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View Resource Read Up On It: Tickle Your Funny Bone!

The National Library of Canada recently released the eleventh annual version of Read Up On It, a bilingual guide to the best in Canadian literature for children and young adults. This year's theme is "Tickle Your Funny Bone!," focusing on humorous Canadian children's books. The guide lists English and French titles, English titles in braille, award-winning French and English books, and French...
View Resource Page by Page: Creating a Children's Book

From the National Library of Canada, this entertaining site takes the user page-by-page through the creation of a picture book, Zoom Upstream, written by Tim Wynne-Jones and illustrated by Eric Beddows. Zoom Upstream is the third book chronicling the adventures of Zoom the cat; in this one he visits Egypt. The eight main sections of the site, in either French or English, trace the book's progress...