Illustrated by Reanne Krauss
CHUGG—the not so little bug! is a children’s publication for ages 3–7 years. Storybook is by Farren Gainer and illustrations (to colour) by Reanne Krauss.
This book taps into a familiar theme. It’s the story of CHUGG who’s not so little. In fact, he’s a bit odd-looking, not like the other bugs. His appearance causes him to be laughed at and bullied, but his decis
HANDY BOOK of an island wordsmith is Leslie Stewart’s sixth book of poems and short stories and is published by Wood Island Prints. The author’s photo on the front cover, depicting a man in a crimson toga crowned with a wreath of leaves, gives a hint of the quirky sense of humour that runs riot through the pages within. Colour photographs accompany each story or poem, many of them taken by
Illustrations by Andrea Dorfman
On December 8 at 2 pm poet, singer, songwriter and storyteller Tanya Davis will launch her new book, How to Be Alone (HarperCollins), a spoken word poem with illustrations by Andrea Dorfman, an Emmy Award-nominated animator and filmmaker. The launch takes place at Confederation Centre Public Library in Charlottetown.
The poem began life as a video also filmed
PEI native Rod Weatherbie has published his first book, Chain of Islands: a collection of poetry. It is published by George A. Vanderburgh, The Battered Silicon Dispatch Box™ (batteredbox.com). Illustrations are by Laurie Fraser Manifold.
From the introduction by Michael Fraser:
“Rod Weatherbie’s poetry has its genesis in the harbours, back roads, farms, pubs, and tongues of his native Pri
Poets Zachariah Wells’ chapbook, Baffle, recently released by London, Ontario’s Baseline Press, is a sequence of thirteen poems, each of which takes a run at a different aspect of selfhood in the cacophony of our modern world. Baffle is printed in a limited edition of sixty numbered copies on high quality paper, with handsewn binding and a letterpressed cover.
Wells is the author of several
The Last Wild Boy, a young adult book by Island author Hugh MacDonald, has been released by The Acorn Press and will be launched in December.
Nora who lives in the walled city of Aahimsa, an idyllic community of girls and women working together to make a peaceful life free of the brutality of the outsiders. As the companion of the mayor of Aahimsa’s daughter, Alice, she enjoys privileges t
One Great Thing
At most theatres, when it’s time for the show to start, the curtain rises. At Harmony House, the curtain goes down. That thin little wall of fabric that divides the lobby from the theatre, that separates the audience from dull care! Down it shimmies with a shiver. All that’s left in your whole world for those precious hours is your seat and the stage and someone who has com
One Great Bite
by Ann Thurlow
It’s fall and all around us everything is dying. Except for the potatoes. I stop to admire them as they flap and gibber their way through the blades of a harvester. I know if I bit into one right now, it would still taste green, still be redolent of tangy earth. I’ll wait instead for it to grow its winter skin, for the cold evening when I can roast it, pierce its hot, ste
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