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  • A Tribute to Queen Elizabeth II - Commemorative Edition

    Posted: 2022/09/22   Source: Thomas Allen & Son

    Celebrate the life of life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the most complete collection of exclusive and in-depth content regarding Queen Elizabeth II and her childhood,family, influence, and reign. This stunning tribute encapsulates the entire 96-year span of her life through hundreds of historical photographs – including the firstknown photos of her as a baby – and details the members of the royal family, the structure of the monarchy, the line of succession, and how it has all evolved over the last 100 years. 

    The Queen - pages 20-21

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  • Celebrate the life of Queen Elizabeth II

    Posted: 2022/09/19   Source: Thomas Allen & Son

    We are remembering Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II today by looking back at her many memorable public appearances. Celebrate her grace, dignity and iconic presence with The Queen: 70 Years of Majestic Style.

    The Queen - pages 20-21

    The Queen - pages 120-121

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  • WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT wins the R. Ross Annett Award at the 2022 Alberta Literary Awards!

    Posted: 2022/06/13   Source: Thomas Allen & Son

    Congratulations to Lorna Schultz Nicholson! Her young adult novel, WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT, won the R. Ross Annett Award for Children’s Literature (Chapter Books) at this weekend’s 2022 Alberta Literary Awards.

    WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT tells the story of a young athlete, Holly Callahan, who is shattered when she's cut from a national rowing team. She returns home to a bizarre family situation, and is at a loss for how to continue her training. When a knowledgeable, but mysterious, man at the rowing club offers to coach her in a single, she secretly agrees. Where did he come from?

    The Alberta Literary Awards were created by the Writers’ Guild of Alberta in 1982 to recognize excellence in writing by Alberta authors. Entries are judged by an independent jury recruited by the WGA. The R. Ross Annett Award was established in 1982 in honour of children's author Ronald Ross Annett (1895-1988) and recognizes a children’s book published by a resident of Alberta. The award alternates each year between picture books and chapter books. 

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  • Creating a Garden Retreat Featured in HOUSE & HOME

    Posted: 2022/06/06   Source: House & Home

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  • That Noodle Life featured in the National Post

    Posted: 2022/05/30   Source: The National Post

    That Noodle Life was featured this past weekend in the Nationl Post, where columnist Laura Brehault chatted with authors Mike and Stephanie Ye. The two "dished" on some of their favourite recipes and talk about the international inspirations behind their favourite creations.

    Mike and Steph share their love for DASHI, and umami-forward Japanes stock and share two recipes it is central to, The Soba Bowl ("Really Pretty Soba with Cucumber and Avacado"), and Long Summer Nights ("Steak and Heirloom Tomato Noodle Salad"). That Noodle Life will give home cooks many options to bring noodles to the dinner table. As Stephanie says, "There's taco night, there should be noodle night."

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  • Niki Jabbour shows how your garden can help fight climate change

    Posted: 2022/05/17   Source: The Globe and Mail

    Niki Jabbour, author of The Year Round Vegetable Gardener, and Growing Under Cover was in the Globe and Mail this weekend, teaching Globe readers how their gardens can help fight climate change, by making their gardens peat-free and becoming converts to the no-dig movement.

    “I stopped digging my gardens three years ago,” she says, adding that her soil (which was sandy) is now darker, dense with organic matter and holds moisture much better. This has the addend benefits of preventing the release of carbon that was previously stored in the soil, and which is disrupted and released by digging.

    Peat bogs, which are under serious threat around the globe, store vast amounts of carbon, and if gardeners can do their part to preserve them they will be making a serious reduction in their carbon footprints!

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  • Twitter loves THERE ARE MOMS WAY WORSE THAN YOU!

    Posted: 2022/04/11   Source: Thomas Allen & Son

    There are Moms Way Worse Than You has become a viral hit, trending all across the Twitter-verse and garnering praise (and a few raised eyebrows!) from mom's everywhere. Join the legions of readers who are grabbing this book as a pick-me-up for every mom they know, or those ungrateful adult children who are offering this backhanded compliment to their own mothers. Remember, when you are feeling down on yourself for your parenting fails, Glenn Boozan's hilarious book will provide irrefutable proof that you are indeed a fantastic parent!

