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Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep: Baaad Hair Day by Eric Barclay Selected As One Of Amazon’s Best Books of the Month for July

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Every month, Amazon’s editors pick a handful of their favorite books, and this July, Eric Barclay’s, Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep: Baaad Hair Day, was selected in the 3-5 age category. You can buy the book here.

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Fairy Science by Ashley Spires Shortlisted for the 2020 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Award!

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Ashley Spires’s Fairy Science is one of three titles shortlisted for the 2020 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards in the Children’s Picture Book category. This award recognizes artistic excellence in English-language Canadian children’s literature. Chosen by student juries the winners will be announced later this month. Congrats Ashley!

Read more about the award here

Buy Fairy Science here

The Times Machine! by Josee Masse On Brightly’s Best Children’s and YA Books of June 2020

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Arithmechicks Take Away By Jia Liu Receives First Review From Booklist

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Jia Liu’s upcoming book, Arithmechicks Take Away, has a great review from Booklist! In their July issue, Booklist praises her “bright, engaging illustrations.” Congrats Jia!

 

Arithmechicks Take Away is out September 9th. Pre-order a copy here

Keith Henry Brown’s Podcast Interview With the Virtual Memories Show

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Keith Henry Brown was interviewed on The Virtual Memories Show to talk about his latest illustrated book, Birth of the Cool: How Miles Davis Found His Sound. He explains his illustration career including the influence of jazz on his artwork. Listen to the episode here!

Buy the book Birth of the Cool here

Two Painted Words Titles Nominated for The Sunshine State Young Readers Award for 2020-2021!

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Ashley Spires’s Fairy Science Shortlisted For The BC Chocolate Lily Young Readers’ Choice Awards

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Ashley Spires’s Fairy Science has been shortlisted for the BC Chocolate Lily Young Readers’ Choice Awards for 2020-2021 in the picture books for ages kindergarten to 4th grade category. The award celebrates children’s authors and illustrators living in British Columbia and while congratulating these talented authors and illustrators, it also tries to encourage literacy for grade school children in British Columbia. This non-profit reader’s choice award will be read and voted upon by these children and the results of the winners will be announced next year around this time.

 

Learn more about the award here

Two New Books From Joanie Stone!

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Josh Crute’s Jonas Hanway’s Scurrilous, Scandalous, Shockingly Sensational Umbrella Gets A Great Review from Kirkus

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Elise Gravel’s Arlo & Pips, A Symbol For the Future of Graphic Novels

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