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Toronto Gift + Home Market Contest Winner!

Posted: 2020/02/13

Congratulations to Mini Mioche!

The retailer of organic, sustainable, clothing and products, is the winner of our customer draw from the Toronto Gift + Home Market show in January! Mini Mioche submitted an order to our team at the show and won it, free!

Make sure you visit our booth next August for more great show specials!   

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Thomas Allen & Son Welcomes Child's Play

Posted: 2019/12/17

Effective January 1, 2020, Thomas Allen & Son will be the exclusive Canadian distributor for Child’s Play®, the U.K.–based children’s publisher.

Child's Play is an independent publisher, specialising in whole child development, focused play, life skills, and values. Founded in 1972, Child’s Play has a history of creating innovative, award-winning books for children from 0-7 years that promote learning through play. Their program consists of books, games, toys, and associated materials.

Child’s Play was formerly distributed in Canada by University of Toronto Press.

For more information about Child's Play and their products, visit them at

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Thomas Allen & Son Welcomes Amber Lotus Publishing

Posted: 2019/12/10

Effective January 1, 2020, Thomas Allen & Son will be the exclusive Canadian distributor for Amber Lotus Publishing.

Amber Lotus Publishing is a Portland, Oregon–based independent publisher of mind-body-spirit themed products, offering earth-friendly calendars, greeting cards, journals, and colouring books featuring a diverse collection of artists and authors such as Katie Daisy, Geninne D. Zlatkis, Alex Grey, Meera Lee Patel, Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema Chödrön, Eckhart Tolle, Louise Hay, Ram Dass, and more! Founded in 1988, Amber Lotus aims to create products that illuminate the sacred dimensions of everyday life--mindfulness, healthy lifestyles, and earth awareness.

Amber Lotus is also proud to be a carbon-negative company with a dedication to environmental stewardship. As of December 2019, they have reached the milestone of planting 1 million trees, and beginning in 2020, they will commit to planting 200,000 trees every year, with the goal of planting another 1 million trees by 2025.

For more information about Amber Lotus and their products, visit them at

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Richard Louv on Global Morning Show

Posted: 2019/11/14   Source: Global Morning Show

Richard Louv, bestselling author of Last Child in the Woods, appeared on Global Morning Show to talk about his new book, Our Wild Calling, and explain how connecting to animals can  transform our lives and save theirs.

Our Wild Calling explores the powerful and mysterious bonds between humans and animals, and how they can transform our mental, physical, and spiritual lives, serve as an antidote to the growing epidemic of human loneliness, and help us tap into the empathy required to preserve life on Earth. It makes the case for protecting, promoting, and creating a sustainable and shared habitat for all creatures—not out of fear, but out of love.

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Niki Jabbour's VEGGIE GARDEN REMIX wins Silver + Naomi Duguid Inducted into the Taste Canada Awards Hall of Fame

Posted: 2019/10/28

Congratulations to Niki Jabbour, whose book Veggie Garden Remix was awarded the Taste Canada Silver Award in the Culinary Narratives category!

In its 22nd year, the Taste Canada Awards annually honours superior writing and publishing throughout Canada’s culinary community, in English and French. The Gold and Silver Award winners were announced last night at the annual Taste Canada Awards Gala in Toronto, hosted by Marilyn Smith.

We also extend our congratulations to Naomi Duguid, who was inducted into the Taste Canada Awards Hall of Fame last night. Naomi is a multiple Taste Canada Awards winner, having last won Gold in Regional/Cultural Cookbooks in 2017 for Taste of Persia.

Congratulations to all the winners! Please visit to view the entire winners list.

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