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Penguin Picks for Kids this Family Day

Celebrate Family Day with a Book! Family Day didn’t exist when I was growing up, but there were days when my dad took me to the library and let me check out as many books as the librarians would allow…and those days and books constitute some of my favourite memories. So now, books are a very important part of my family’s celebrations. Here are a few titles that we are taking home to read with our kids (or have them read to us). We call them “kids’ books” – but really, they’re delightful reads regardless of your age. Nicole WinstanleyPublisher of Penguin Canada   Nicole Picks Penguin Problems by Jory John, illustrated by Lane Smith It’s hard to provide context to rambunctious...

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Celebrating Black History Month

We're honouring and celebrating Black History Month in the Shop this February. Our shelves will be stocked with a selection of fiction, memoir and essays that have sparked inspiration and conversation around the world.  Our staff have put together a list of books that are close to their hearts, and we've shared a few below. We hope you'll discover a new classic with us, or revisit an old favourite. Penguin Shop staff are always happy to give personalised recommendations, and to chat about the writers and books that we're passionate about, so make sure you drop by! Staff Picks Evan Picks Go Tell It On the Mountain by James Baldwin Few black writers are as revered as James Baldwin — and for good reason. You feel this odd...

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