The Science of Boys Shortlisted for 2023/24 Chocolate Lily Book Award

We’re excited to share that The Science of Boys has been shortlisted for a 2023/24 Chocolate Lily Books Award! Written by Emily Seo and illustrated by Gracey Zhang, this Tradewind’s title is listed as one of the Novel Category nominees, focusing on books for grades 4-7. A highly praised read, this story follows protagonist Emma […]

Emi and Mini Receives Glowing Review

Tradewind’s title Emi and Mini receives a wonderful review from The British Columbia Review. Written by Hanako Masutani and illustrated by Stephane Jorisch, this charming tale of Emi and her new pet, Mini, a fat and adorable guinea pig. As the reviewer notes, Emi and Mini is “a quiet, well-considered story that reveals growth and […]

Emily Seo Visits Classrooms to Educate and Inspire

Tradewind’s author Emily Seo lit up classrooms and libraries across the Lower Mainland during her visits this fall. Author of the popular book ‘The Science of Boys’, Seo discussed how to weave science into stories, the inspirations behind stories, and the importance of the human heart. She even delighted some lucky participants by performing scientific […]

Remembering Irene Watts

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we share the news of author Irene Watt’s passing on November 22nd, 2023. Born in 1931 in Berlin, Germany, Irene has had a much celebrated career as a writer and playwright, having worked throughout Canada and Europe. We at Tradewinds, send out deepest condelences to Irene’s […]

Join Paul Yee for an Evening of Storytelling

Join Tradewind’s author Paul Yee for an intimate evening of storytelling at the Chinatown Storytelling Centre in Vancouver. This event is part of a special exhibition at the centre titled Our Journey Continues: 100 Years After the Chinese Immigration Act. As the exhibition catelogue describes, “this exhibit is a testament to the multigenerational families who, […]

Brooklyn Public Library Hosts Solo Exhibition by Illustrator Laura James

We are proud to announce that illustrator Laura James is being celebrated with a solo exhibition at the Central branch, of the Brooklyn Public Library. Titled to match the name of James’ newly released children’s tale, My Mother Was a Nanny, this exhibition features select artworks from the artist’s new book. You will undoubtedly recognize […]

Praise for Cardboard City from The British Columbia Reivew

Written by Katarina Jovanovic, Tradewind’s title Cardboard City receives a thoughtful and unenthusiastic reviewer Caileigh Broatch of The British Columbia Review. As Broatch describes, Cardboard City is “A ‘deeply heartwarming’ YA novel . . . (that) offers a view into the lives and dreams of two Romani teens.” Learn more about Cardboard City here. Read the […]