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CM Magazine recommends Good Pirate: “A must for reading aloud!”

June 2nd, 2016

“In order to please her father and try to fit in, Augusta attempts to abandon her love of beautiful things and tries to be “foul and useful”. But the scent of vanilla derails her plans, and she, too, ends up in the brig instead of “pillagin’ with the rest of the crew. When her father […]

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CM Magazine calls The Hill “…an interesting and unique” teen survival story

May 9th, 2016

“The blend of realism and mythology is a difficult mix to pull off, but Bass succeeds admirably. The Hill is an interesting and unique addition to the ever-expanding body of teenaged wilderness survival novels…the added elements of Cree traditional beliefs and cross-cultural tensions help Bass establish her own niche within this field.”—Dr. Gregory Bryan Click […]

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CM Magazine Recommends Sky Pig

April 8th, 2016

“…Sky Pig is an inspirational story of two friends who have the courage to dream big and the persistence to see it through…Del Rizzo has created a series of tiny masterpieces in illustrating this book.” —CM Magazine. Click here to read the full review.

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“The idea of balance is subtly shown” in Timo’s Garden—CM Magazine

December 22nd, 2015

“…In reading the book aloud, the wordcraft of the author becomes more pronounced; Allenby’s use of consistent alliteration and internal rhyme throughout Timo’s Garden adds to the enjoyment of reading it.… Also noteworthy is that Timo, in his reflection on his garden, lists and describes many different types of plants and flowers. This detail could […]

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Elephant Journey is an important book.”—CM Magazine

December 14th, 2015

“…Elephant Journey is an important book. For those who grew up with the elephants at the zoo, for those who only visited Toko, Thika, and Iringa once or twice, or for those who have never had (and may never have) a chance to experience the elephant exhibit in Toronto, this book is a worthwhile read. […]

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Kiss, Kiss “a wonderful gift book”—CM Magazine

October 23rd, 2015

“…Couëlle’s gentle reminders of the magic of kisses are simply and poetically rendered on each page. The story, though translated from French, still holds a slight charming rhyme. Jacques Laplante’s illustrations are the perfect mix of vibrant colour and black lines that enhance the playfulness of Couëlle’s story. Laplante’s artistic style is reminiscent of Quentin […]

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CM Magazine Highly Recommends Ben Says Goodbye

October 16th, 2015

“…Losing a friend to a move is a familiar experience for children and adults alike, and this story will resonate with readers. Readers will relate to Ben’s unwillingness to say goodbye and his inclination to hide away and remember the fun times he and Peter had together. However, after being given some time and space […]

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“Young readers…will once again be thrilled”—CM Magazine Highly Recommends Princess Pistachio and the Pest

April 24th, 2015

“…Young readers making the transition to chapter books will once again be thrilled to read about the adventures of intrepid Pistachio and her lovable little sister Penny. The text is easy to read, but challenging enough to engage young readers who will definitely be able to relate to the action in the story. Gay’s narration […]

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CM Magazine “Highly Recommends” A+ for Big Ben

April 20th, 2015

“…This sweet story will resonate with preschool age children, especially those children who have older siblings to compare themselves to and who often feel or are told that they are too young to do certain things. The activities in Ben’s day are common in the lives of many preschoolers and will feel familiar…. The text […]

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