives of Dogs: Metro Dogs of Moscow Review

As a child who could not get enough of 'the secret lives of animals' narrative- think 101 Dalmations, The Rescuers, The Aristocats- I very much appreciated this fun romp which seems tailor made for an animated film adaptation from Canadian author Rachelle Delaney. JR is the dog of George, who works for the Canadian embassy. George travels a… Continue reading The Secret Lives of Dogs: Metro Dogs of Moscow Review

Canadian, Events

B is for Bits and Bites

So much news to convey! It's been a busy weekend, and it's only half over. Here is the round up thus far: First up, congrats to Canadian author Rachelle Delaney, who has a fantastic article this weekend in the Globe and Mail. I had the pleasure of speaking to Rachelle about the Hunger Games Trilogy… Continue reading B is for Bits and Bites