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    9781728201245 Hardcover JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations Age (years) from 4 - 8 On Sale Date:February 01, 2020
    $13.99 CAD 8.28 x 8.1 x 0.41 in | 310 gr | 40 pages Carton Quantity:40 Canadian Rights: Y Sourcebooks Wonderland
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      A must-have 2020 Easter basket stuffer! Find your hometown among our wide collection of personalized Easter books!

      An Easter adventure following the Easter Bunny as she hops through your favorite places, spreading hoppy-ness to those she meets along the way!

      What happens when the Easter Bunny is done delivering eggs? She joins in the fun, of course! Hopping through places you know and love,the Easter Bunny helps children enjoy the day, and wiggle and giggle their worries away!

      Eric James is a children's book author, word tickler, and champion asparagus thrower. You can find him online at He lives in Bath, England, with his family. Mari Lobo is a children's book illustrator living in California.
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        - an adorable Easter story with a regional twist
        - the perfect gift to give little ones for Easter

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    Belle Revolte Linsey Miller
    9781728210070 Paperback YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy On Sale Date:February 04, 2020
    $15.99 CAD 6.28 x 9.04 x 1.02 in | 420 gr | 384 pages Carton Quantity:40 Canadian Rights: Y Sourcebooks
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      In this standalone French-inspired fantasy, two young women work together in secret to stay alive and end a war caused by magic and greed before it kills thousands for the sake of the wealthy few

      Comtesse Emilie Marchand is more at home holding scalpels than knitting needles and is desperate to escape her noble roots and serve her country as a physician. But society dictates a lady cannot perform such gruesome work.
      Annette Boucher, first-born daughter and least-loved child, wants more for her life, desperate to be trained so her magic can reach its full potential. So when a strange noble girl offers Annette the chance of a lifetime, she accepts.
      Emilie and Annette swap lives—Annette attends finishing school to become a lady and trained in the ways of divination, while Emilie enrolls to be a surgeon, using her natural magical talent to save lives.
      But when their nation is the aggressor in a frivolous war, Emilie and Annette must work together to help the rebellion end a war that is based on lies.

      LINSEY MILLER is a wayward biologist from Arkansas who previously worked as a crime lab intern, neuroscience lab assistant, and pharmacy technician. She currently lives in Wichita, Kansas, and can be found writing about science and magic anywhere there's coffee. She is also the author of Mask of Shadows and Ruin of Stars. Visit her at
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        - Publishers Weekly review
        - School Library Journal review
        - Booklist review
        - Kirkus review
        - author of Mask of Shadows which sold over 1600 copies in pb in Canada
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    Cured Strengthen Your Immune System and Heal Your Life Jeffrey Rediger M.D.
    9781250193193 Hardcover HEALTH & FITNESS / Healing On Sale Date:February 04, 2020 Print Run:250000
    $36.50 CAD 9.38 x 6.47 x 1.26 in | 580 gr | 400 pages Carton Quantity:20 Canadian Rights: Y Flatiron Books
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      When it comes to disease, who beats the oddsand why?

      When it comes to spontaneous healing, skepticism abounds. Doctors are taught that “miraculous” recoveries are flukes, and as a result they don’t study those cases or take them into account when treating patients.

      Enter Dr. Jeff Rediger, who has spent over 15 years studying spontaneous healing, pioneering the use of scientific tools to investigate recoveries from incurable illnesses. Dr. Rediger’s research has taken him from America’s top hospitals to healing centers around the world—and along the way he’s uncovered insights into why some people beat the odds.

      InCured, Dr. Rediger digs down to the root causes of illness, showing how to create an environment that sets the stage for healing. He reveals the patterns behind healing and lays out the physical and mental principles associated with recovery: first, we need to physically heal our diet and our immune systems. Next, we need to mentally heal our stress response and our identities.

      Through rigorous research, Dr. Rediger shows that much of our physical reality is created in our minds. Our perception changes our experience, even to the point of changing our physical bodies—and thus the healing of our identity may be our greatest tool to recovery.

      Ultimately, miracles only contradict what we know of nature at this point in time.Curedleads the way in explaining the science behind these miracles, and provides a first-of-its-kind guidebook to both healing and preventing disease.

