Sid the Kid and the Dryer

Story by Lesley Choyce, art by Brenda Jones Nimbus Publishing Ages 4–8 The story about a young Sidney Crosby practising his shot in his family’s Cole Harbour basement, spending endless hours dinging pucks off a battered washing machine, is already local legend. You can even visit the city’s most famous Whirlpool, now a cherished artifact […]

The Wereduck Code

By Dave Atkinson Nimbus Publishing Ages 10+ In the conclusion of his Hackmatack-award nominated Wereduck “thrillogy,” Atkinson picks up the story of young hero Kate, as she continues to search for a cure to her family’s ancient curse. This book is as gloriously strange as that summary suggests. Consider dialogue like: “I’ve just been doing […]

A Halifax Time-Travelling Tune

Story by Jan L. Coates Illustrated by Marijke Simons Nimbus Publishing Ages 4 to 8 After waking up to the sound of a whimsical tune, a young girl and her dog are transported back in time to 1950s Halifax. Together they explore popular landmarks such as Citadel Hill, Point Pleasant Park, the Public Gardens, and […]

100 Things You Don’t Know About Atlantic Canada For Kids

Story by Sarah Sawler Nimbus Publishing Ages 8 to 12 From the author of the best-selling 100 Things You Don’t Know About Nova Scotia comes an expanded East Coast version just for kids. Focusing on all the Atlantic Canadian provinces, Sawler has collected 100 wacky, fun, and interesting facts that are sure to please the […]

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