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Pétronille inc. Among Communication-Jeunesse’s Book Selection

April 07, 2020 Announcements

Communication-Jeunesse (CJ) has unveiled its semi-annual selection of youth books for spring 2020.

We are pleased to announce that Pétronille inc., Tome 1 — Bave de crapaud bio by Annie Bacon with illustrations by Boum has been chosen by the selection committee for the “6- to 8-year-old” categor...

Le goût de la bière fermière Named Canadian Winner of the Gourmand Awards 2020

April 06, 2020 Announcements

The Gourmand Awards, an international competition that honours the best food and drink books from around the world, revealed its winners by country this week. We are pleased to announce that Le goût de la bière fermière, by Martin Thibault in collaboration with David Lévesque Gendron, was select...

The First Volume of Pétronille inc. Among Finalists for Hackmatack Award

April 06, 2020 Announcements

Bave de crapaud bio, the first volume in the Pétronille inc. series written by Annie Bacon and illustrated by Boum, is a finalist for the 2021 Hackmatack – Children’s Choice Book Award in the “French Fiction” category. The Hackmatack Award is a program designed to promote the creation of Canadi...

Farewell and Thank You, Uderzo!

March 24, 2020 Announcements

Asterix, whose adventures have so coloured Druide’s journey and that of our own magic potion, Antidote, has lost his last surviving parent, the great Albert Uderzo. The Druids wish to pay tribute to this towering figure of comic book art. We encourage you to reread Uderzo’s works to brighten up thes...

Mystères à l’école Among Finalists for the Prix littéraires des enseignants de français AQPF-ANEL

October 02, 2019 Announcements

The Association québécoise des professeurs de français (AQPF) and the Association nationale des éditeurs de livres (ANEL) have announced the finalists for the Prix littéraires des enseignants de français AQPF-ANEL. We are pleased to announce that the collection of short stories Mystères à l’école...

Antidote and macOS 10.15

September 18, 2019 Announcements

Apple is preparing to release a new edition of its operating system for Mac, called macOS 10.15 Catalina. Druide will be releasing minor updates for Antidote 10 and Antidote 9 in order to adapt them to the new system. We recommend that Antidote users wait for their release before making the switch t...

André Jacques Among Finalists for the Prix Saint-Pacôme

August 27, 2019 Announcements

This week, the Société du roman policier de Saint Pacôme unveiled the three finalists for this year’s Prix Saint-Pacôme. André Jacques stood out for the judges on the panel with his novel Ces femmes aux yeux cernés, his character Alexandre Jobin's most recent case. In 2016, André Jacques won the...

Druide Improves Its VÉLOSYMPATHIQUE Certification

June 11, 2019 Announcements

Druide informatique is pleased to announce that it has improved its VÉLOSYMPATHIQUE certification. The panel set up by Vélo Québec has recognized the steps that Druide has taken to promote cycling and has awarded it the silver level VÉLOSYMPATHIQUE certification.

Druide was among the very first or...

Samuel Larochelle Named Honorary Chair of the Salon du livre de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue

May 21, 2019 Announcements

A few weeks ago, we were pleased to learn that the writer and journalist Samuel Larochelle had been chosen to be the honorary chair of the 43rd Salon du livre de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue, the region’s annual book fair, which will be held in Amos from May 23 to 26, 2019. Known for his series Lilie,...

André Jacques Nominated for an Arthur Ellis Award

April 18, 2019 Announcements

Every year, Crime Writers of Canada presents the Arthur Ellis Awards for excellence in Canadian crime writing. André Jacques is one of five finalists in the Best Crime Book in French category for his novel Ces femmes aux yeux cernés. The two previous investigations of Jacques’ character Alexandr...

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