    “Glenn Boozan is a wickedly funny writer and this hilarious book is a gift to mediocre moms everywhere.” –Conan O'Brien

    “This book is clever and funny and silly, 
    but also truly needed.
    Buy this book for the moms in your life, 
    so they know that they’ve succeeded.” –
    Sarah Silverman

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  • OFF THE EDGE author Kelly Weill to be interviewed by CBC Radio's Piya Chattopadhyay!

    Posted: 2022/03/01   Source: Thomas Allen & Son

    Tune in to CBC Radio One on March 6th as Kelly Weill, author of Off the Edge, appears on The Sunday Magazine with host Piy Chattopadhyay. They will be talking about the growth of the flat earth conspiracy, and what Weill discovered by immersing herself in that movement. In their discussion they will talk about why people come to believe in conspiracy theories, and what that means for all of us as we move into a world where people are struggling to decide upon the truth. Trucker convoys may enter the conversation! 

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  • REMINDERS OF HIM by Colleen Hoover is a Globe & Mail, and Toronto Star # 1 Bestseller!

    Posted: 2022/02/07   Source: Thomas Allen & Son

    Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover is a Canadian bestseller! Reminders of Him is in its second week in the number one spot for Adult Fiction in both the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star bestseller lists! Make sure you have this title in stock for all your customers, and please check out the other books from Colleen Hoover we carry, Regretting You, and Layla.

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  • Lerner Publishing Receives Caldecott Honor, Five other ALA Youth Media Awards!

    Posted: 2022/01/25   Source: American Library Association

    Lerner Publishing Group Receives Caldecott Honor, Five Other American Library Association Youth Media Awards

     UNSPEAKABLE by Carole Boston Weatherford, Illustrated by Floyd Cooper, was named a Caldecott Honor Book, a Sibert Honor Book, and is the Winner of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards for Author and Illustrator.

    WHERE I BELONG by Marcia Argueta Mickelson was named a Pura Belpré Young Adult Author Honor Book and CLASSIFIED by Traci Sorell, Illustrated by Natasha Donovan, received an American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Award Honor.

    This is just the most recent praise for UNSPEAKABLE, which was longlisted for the National Book Award, was a Kirkus Prize Finalist, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and was described as “A must-have" in a Booklist starred review.

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  • CBC Radio features Leanne Brown author of GOOD ENOUGH

    Posted: 2022/01/18   Source: CBC Radio

    Leann Brown, author of Good Enough is appearing on CBC programs across the country today. Tune in to one of 17 CBC radio programs on January 18th between 2:30 - 6:30 pm EST. From SHIFT with Vanessa Valk in New Brunswick, HERE AND NOW with Gill Deacon in Ontario, to ALL POINTS WEST with Robyn Burns on Vancouver Island, Leanne will bring the comforting message of Good Enough!

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  • WOODLAND DANCE is a Toronto Star Bestseller!

    Posted: 2021/11/12   Source: The Toronto Star

    Woodland Dance by Sandra Boynton is a Canadian bestseller! Woodland Dance appeared on the Toronto Star bestseller list at number 8 in the Children’s and Young Adult category! Make sure you have this title in stock for all your customers!

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  • IACP Book of the Year Winner: MOSQUITO SUPPER CLUB

    Posted: 2021/10/25   Source: IACP

    On Saturday, the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) awarded Melissa Martin’s MOSQUITO SUPPER CLUB both Best Book in American Cooking and BOOK OF THE YEAR!!

    Congratulations to Chef Martin, her editor Judy Pray and to everyone at Artisan who contributed to publishing this remarkable book!

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  • Presenting GASTRO OBSCURA

    Posted: 2021/10/12   Source: Workman Publishing

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  • Presenting Merriam-Webster's new line for Kids: Word of the Day!

    Posted: 2021/08/16   Source: Merriam-Webster

    Inspired by Merriam-Webster's popular Word of the Day digital feature, this book builds knowledge one day at a time with 366 masterful words, ages 8-12. Become a word virtuoso in just one year with 366 crackerjack words aimed to impress. This charmingly illustrated book features boffo words selected by the masterminds at Merriam-Webster.

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