2010 Midwinter Meeting in Boston


Will you be attending the 2010 Midwinter Meeting? The conference will be taking place on January 15-19, 2010 in the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

Tundra’s very own, Alison and Pamela, will be at booth #1442 to tell you about our new and upcoming books! You can also come by to pick up posters, postcards, and bookmarks.

We will also have author signings on Sunday, January 17, 2010 at our booth.  Starting at 10:00am, Marthe Jocelyn will be signing copies of Which Way?. Later at 3:00pm, Theo Caldwell will be signing copies of Finn the half-Great. Be sure to line-up early, there is a limited amount of books for you to take home and read!

Holiday List of Lists

There are a lot of lists circulating out there. Best-of lists, gift ideas, and reading suggestions for the holidays. Why don’t we make it easier for you? We compiled some of our books that were featured in lists this year!

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
By Lewis Carroll
Illustrated by Oleg Lipchenko
ISBN 978-0-88776-932-0
All Ages
112 Pages
Hardcover
Listed in: Books for Winter Break (Bookslut); Kids books with a ‘wow’ factor (The Chronicle Herald); Books for children to go under the tree (The Record)

A Big City Alphabet
By Allan Moak
ISBN 978-0-88776-939-9
Ages 4+
32 Pages
Trade Paperback
Listed in: WHERE Magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide (Where Toronto)

Brothers
By Michael Mazo
Illustrated by Michael Soloviov
ISBN 978-0-88776-822-1
All Ages
32 Pages
Hardcover
Listed in: Holiday gift guide: A survey of some of the hottest adult and children’s books, just in time for your holiday shopping (Kelowna)

Finn the half-Great
By Theo Caldwell
ISBN 978-0-88776-931-3
Ages 11+
392 Pages
Hardcover
Listed in: Holiday Reads: Deirdre Baker’s Fantasy Books for Kids (The Toronto Star)

Jacob Two-Two on the High Seas
By Cary Fagan
Illustrated by Dušan Petričić
ISBN 978-0-88776-895-8
Ages 8-11
112 Pages
Hardcover
Listed in: Books of the Year 2009: The 15 Books That Mattered (Quill & Quire); Holiday Gift Guide (EYE WEEKLY)

A Mountain Alphabet
By Margriet Ruurs
Illustrated by Andrew Kiss
ISBN 978-0-88776-940-5
Ages 4+
32 Pages
Trade Paperback
Listed in: Brief reviews of books for kids for Christmas (Kelowna)

A Thousand Years of Pirates
By William Gilkerson
ISBN 978-0-88776-924-5
Ages 10+
96 Pages
Hardcover
Listed in: Kids books with a ‘wow’ factor (The Chronicle Herald); Books for children to go under the tree (The Record); Books Quarterly: Lit for little ones (The National Post)

Vanishing Girl: The Boy Sherlock Holmes – His Third Case
By Shane Peacock
ISBN 978-0-88776-852-1
Ages 10-14
320 Pages
Hardcover
Listed in: Books Quarterly: Lit for little ones (The National Post)

Are these critic’s picks on your list? Tell us which books you are recommending this holiday season!

A Roundup of Ten Questions with…

Open Book Toronto logoOnce again, the wonderful team at Open Book: Toronto interviewed some of our Fall 2009 authors and illustrators. Many thanks to Clelia and Amy for their hard work! Click on the links below to read Open Book: Toronto’s Ten Questions with:

You can take a look at the Spring 2009 Ten Question interviews here. Stay tuned for interviews from our Spring 2010 authors and illustrators!

Theo Caldwell at Chapters Waterloo this Saturday!

Don’t miss Theo Caldwell at Chapters Waterloo this Saturday, November 21st at 1pm as he reads from his first novel, Finn the half-Great.   After the reading, Theo will be available to sign copies.

Finn the half-Great is a delightful read…The novel is a quest fantasy with moments of humour and high emotion, epic battles and daring deeds…. a rewarding reading experience.” – Quill & Quire

Chapters Waterloo
428 King Street North
Waterloo, ON

Launch of: Finn the half-Great

Finn the half-Great and his band of giants, and dragons, and other fine creatures celebrated the launch at the Spoke Club on Tuesday, October 13, 2009. Here are a few fine photos from the night. For more photos, please visit Finn‘s facebook page.

Finn the half-GreatFinn the half-Great by Theo Caldwell

Ben MalroneyTheo had asked his friend Ben Mulroney to host the event.

Kathy LowingerTundra’s Publisher, Kathy Lowinger, says a few words about Finn.

Theo CaldwellTheo Caldwell busy signing copies of Finn the half-Great
For more information on the book, please visit www.halfgreat.com