New reviews for Maison Rouge: Memories of a Childhood in War

Maison Rouge: Memories of a Childhood in War has received very positive reviews from Quill and Quire as well as Kirkus. Kirkus praises the book for its thoughtful approach to loss and triumph: “Neither boastfulness nor bitterness shadow Juma’s narrative as she describes her family’s comfortable prewar status and subsequent losses. In a dignified tone […]

Kiddo reviewed in Winnipeg Free Press

Tradewind title Kiddo by author Cynthia Nugent has been featured in the Winnipeg Free Press. “What does it take to become a junior journalist? In Vancouver author Cythia Nugent’s mid-grade novel Kiddo (Tradewind, 256 pages, $13, paperback), the namesake character makes up for her poor spelling with her unbounded enthusiasm.“ – Helen Norrie Read the […]

The Princess Dolls reviewed in ‘The Ormsby Review’

The Princess Dolls by Ellen Schwartz, with illustrations by Mariko Ando, has received a very favourable review in ‘The Ormsby Review’. “Through school curriculum, the internment story will become familiar to children in Canada — how 22,000 people of Japanese ancestry living in coastal BC, three-quarters of whom were born in Canada, were stripped of […]