WINNER OF THE BLUE PETER BOOK AWARDS 2020___________ "An inspirational book telling the tales of 29 amazing children. Children who have triumphed, overcome and persevered. Children who would put most grown ups to shame!" - Konnie Huq___________This book tells the stories of girls and boys from around the world and the challenges they have faced … Continue reading RISE UP: ORDINARY KIDS WITH EXTRAORDINARY STORIES, by Amanda Li, Illustrated by Amy Blackwell, Andrews McMeel Publishing
Poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with a collection of fairytales poetically retold for a new generation of women. Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose … Continue reading FIERCE FAIRYTALES, POEMS & STORIES TO STIR YOUR SOUL, by Nikita Gill, Hachette Books
Twenty years ago, topics such as Menstrual Cycles, Period or Sanitary Napkins would never be discussed as openly as it is now and most certainly not by many men. Back then, the cringe factor would be in high gear if a husband was asked to pick up a box tampons at the local store for … Continue reading Check Out My Blog Post: International Day of The Girl, October 11th, Compassion Canada!
DESCRIPTION: A fiesta of feline facts for cat lovers everywhere! It's amazing but true: there are approximately 600 million pet cats around the world! And why not? Not only are they playful, cuddly, and smart, they are also very helpful. Best known as skilled hunters, they can also predict storms and earthquakes, bring comfort to … Continue reading SUPER CATS: TRUE STORIES OF FELINES THAT MADE HISTORY, by Annick Press
Twins Gus and Leo and their little sister, Ila, live a quiet life in Maine—until their mother falls ill, and it becomes clear her strength is fading because she is protecting them from a terrible evil. Soon the children are swept off to a secret island far in the sea, where they discover a hidden … Continue reading LOST CHILDREN OF THE FAR ISLANDS, By Emily Raabe, Random House Kids