Featured Publisher: Nimbus

Nimbus, my next featured publisher, is hitting it out of the park these days. They are the largest English-language publisher east of Toronto. Run by the inimitable TerriLee Bulger, former rep for Hornblowers East, they are both publisher and distributor for various Eastern presses.  Their own imprint, Vagrant Press, publishes fiction and has won a […]

Lawrence Ferlinghetti 1919–2021

You may have heard the sad news that the great legend who helped shaped our literary landscape, has passed. From New Directions: “It is with great sadness that we share that America’s beloved poet, artist, activist, and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti has died at 101 in San Francisco. Co-founder of City Lights Bookstore and defender and […]

Drop-in Title: I Lost My Talk in Paperback

The residential school book, I Lost My Talk, is now coming in paperback as a last-minute drop-in title February 28. This is the children’s poem companion book for I’m Finding My Talk. There is no cover for this book yet. You can place orders via Nimbus. Please note that the hardcover edition (9781771088107) is now […]

New Jon LeBon: Nanodimension Series

The new Super Agent Jon LeBon (Nanodimension, season 2, volume 2) was dropped into the winter pandemic catalogue, shipping March 23. This is the fun graphic novel series for kids that you know and love. Beloved author Alex A. toured to Calgary, Vancouver, and Victoria in 2019 and blew away thousands of kids with his […]

February Kids Roundup For PGC

Here is the combined February Kids current and selling roundup, from the PGC marketing team. We have the timely The Hospital Dog by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Sara Ogilvie, the creators behind bestselling picture book, Detective Dog from Pan Macmillan as a January lead. Previously on Netgalley, receiving 5/5 stars from all three reviewers […]

New Publisher at PGC: Shoebox

A new publisher is coming to PGC/Raincoast. I am really excited about this one!   Starting April 1, 2021, Publishers Group Canada will begin English Canada distribution for Shoebox Media:   Publisher Name: Shoebox Media Imprints: Shoebox ISBN Prefixes: 77388 / 98814 Website  Shoebox does cool kids books. More info below and to come, near […]

Greystone Spring Highlights

I know you are busy working through your spring frontlists; I am writing to highlight Greystone’s new spring books! Here is the new spring Greystone catalogue link on Bookmanager.  Or if you prefer, Greystone’s catalogue PDFs can be found here Adult Kids Some really important titles you will want to feature prominently. This is a […]

Featured Distributor: Glitterati Press from NBN

I will feature a distributor a week for the next weeks to help you navigate these enormous lists we all see coming at us. We now have rights to sell Glitterati Press, this really rounds out the NBN list for us. Glitterati is a publisher of distinctive illustrated books based in New York City. The […]