Quill and Quire

Kids’ Books

By Vlasta van Kampen

Vlasta van Kampen’s latest picture book recounts the adventures of a monarch butterfly as she embarks on her species’ annual migration to Mexico. For all her caterpillar life, Marigold has listened with impatient longing to ... Read More »

November 25, 2003 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Sarah Withrow

Sarah Withrow’s characters are would-be escape artists: caught in painfully binding realities, they box themselves in even more tightly in preparation for flight. In her first novel, Bat Summer (which won the Groundwood First Novel ... Read More »

November 23, 2003 | Filed under: Children and YA Fiction