Locals involved in Indie Author Day

For all the bright lights, shiny things and distractions around it, nothing motivates the creative mind quite like a deadline. And as deadlines go, catching Canada’s 150 is a pretty big one. And yet, with ‘Where Pines and Maples Grow’, a group of eight local authors managed to do just that. Known in group form...

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Books for parents gives reviewer goosebumps

Intentions for the Spiritually Aware Parent by Christina Fletcher That feeling you get when you speak with a stranger and know, just know, that you will become quick and forever friends. That was the immediately goose-bumpy feeling that overtook me when I read this book. Written from her heart and experience raising three children while...

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Bucktooth Rabbit: Small But Mighty by Sandra Mason and Jean Nicol

Bucktooth Rabbit: Small But Mighty by Sandra Mason and Jean Nicol Adorable illustrated and completely relevant for all ages, Small But Mighty tells the story of acceptance and friendship through animal characters. When a stranger moves into an abandoned badger’s den two friends, Bucktooth Rabbit and Martin Mouse, smell his presence long before meeting him....

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Angus MCD and His Adventures At Sea

Ear catching right from the title, my son quickly declared – hey, that rhymes! I greatly enjoyed reading this as a bed time story with its vibrant pictures and links to a town next door. Written about a young boy travelling  the seas on Ship Hector, as the first book from local author Donna Belanger...

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Book Review: Toes in My Noes and Other Poems

Toes in My Nose and Other Poems by Sheree Fitch A classic that lives on, Toes in My Nose is undoubtedly a favourite among many, especially those who are lucky enough to hear the author recite it. My special moment with this book came when my five-year-old son chose this book to read out loud....

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