Posts Tagged ‘bear-on-the-homefront’

Honouring Aileen Rogers

May 12th, 2016

International Nurses’ Day is celebrated around the world on May 12 to mark the generosity and contributions of nurses everywhere, past and present. The date also marks Florence Nightingale’s birthdate; she’s the nurse many consider the founder of modern nursing. Today we’d like to take the opportunity to honour our favourite historical nurse, Aileen Rogers, […]

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Three Pajama Press Titles selected for Best Books for Kids & Teens

May 28th, 2015

Pajama Press is pleased to announce that three of our Fall, 2014 titles were selected for the Spring, 2015 edition of Best Books for Kids & Teens Nat the Cat Can Sleep Like That—STARRED SELECTION 9781927485668 Board Book Written by Victoria Allenby Illustrated by Tara Anderson Bear on the Homefront 9781927485132 Picture Book Written by Stephanie […]

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Bear on the Homefront Launch at the Canadian War Museum

February 17th, 2015

This winter, Teddy, the famous stuffed bear who travelled to the front lines of World War I and back again, received a new home in the Canadian War Museum’s newly renovated “Homefront” exhibit. Teddy’s World War I exploits are recorded in the picture book A Bear in War. On Sunday, March 15th, a new book […]

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Bear on the Homefront is’s Pick of the Week!

November 6th, 2014

“…Bear on the Homefront, a beautifully illustrated children’s book, tells the true story of the guest children who came to live in Canada during WWII. It’s all told from the perspective of ‘Teddy’, a beloved stuffed bear, and manages to talk about war in a way that is gentle, fascinating and educational…” Click here to […]

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SLJ reviews “heartwarming” Bear on the Homefront

October 1st, 2014

“In this companion piece to Bear in War (2012), Teddy the stuffed bear provides comfort to two young children who have been evacuated from England to Canada during World War II. In the first book, Teddy is the real-life connection between Aileen Rogers and her father who was fighting on the front lines in World […]

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