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  • September 22, 2016

10 birthday books for children

Today’s Parent rounds up the 10 best children’s books about birthdays! Read more


  • September 12, 2016

Make reading fun again, national coalition urges

Declining math scores may be on educators’ minds right now, but reading is still considered key to student achievement in all subjects. Now, a cross-Canada coalition is trying to promote a love of books, worried about the growing number of students who say they don’t like to read for pleasure. “There’s been a recent trend […] Read more


  • September 12, 2016

Finalists Announced for the 2016 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards

$135,000 in prize monies to be awarded! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto (September 8, 2016) – The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is delighted to announce the finalists for the following eight major awards for Canadian children’s books: TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award ($30,000) Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse ($30,000) Marilyn Baillie […] Read more


  • July 21, 2016

Keep your kids reading this summer with these award-winning books

The most successful books for children begin with an engaging premise, encourage literacy and learning, and end with echoes of “read it again!” Want to keep your children and teens reading all summer? Check out the selection of award-winning books suggested by Mandy Brouse of Words Worth Books in Waterloo. For the full article and list, […] Read more


  • July 8, 2016

Canadian Children’s Authors You Must Introduce Your Kids To

Trying to inspire your kids to read this summer? Huffington Post Canada shares a list of 10 Canadian authors who are sure to help. Read more


  • March 24, 2016

26 best Canadian novels for big kids

The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier, winner of the 2015 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, is chosen by Today’s Parent as one of the 26 best Canadian novels for big kids. Check out the full list here! Read more


  • February 4, 2016

100 best Canadian kids’ books of all time

Today’s Parent surveyed experts from across Canada to create the ultimate list of the top 100 Canadian children’s books of all time. Check out the list to see if your or your child’s favourite book made it on!   Read more


  • January 11, 2016

Celebrating your child’s scribbles

Did you know that children start to recognize that a written word symbolizes language even before they learn the alphabet and that embracing your child’s scribbles at a young age will help encourage literacy and imagination? Learn more about this new report from the journal of Child Development and how it’s an important step on […] Read more


  • November 25, 2015

Five books your kids need to read this holiday season

“Children’s books play an important role in educating youth. They entertain, educate and impart life lessons. The Huffington Post shares five great books that will encourage friendship and help kids learn invaluable lessons.” Read more


  • November 20, 2015

The Night Gardener takes top honours at the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards gala

– Author Jonathan Auxier awarded $30,000 for his outstanding work in children’s literature – The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier takes home TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award @TDNews_Canada has details-http://bit.ly/1xKEVNK (Tweet this) Marie-Louise Gay’s Any Questions? wins TD Canadian Children’s Literature Fan Choice Award @TDNews_Canada shares more-http://bit.ly/1xKEVNK (Tweet this)   TORONTO, November 19, 2015 – […] Read more


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