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Sara O'Leary
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Family Visit!
Very pleased to be visiting  Collage Collage  in Vancouver next month to celebrate the family book in what looks to be the perfect place! Big thanks to  Erin Boniferro  and to  Kellie Diguangco  for setting this up and to Cindy Ma at  Groundwood Books  for ...

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Family Visit!
Very pleased to be visiting Collage Collage in Vancouver next month to celebrate the family book in what looks to be the perfect place! Big thanks to  Erin Boniferro  and to  Kellie Diguangco  for setting this up and to Cindy Ma at  Groundwood Books  for ma...

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Review for new book
A star for You Are Three. Thank you, Kirkus Reviews . Throughout, children’s growing independence is honored rather than mourned, and the direct address of the second-person text displays an abundance of respect and joy in their growing autonomy: “You are s...

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Lily
It is publication day for  Il était une fois Lily , the French translation of my book with Julie Morstad,  This Is Sadie .   Belin Jeunesse is running a competition on Facebook and Instagram .  Editions Belin has done a simp ly beautiful job on the book and...

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We Need Diverse Children's Books
Two lists and a giveaway. Betsy Bird brings us The Diversity List: Picture, Easy, and Early Chapter Books of 2016 via School Library Journal. And from 49th Shelf a guide to diverse Canadian titles : " We are pleased to present this selection of titles from ...

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One, two, THREE!
The final book in my milestones series with Karen Klassen , You Are Three , is now available on NetGalley. And to celebrate the book's March publication, the lovely folk at OwlKids have made a video on the theme of being three. We received a very good notic...

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Finding #AFamilyIsaFamilyIsaFamily
A Family Is a Family Is a Family, it now seems to be back in stock online. And--more good news!--it looks to be on sale at the Anansi online shop . Here's a quick peek at the book (via  Kellie Diguangco ) for anyone who has yet to see it. A video posted by ...

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Writer and Illustrator Meeting
Why are Qin Leng and I smiling?  Is it because we inadvertently showed up to our event wearing matching outfits? Is it because we got to talk about our book together with a lot of wonderful children and their grown-ups? Or is it because we've just learned t...

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A Family Event in Toronto
I'm looking forward to this weekend's Bookmarker Event with Koffler Arts . It's Sunday at 1 -2:30 pm at  Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw Street and it is FREE. For this edition of our Bookmarkers series, we’ve invited award-winning author Sara O’Leary and awa...

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Bookstore Love
Events in Saskatoon and Winnipeg now just a happy memory, but I did leave signed copies behind for anyone who might be interested. Thanks to my publisher,  Groundwood Books  for sending me west. Big thanks to  McNally Kids  for being fabulous hosts! Friendl...
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