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Kids’ Books

By Melanie Florence

He Who Dreams is Toronto writer Melanie Florence’s first book for Orca Limelights, a series of performing arts-focused stories for young readers. Florence is also the author of the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award–winning picture ... Read More »

January 25, 2017 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction

By Kelly Collier

This bright, breezy picture-book debut by Toronto author-illustrator Kelly Collier marks the first time I have ever seen the myth of Narcissus reworked with a horse in the starring role. The eponymous equine, like Cephissus ... Read More »

January 9, 2017 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Suzanne Del Rizzo

With the arrival of Syrian refugee families in many Canadian communities, parents and children alike are charged with trying to understand the harsh experiences these new classmates and neighbours have undergone. The compassionate and beautiful ... Read More »

January 3, 2017 | Filed under: Picture Books