Posted on May 15th, 2017 by pajamapress
Pajama Press is very proud to announce that nine of our Spring 2017 books are featured in the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids & Teens.
Adrift at Sea by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch with Tuan Ho and illustrated by Brian Deines is a Starred Selection
All the World a Poem by Gilles Tibo and illustrated by Manon Gauthier is a Starred Selection
Hat On, Hat Off by Theo Heras and illustrated by Renne Benoit is a selection
How Do You Feel? by Rebecca Bender is a selection
Rhino Rumpus by Victoria Allenby and illustrated by Tara Anderson is a Starred Selection
When the Rain Comes by Alma Fullerton and illustrated by Kim La Fave is a Starred Selection
Timo’s Party by Victoria Allenby and illustrated by Dean Griffiths is a selection
Root Beer Candy and Other Miracles by Shari Green is a Starred Selection
Next Round: A Young Athlete’s Journey to Gold by John Spray is a selection
Congratulations to all of our authors, and our sincerest thanks to the Canadian Children’s Book Centre and Friesens for their continued dedication to promoting childhood literacy and quality children’s literature.
Posted on March 29th, 2017 by pajamapress
“At some stage in their lives daughters can become independent, uppity and seemingly too savvy for their own good. But if this willful daughter is an appealing Springer Spaniel named Augusta aboard a pirate ship full of other dogs with her father as captain, things will happen that will ‘shiver your timbers.’…
Meet the foul-mouthed Captain Barnacle Garrick, his irresistible daughter, and a motley crew of sea dogs as they capture loot or survive a storm at sea. Depending on the circumstances Capt. Barnacle demands that the crew, including his daughter, be Rotten, Sneaky and Brainy in the Good Pirate book and Saucy, Bold and Selfish in The Bad Pirate book. How these commands are obeyed is illustrated in some of the most captivating seafaring dog drawings and captain-fearing adventures. You will be intrigued by the bombastic captain with his menacing hook, his free-spirited daughter who loves vanilla as a perfume, and the life of the pirate dogs….”
Read the full review on page 28 of the March 2017 issue of the Vermont Country Sampler