It’s Wedding Season!

Let’s turn our attention away from the G20 Summit for a moment and focus on amour! June is all about weddings and to celebrate, we’re holding a contest to WIN 1 copy of Nana’s Getting Married by Heather Hartt-Sussman and Georgia Graham, AND 1 copy of Here Comes the Bride by Beatrice Masini and Anna Laura Cantone.

All you have to do is be one of the next 5 people to subscribe to Talking with Tundra!  Just click on the ‘Subscribe’ tab, above and if you’re fast, you win two beautiful picture books and get access to daily updates on what’s new and exciting in kids’ books!  How easy is that?

Here’s Nana’s Getting Married author, Heather Hartt-Sussman reading to kids at TYPE Books’s beautiful new Forest Hill location on June 13th.

The American Library Association 2010 Annual Conference in Washington D.C.

Will you be attending the 2010 Annual Conference? The conference will be taking place on June 24-29, 2010 in the Washington Convention Center.

Tundra will be at booth #2916. Stop by to say “hello” to Alison and Pamela or ask them about our books. We will be handing out Fall 2010 catalogues, BLADs, Samplers, F&Gs, posters, postcards, and bookmarks! In addition, how about some author signings?

Marthe Jocelyn @ 10:30am on Saturday, June 26th
Which Way?
Written by Marthe Jocelyn
Illustrated by Tom Slaughter
Hardcover | 24 Pages
Ages 2-5
ISBN 978-0-88776-970-2
“Simple directional text is complemented by bold illustrations in bright colours. Some pages ask questions: ‘How do we know which way to go?’ My four-year-old loved declaring answers and making choices.” – ParentDish

Michael Mazo @ 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 26th
Written by Michael Mazo
Illustrated by Michael Soloviov
Hardcover | 32 Pages
All Ages
ISBN 978-0-88776-922-1
“…Soloviov’s cartoon art, stylishly placed… grown-ups are bound to chuckle: Rarely has tongue been more firmly ensconced in cheek.” – Kirkus Reviews

Theo Caldwell @ 11:00 am on Sunday, June 27th
Finn the half-Great
Written by Theo Caldwell
Hardcover | 392 Pages
Ages 11+
ISBN 978-0-88776-931-3
“The humour and trickery of Caldwell’s sources shines through, lifting it out of the humdrum war stuff of conventional fantasy…” – The Toronto Star

The Double Blog Dare Tour: Day 10

Today, we are wrapping up the blog tour! We’re a little shocked to see how fast two weeks comes and goes. It is also wonderful to see what readers are saying about the Alison Dare graphic novels. With that being said, here is what our participating bloggers have planned for the last day of The Double Blog Dare Tour!

We’re still daring you to enter our photo contest to win an Alison Dare prize pack!

Please feel free to leave comments or questions on our post. We will be happy to answer your questions!

The Double Blog Dare Tour: Day 9

Welcome to Day 9 of our adventure with Alison Dare. We are close to the end of The Double Blog Dare Tour. *sniff sniff* Today:

  • Alison Dare attempts to hunt down Baron von Baron at Presenting Lenore!
  • What does Alison Dare find in the cave at Little Teen Librarian? Help her out!
  • Who wins? The Evil Old Lady Who Lives In A Shoe or Alison Dare? Find out more at Books by their Covers!
  • Alison Dare and the Mississippi Mummy at Suvudu (based on true events)!

Did you know that you could win an Alison Dare Prize Pack? Using two Alison Dare images we provide, include her in a photo to enter the contest!

We’re all on twitter too! Join @TundraBooks, @jtorrescomics, and our daring bloggers in using the hashtag #AlisonDare

The Double Blog Dare Tour: Day 8

Day 8! So far, Alison Dare has been having a fantastic journey at The Double Blog Dare Tour! Thank you to everyone for their enthusiasm and support. Now, what do we have today?

  • Alison Dare and the valley of giants at My Ever Expanding Library!
  • Sean shows us his take on Alison Dare at Got Cheeks?
  • Watch the live action as Alison Dare takes on the Halogen Light Monster at Ms. Bookish
  • Alison Dare goes on a bean stalk adventure at GarSeeYa and he even designed some colouring pages for you!

Did you know that you could win an Alison Dare Prize Pack? All you have to do is send in a photo for our contest!

Follow @TundraBooks and our daring bloggers on twitter! We will be using the hashtag #AlisonDare