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  • 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


  • November 9, 2015

New study shows where Canadians get their books

Turns out not everyone is buying books online – in fact, the majority are still purchasing from bookstores and borrowing from the library. This infographic by BookNet Canada details where and how Canadians are buying their books, and the formats they’re choosing! Read more


  • September 11, 2015

Finalists announced for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards

– Top prize of $30,000 up for grabs; winners to be announced at a gala in Toronto on November 18, 2015 – • Celebrate the best in Canadian children’s literature w/ @TDNews_Canada! Check out the 2015 finalists at http://bit.ly/1xKEVNK #TDreads TORONTO, September 10, 2015 – It’s time to celebrate: the five English-language finalists for the […] Read more


  • August 31, 2015

CCBC Announces Tour Roster for TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2016

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is excited to announce the authors, illustrators and storytellers who will be touring for TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2016 (May 7 – 14, 2016). TD Canadian Children’s Book Week is the single most important national event celebrating Canadian children’s books and the importance of reading. Over 28,000 children, teens […] Read more


  • August 18, 2015

Celebrate diversity with these children’s books!

Reading is one of the best ways to learn, particularly when it comes to the different ethnicities, cultures and languages in Canada. In a new article, Huffington Post shares a list of children’s books that celebrate this diversity. Read more here.     Read more


  • August 10, 2015

The best-read province is…

…Saskatchewan! According to the Blackrock’s Reporter, Saskatchewan has the highest enrollment of any province in the TD Summer Reading Club. Following enrollment, about half of these members become repeat users. Read more here. Read more


  • August 7, 2015

Libraries in Union Station?

Do you enjoy reading and live a busy lifestyle? The Toronto Public Library is bringing its library system to Toronto’s Union Station with its first ever book lending machine, making reading more accessible for those on-the-go. Read the full article Read more


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