Stones for My Father Blog Tour: Day 2

Welcome back from the long weekend! If you’re just joining us now, we are on day 2 of Trilby Kent’s Stones for My Father blog tour. The tour stop hostesses for today are:

Permanent links will be updated as they get posted. Don’t forget, you can also follow @TundraBooks, @trilbykent, and the blog tour bloggers on twitter! We will be using the hashtag #SFMF

Stones for My Father Blog Tour: Day 1

Today, we begin our virtual tour for Trilby Kent’s newest novel with Tundra Books, Stones for My Father. The tour stop hosts for today are:

Permanent links will be updated as they get posted. Don’t forget, you can also follow @TundraBooks, @trilbykent, and the blog tour bloggers on twitter! We will be using the hashtag #SFMF

Please visit the blogs to see what they have to say about Stones for My Father. If you have a Goodreads account, you can also enter to win 1 of 5 copies of the book!

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Stones for My Father by Trilby Kent

Stones for My Father

by Trilby Kent

Giveaway ends May 01, 2011.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

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Earth Day 2011

Celebrating your love for nature with new books! Tomorrow is Earth Day!

Amazing Animals: The Remarkable Things That Creatures Do
By Margriet Ruurs
Illustrated by W. Allan Hancock
Hardcover | 32 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88776-973-3
“…the detailed paintings and surprising details should captivate readers for whom an ideal Saturday would be spent touring a natural history museum.” – Publishers Weekly

Counting on Snow
By Maxwell Newhouse
Hardcover | 24 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88776-985-6
“… Newhouse infuses every creature’s peering black eyes with character and life…. Newhouse’s sensitive portrayal of the stark Arctic landscape creates an atmospheric chilliness that perfectly captures a winter evening north of the 49th parallel. Original without being gimmicky, Counting on Snow should come with the purchase of every crib in this country, as it has all the makings of a Canadian classic.” – Starred Review, Quill & Quire

Yes You Can! Your Guide to Becoming an Activist
By Jane Drake and Ann Love
Paperback | 144 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88776-942-9
eBook 978-1-77049-235-6
“…help youngsters develop and express empathy, and show how they can act in age-appropriate ways to change their environment, either locally or globally…. Yes You Can! Your Guide to Becoming an Activist, is aimed at action … this book means business … an incredibly motivating experience.” – Canadian Children’s Book News

Introducing a new environmental series, The Adventures of Cosmo the Dodo Bird, by Patrice Racine

These pictures books are aimed for ages 6-9:
 

These novels are aimed for ages 8-11:

Cosmo is a dodo who was born on the island of Mauritius. But the fearless, flightless birds were no match for humans and their guns, and about three hundred years ago, dodos became extinct. Cosmo is the last of his kind, and since he knows firsthand the toll that people can take on Earth’s species, he becomes a champion of the environment.

Did you know? Tundra Books and McClelland & Stewart have a Green Committee to help minimize our carbon footprint in the office.

To view more book recommendations, click here.

For more information about Earth Day, please visit the Earth Day Network‘s website.

A roundup of features with…

Open Book Toronto logoIf you haven’t visited Open Book: Toronto yet, we recommend that you do! They have a great team working on bringing you the latest books news. Last season, they featured some of our Fall 2010 authors and illustrators. Many thanks to Clelia, Amy, Erin, and Nadika for their hard work.

Please click on the links below to read Open Book: Toronto’s features with:

You can take a look at previous interviews here and here. Keep an eye out for interviews from our Spring 2011 authors and illustrators on Open Book: Toronto!

Blog Tour: Stones for My Father

Next week, we will be hosting Trilby Kent’s second Blog Tour (click here to see the first)! We have a wonderful line-up of contributors and tour hosts for her newest novel, Stones for My Father.

TRILBY KENT was born in Toronto, Ontario, but grew up in cities on both sides of the Atlantic. After completing degrees at Oxford University and the London School of Economics, she worked for a time in the rare books department at Bonhams before turning to journalism and writing novels for children and adults. Her first book, Medina Hill, is also available from Tundra Books. Trilby Kent lives in London, England.

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You can also follow @TundraBooks, @trilbykent, and the wonderful bloggers on twitter! We will be using the hashtag #SFMF