Other-Wordly by Yee-Lum Mak with illustrations by Kelsey Garrity-Riley

Hardcover, 64 pages Expected publication: October 11th 2016 by Chronicle Books Source: Raincoast Books Other-Wordly is a slim volume which collects words, not necessarily in English, that explain or capture something elusive and something beautiful. These words are accompanied by exquisite illustrations from Kelsey Garrity-Riley that serve to depict the …

Snapshot: Duck, Death and the Tulip by Wolf Erlbruch

Hardcover, 38 pages Published August 1st 2016 by Gecko Press Source: Library This title was originally published in German and translated (very wonderfully I might add) into English by Catherine Chidgey. This little picturebook is one I would give to anyone who said children’s literature is simple and easy to …

The Cover Wars

“When I get up, there’s nobody home. Even Mum has gone out. The note says, ‘I have to check my emails. I’ll snowmobile to the meltline and be back soon. XX Mummy’. And I think, ‘Good. I can feed my bear…’” Darcy’s life was never exactly simple, but it was …