Category Archives: book review

Lovely lovely Toca Boca

Another thoughtful review on Warren Buckleitner’s Children’s Technology Review Youtube channel of an app by Toca Boca, a wonderful Swedish studio that makes let’s pretend apps for kids. My favourite is their Robot Lab. Today (April 2), in honour of … Continue reading

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The Force is strong in me

But origami is not: Today I had the wonderful experience of having breakfast with my podcast partner James McCann and Tom Angleberger, the author of The Origami Yoda books. Tom is in my backyard to celebrate his new book Darth … Continue reading

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In the Blogosphere

Danika Dinsmore was the featured writer last week at the review blog BookTwirps. Her middle-grade novel, Brigitta of the White Forest, garnered a positive review, and there’s also an author interview. Stop by in the next couple days and enter … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Presses

Kirkus Reviews recently praised Adrienne Mason’s new release, Motions, Magnets and More. Here’s part of what they had to say: Mason has crafted what could easily be adopted by primary classrooms as their sole physical-science textbook. Gathering in one place … Continue reading

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Making Headlines

Here are some new reviews and honours garnered by CWILL BC members: A look at Watch Me Grow, by Deborah Hodge, appeared in the Globe and Mail. A review of 50 Poisonous Questions, by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, appeared in CM … Continue reading

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In the News

Can Hens Give Milk?, by Joan Betty Stuchner, garnered high praise last week from Publisher’s Weekly, CM Magazine, and Kirkus Reviews. In Can Hens Give Milk?, Tova lives with her family on a small farm in the famous town of … Continue reading

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