123oleary: Picture Book Friends (and a giveaway)

Children's Picture Book: "If I Wrote a Book About You", Stephany Aulenback (illustrated by Denise Holmes) 2014

7 Imp_Family is a Family

(Groundwood) When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways — but the same in the one way that matters most of all.

123oleary: Celebrating You Are One

Sara O’Leary and Karen Klassen are joining us today to debut the book trailer for the brand new picture book, You Are One!

Bookmarkers | Koffler Centre of the Arts

An unusual picture book and a great jumping off point for study of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas as well as for baking! I love that this shows both characters points of view—most unusual.

Artist Julie Morstad on finding inspiration for her illustrations - Quill and Quire

Sydney Smith_A sneak peek at the lovely Quill and Quire. I was lucky enough to do the cover for the March issue. Coincidentally coinciding with the release of Sidewalk Flowers (Feb.

123oleary: Picture Book Friends (and a giveaway)

One of the nicest things about making picture books is the lovely people you meet along the way. I was invited to participate in the latest.

123oleary: How To Dress a Bookshop Window

The window display at Kidsbooks in Vancouver features 'How To', the picture book by Julie Morstad!

123oleary: The Night They Stole the Stanley Cup

Peril at the World's Biggest Hockey Tournament - Written by Roy MacGregor - ISBN

Susan Juby's Woefield Poultry Collective

The Woefield Poultry Collective, by Susan Juby: Disarming, endearing and laugh-out-loud funny.

Middle of Nowhere by Caroline Adderson (Groundwood Books)

"Middle of Nowhere" by Caroline Adderson - winner of the 2013 Sheila A.

Visit http://123oleary.blogspot.ca/2012/04/childrens-writer-of-week-kyo-maclear.html to win a copy of Virginia Wolf by Kyo Maclear with illustrations by Isabelle Arsenault (KidsCan Press)

Virginia Wolf by Kyo Maclear, Isabelle Arsenault. 20 of the Most Beautiful Children's Books in the World