Friday, December 28, 2012

Drawn & Quarterly on CBC-An Odd Corner

If you are interested in Graphic Novels and or Canadian Publishing you will enjoy this 20 minute radio documentary about Drawn & Quarterly on the CBC called Chicken Soup for the Graphic Soul. It gives a great history of the company and of graphic novels in general.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Toronto Public Library's First and Best

Here's another great list....the best books for 5 and under as chosen by Toronto Public Library. One of my Dewey Pick's: Animal Masquerade was one of them. So pick one of these up and go snuggle with your favourite 5 year old!

Sunday, December 16, 2012

More Scaredy

Kids Can did an awesome promo with the new Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas. They sent out Gingerbread House kits to various peeps and asked them to create a Scaredy Squirrel gingerbread house. Here are a few results including Team Ampersand and the Property Brothers!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Less than a month to Season 3 of Downton Abbey!!!

And for those who can't wait until January 6th, The Chronicles of Downton Abbey: A New Era is out now and would make a great Christmas present.
I can't wait to see Shirley MacLean go head to head with Maggie Smith!

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Totally Adorable

There are hundreds if not thousands of adaptations/retellings of Pride and Prejudice...and with good reason. Simply Read has recently released a board book version. I have seen a couple of these board books already, but these are amazing. Jack and Holman Wang are two brothers who created these amazing felted characters in their version of Pride and Prejudice. The other books in the series include Moby Dick, and of course Les Miserables.

Friday, December 7, 2012

Merry Christmas Scaredy!

There is a fun interview with Melanie Watt on CBC about her new book Scaredy Squirrel Prepares for Christmas.
The writers at the Daily Show love Scaredy!