Archive for March, 2014

Tweezle into Everything Book Trailer

March 28th, 2014

Tweezle is the baby of his family, but he has some pretty big ideas. What is he up to? The monster family of Stephanie McLellan and Dean Griffith’s Hoogie in the Middle returns in Tweezle into Everything. Having trouble with the video? Try watching the trailer on YouTube.

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Moon at Nine Book Trailer

March 27th, 2014

Based on extensive interviews with a young woman forced to flee Iran because of her sexual orientation, Moon at Nine enters an important conversation about social justice and human rights at a critical time. Internationally acclaimed author and humanitarian Deborah Ellis (The Breadwinner) brings her usual grace and sensitivity to a challenging issue, telling a […]

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Pajama Press Nominated for Small Press Publisher of the Year

March 26th, 2014

The Retail Council of Canada has announced its longlists for the 2014 Libris Awards celebrating excellence in the Canadian book industry. We are honoured that our country’s bookselling community has nominated Pajama Press in the category of Small Press Publisher of the Year. The Libris Awards honour outstanding contributions in a range of categories. The […]

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Starred Review for Moon at Nine from Ken Setterington for Quill & Quire

March 21st, 2014

“With her multiple award-winning works of fiction and non-fiction, Deborah Ellis has introduced readers to the harsh realities of life for youth around the world. Her latest novel, based on a true story, is another powerful, realistic tale that will capture the attention of teen readers. In Moon at Nine, Ellis expertly weaves the politics, […]

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Cat Champions nominated for Hackmatack Award

March 21st, 2014

Pajama press is proud to announce that Cat Champions: Caring for our Feline Friends   by Rob Laidlaw has been nominated for the 2014/2015 Hackmatack Children’s Choice Book Award. This award is an annual reading program that encourages literacy and the love of reading among children in grades 4, 5, and 6 in Atlantic Canada. […]

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CM Magazine highly recommends Moon at Nine

March 7th, 2014

“Basing her book on a true story, Ellis has written a heartbreaking tale of prejudice and injustice. Ellis contrasts the sanctioned horrible treatment of human beings with an illegal love story…The characters are complex and carefully drawn… While we recognize some progress in our country in terms of gay and lesbian rights, Moon at Nine […]

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Booklist enjoys “Allenby’s well-rhymed debut”

March 6th, 2014

“A playful black-and-white kitten observes the ease with which Nat, a larger tiger-striped at, can sleep anywhere at any time of day in Allenby’s well-rhymed debut picture book. In rich hues and textures, Anderson’s multimedia illustrations depict a home full of sunlit rugs, bookshelves, pianos, toy-strewn floors, half-full chests, and chairs of all shapes and […]

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Featured Artist – Rebecca Bender

March 1st, 2014

Rebecca Bender grew up in small-town eastern Ontario where her artistic mother let her daughter draw and paint alongside her at an early age. Even as a young child Rebecca took her art seriously, looking up to illustrators like the expressive Robin James (the Serendipity Series, 1974–) and the humorous Dr. Seuss. Rebecca maintained her […]

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