Peggy’s Impossible Tale by Slavia Miki and Roy Miki, illustrated by Mariko Ando, has been included on CBC Books’ list of 23 books for kids and young adults to celebrate Asian Heritage Month in Canada. “Slavia Miki and Roy Miki’s Peggy’s Impossible Tale is a fun story about one charming guinea pig. Told in the […]
Peggy’s Impossible Tale by Roy and Slavia Miki has been reviewed in Quill & Quire. “Peggy’s adventures are charmingly depicted in Mariko Ando’s illustrations. To show that Peggy is (almost) scared to death by a cat, Ando draws her frozen in midair with her mouth agape and an X for an eye. Ando’s drawing of […]
Peggy’s Impossible Tale, written by Slavia Miki and Roy Miki and illustrated by Mariko Ando, has been reviewed in the Calgary Herald. “With short chapters and adorable pictures, this story told by Peggy the guinea pig would be great for beginner and reluctant readers. Peggy is no ordinary pet. She can listen and be a […]
Join Border Crossings’ ORIGINS Festival for Story Time with First Nations Canadian author Nicola I. Campbell. On Wednesday, 9 June at 6.15 PDT, Nicola will be reading from her children’s book A Day with Yaya, for primary years 1-4 (younger or older pupils also welcome to join). The reading will be followed by a Q&A with […]
Beep Beep Bubbie has been reviewed by the Jewish Book Council: “Overcoming fear of Bubbie’s scooter eases the way to overcoming other associated anxieties. Now the children are open to new relationships; no need to be inhibited, for example, with a child in a wheelchair — here is the possibility of a new friend. Literature is another useful tool for […]
Beep Beep Bubbie by Bonnie Sherr Klein (text) and Élisabeth Eudes-Pascal has been reviewed in the Ormsby Review. “…Most importantly, Eudes-Pascal’s illustrations work with Klein’s words to normalize disability in a similar matter-of-fact manner. For example, the illustrations show that the family’s new friend Catherine has a wheelchair—and that she is just one of the children […]
Bonnie Sherr Klein spoke with Shelagh Rogers on CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter about writing her book, Beep Beep Bubbie. Listen to the full interview here.
Tradewind author Nicola Campbell will speak at the 2021 Children’s Bilingual Book Festival this year. The event takes place on Zoom between April 15th and 18th. More details to follow soon.
Bonnie Sherr Klein and Élisabeth Eudes-Pascal’s Beep Beep Bubbie has been short-listed for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize. The BC & Yukon Book Prizes Gala and awards announcement will take place Saturday, September 18th, 2021. See the full list here.
Beep Beep Bubbie will be featured at the Vancouver Jewish Book Festival on Monday, February 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Bonnie Sherr Klein and Élisabeth Eudes-Pascal will be in virtual discussion with Jacques Dufresne. Read more here.