Aux toilettes in the 2016 White Ravens Selection

October 25, 2016 Announcements

The best children’s books published around the world are compiled each year in the The White Ravens catalogue from the International Youth Library (Internationale Jugendbibliothek) based in Munich. The picture book Aux toilettes, written by André Marois and illustrated by Pierre Pratt, earned a...

Sous le divan Nominated for the Prix Tamarac

October 18, 2016 Announcements

Written by Annie Bacon and Illustrated by Ghislain BarbeSous le divan, the first volume of the _Le gardien des soirs de bridge _series, was one of the two children’s books nominated for the Prix Tamarac from the Forest of Reading.

The Forest of Reading is organized by the Ontario Library As...

Aux toilettes Nominated for the Prix Peuplier

October 18, 2016 Announcements

Aux toilettes, written by André Marois and illustrated by Pierre Pratt, is one of ten children’s picture books nominated for the prix Peuplier from the Forest of Reading.

The Forest of Reading is organized by the Ontario Library Association and attracts more than 250,000 participants each year. I...

Une cachette pour les bobettes in Contention for the Prix Tamarac Express

October 18, 2016 Announcements

Une cachette pour les bobettes, written by Andrée Poulin and Illustrated by Boum, is one of the ten books shortlisted for the Prix Tamarac Express from The Forest of Reading.

The Forest of Reading is organized by the Ontario Library Association and attracts more than 250,000 participants each y...

Hugues Corriveau in Contention for the Governor General’s Literary Awards

October 05, 2016 Announcements

The Canada Council for the Arts has just revealed the finalists for the Governor General’s Literary Awards which for 80 years have been recognizing the best literary works published in Canada. Hugues Corriveau is a candidate in the French-language fiction category with his novel Les enfants de Li...

Gabriel Marcoux-Chabot Among Finalists for the Prix Ringuet

October 04, 2016 Announcements

Gabriel Marcoux-Chabot is among the finalists of the Prix Ringuet an award from the Académie des lettres du Québec, for his novel Tas-d’roches.

The annual Prix Ringuet is awarded by a jury formed of three academy members, and recognizes the Canadian author of a high-quality novel, short story...

Une cachette pour les bobettes Listed for the Prix Jeunesse des Libraires

September 26, 2016 Announcements

The picture book Une cachette pour les bobettes by author Andrée Poulin and illustrator Boum earned a place in the preliminary list for the Prix Jeunesse des libraires du Québec, in the 6-11 age category. The annual award is organized by the Association des libraires du Québec in recognition of...

Pierre-Luc Landry Among Finalists for the Ottawa Book Award

September 20, 2016 Announcements

The Ottawa Book Awards recognize the best work published by Ottawa authors during the last year. Pierre-Luc Landry joins the finalists in the category for best French-language literary creation with his novel Les corps extraterrestres.

The winners of each category will be revealed at the award...

Louise Portal Nominated for the Prix des lecteurs

September 15, 2016 Announcements

The Prix des lecteurs is awarded to an author from Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. It recognizes the most popular book in the region’s accredited bookstores and public libraries, and according to readers of the newspaper Le Quotidien and internet users. Louise Portal, from Arvida, is am...

André Jacques Among Finalists for the Prix Saint-Pacôme

September 15, 2016 Announcements

This week, the Société du roman policier de Saint Pacôme unveiled the finalists for the Prix Saint-Pacôme, an award for the best Quebec French-language crime novel published in the last year. André Jacques caught the jury’s attention with _La bataille de Pavie._Protagonist Alexandre Jobin’s prev...

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