Category Archives: Author from Ontario

Poppy & Sam and the Mole Mystery by Cathon (62)

This is a super-cute picture book for kids of all ages. I love the graphic illustrations. It transported me back to my home in Montreal where I enjoyed reading picture books with my mom and dad. Not too many picture … Continue reading

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In my Anaana’s Amautik by Nadia Sammurtok (58)

This book is a super adorable book about how a mother carries her baby in her amautik (the pouch in the back of her parka).  The baby is secure, cozy, warm, and close to her mother’s heart and mind. This … Continue reading

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Mama Likes to Mambo by Helaine Becker (57)

This is a super-cute book about the art of Mamboing.  Who doesn’t like to Mambo after all! Everybody loves to dance, and Mambo really does too in this story.  She will have you out of your seat and boogying to … Continue reading

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You can Read by Helaine Becker (55)

This is a book about reading and developing the love for reading. It is a book that is as cute as it is meaningful. Given our technological culture, and the fact that kids are on their gadgets from a continuously … Continue reading

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Treasure by Mireille Messier and Irene Luxbacher (54)

I just love this picture book for kids. The illustrations are absolutely stunning. Every page spread could easily be a painting. And the vivid colours really bring the nuances of the story home for kids of all ages. When two … Continue reading

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Beyond the Trees by Adam Shoalts (52)

This is a book about how one person took a lone journey across Canada’s coldest area–the Arctic! The layout of the area looks breathtaking from my study as I was reading this book. But I could just imagine how difficult … Continue reading

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Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me by Anna Mehler Paperny (47)

This is a heart-wrenching book about depression.  It is a silent epidemic in our culture and in our world. Not too many people talk about it, yet it is the only way to bring some closure and help to the … Continue reading

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