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Celebrate Tundra's 50th Anniversary at the Penguin Shop!

Celebrate Tundra's 50th Anniversary at the Penguin Shop! One of Toronto’s littlest bookstore is now dedicated to the littlest readers. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Canada’s oldest children’s publisher, Tundra Books, we have transformed the shop to feature Tundra’s classic and new children’s books. The Tundra takeover is taking place from May 15th through June 9th, 2017. Plan your visit to see Tundra's latest books, check out some staff picks and enjoy story time and crafts in the shop.  Weekly Activities All activities take place from 1pm - 2pm on the days specified below.  Storytime  Tuesday, May 23rd: If I Had a Gryphon / If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur - Vikki VanSickle Thursday, May 25th: The Darkest Dark /...

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Gifts for Mom

Moms are a gift themselves, and deserve to be loved, admired, and adored every day of the year. While not all are lucky enough to have moms such as these in the traditional sense, most are blessed with someone else who fits this description. Like many of you, I am blessed to have many strong, intelligent, and wonderful women (and men) in my life, my mother is one of those very special people. While many of us regularly talk to our mothers, we don’t always convey just how much we value them; we love them, but don’t always tell them why. My mother is also the person that instilled in me my love of reading, and without that, my life would have...

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Job Posting: Coordinator, Consumer Sales & Marketing

Coordinator, Consumer Sales & Marketing Penguin Random House Canada has an excellent opportunity for a proactive and detail - oriented individual to join the Consumer Marketing Development team as a Coordinator, Consumer Sales & Marketing on a one-year contract. We are looking for someone who: loves retail; is interested in consumer behaviour; and has a passion for books and storytelling, and a willingness to share this passion with others. This is a rare opportunity to play a key role in a new type of store: part gift shop, part book store...all R&D lab. In this role, you will work with the Project Manager, Consumer Sales & Marketing on initiatives that focus on three key areas that relate to the Penguin...

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Baseball is Back

A Toast to the Home Opener by Stacey May Fowles Baseball is back, my friends, and now that we’ve been reunited with our boys of summer, we're all busy making our summer plans. We’re inviting beloved friends to scheduled games, planning far away road trips to foreign stadiums, and parking ourselves at our favourite sports barstool. And we’re more than ready to finally see our roster trot onto their home field for the first time, and to carry out a marathon season that could go almost anywhere. This time of year, when you finally get to see the game back in your hometown (and your daily life) is nothing short of celebratory. It's spiritual and blissfully cheery. It’s a lovely...

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Bawse Bookstore

We got a #BawseBook makeover! Celebrating the amazing, talented and charming Lilly Singh and the launch of How to Be a Bawse, we've designed a bold new look for our shop. Stop by before April 12th to see the Bawse Shop for yourself!   Lilly touched down in Toronto and was greeted with a surprise Bawse takeover at Penguin Shop. The takeover features Singh’s new book, How to Be a Bawse, with a floor-to-ceiling design. Now the Toronto Bawse headquarters, the shop features Lilly Singh-branded book spines, special merchandising and a #BawseBook floor decal.   Interested in reading How to Be a Bawse? It’s an in-house favourite and our newest Penguin Pick! How to Be a Bawse By Lilly Singh...

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