      Jeffrey Rediger, M.D., is on the faculty at Harvard Medical School and is the Medical Director of McLean SE Adult Psychiatry and of Community Affairs at McLean Hospital, one of the country’s top psychiatric institutes and a leader in groundbreaking neuroscience research. A licensed physician and board-certified psychiatrist, he is also the Chief of Behavioral Medicine at Good Samaritan Medical Center and has a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. Dr. Rediger has received numerous awards related to patient care, and has been nominated for the National Bravewell Leadership Award, which recognizes physicians making significant contributions to the field of integrative medicine. His work has been featured on radio and television, includingTheOprah Winfrey Show andDr. Oz.
      Marketing & Promotion
        - 250k print run
        - Kirkus review
        - received excellent blurbs from Mark Hyman, author of the #1 NYT bestseller The Blood Sugar Solution, Jill Bolte-Taylor, author of My Stroke of Insight, and more
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      "Cured is a rare glimpse into the mysteries of human health and disease. Why do some people with incurable disease suddenly heal? This phenomenon has been ignored by medicine rather than investigated. Dr. Rediger finally asks what we can learn from these cases of spontaneous remission and how can we activate the power of the human body using the mind to harness our body’s own healing systems." —Mark Hyman, MD, Director of the Cleveland Clinic for Functional Medicine, Author of the #1New York Times BestsellerThe Blood Sugar Solution

      "I believe Dr. Rediger is the perfect person to write this meaningful and timely book, which shows us a new paradigm of healing from physical illness. His unique documentation of the traits and strategies of individuals who have manifested their own medical recoveries, against all odds, will offer not only hope but also genuine insight to anyone facing a medical crisis." —Jill Bolte-Taylor, PhD, Neuroanatomist, Spokesperson for the Harvard Brain Bank, Author of theNew York Times bestsellerMy Stroke of Insight

      "Dr. Rediger's work adds enormously to the growing body of work willing to take on the medical establishment and show that we may have far more control over our health than most physicians, researchers, and the lay public realize." —Ellen Langer, PhD, Professor of Psychology at Harvard University, Author ofCounterclockwise

      "Cured is a book for everyone. This new pathway to healing is potentially life changing, both for those with a terminal diagnosis and those who simply want to live the healthiest life possible. In these illuminating pages, Dr. Rediger gives medicine a much-needed push towards a science of health and hope." —Daniel Friedland, MD, Former Chair of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine, Author ofLeading Well from Within

      "Packed with pearls of wisdom gleaned from Dr. Rediger’s intensive immersion in the field of remarkable recoveries and from his thoughtful reflections about his own personal journey,Cured will touch the hearts and souls of everyone who reads this book and will inspire them to take charge of their health – and their mindset. This exciting book is bound to be a page- turner for anyone who wants to die from old age – and not before then." —Martha Stark, MD, Faculty, Harvard Medical School

      "Seasoned with the author’s penetrating insights about healing, clearly articulated science and illuminating case histories,Curedopens genuine vistas of transforming illness into health even in the face of diagnoses conventional medical thinking habitually dismisses as hopeless." —GaborMaté, MD, Author ofWhen the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection

      "Have you ever wondered why some people 'miraculously' heal from disease, while others don’t? This question can seem so mysterious that we often think there’s simply no way to understand it. But there are answers, andCuredpresents them in a beautifully written and deeply personal way. Dr. Rediger’s brilliance and wisdom are profound and eminently practical. But it’s his humility and humanity that make this book the masterpiece that it is."—John Robbins, Author, and President,Food Revolution Network

      "Cured is packed with cutting-edge science and powerful, eye-opening real life case studies. Dr. Jeff Rediger offers groundbreaking and scientifically-backed evidence of how trauma can have long-lasting effects on our bodies. This is a hopeful tale of how through resilience and meaningful lifestyle adjustments even the most serious of cases can be redeemed. Timely and beautifully written...Everyone should read this book." —Bessel van der Kolk, author of the #1New York Times bestsellingThe Body Keeps the Score

      "Curedis one of the most important books I've ever read. Dr. Rediger presents dozens of case studies of people who defied the odds, many making complete recoveries even after being told to go home and get their affairs in order. In this book, he shows us why they recovered but he also gives us insights into how we, too, can tap into this amazing curative and regenerative power of the human body. This is a deeply inspiring book. I could hardly put it down." —David R. Hamilton, PhD, author ofHow Your Mind Can Heal Your Body

      "Fascinating bioscience on the phenomenon of spontaneous healing...[Cured] doubles as a pragmatic guide to improving general health...[and the author's] expert analysis drives much of this intriguing volume...Arrestingly written and chockablock with practical, empowering medical information, this thought-provoking and convincing chronicle of disease avoidance and 'remarkable recovery' will give even skeptics something to ponder."—Kirkus Reviews

      "Rediger makes a compelling argument... [He] adds to spontaneous healing research by presenting case studies of terminal patients, and includes engaging lessons about pathophysiology and the history of medicine... As a leading voice challenging current healthcare systems and treatment models, Rediger makes a convincing case to study spontaneous remissions. By doing so, we may become closer to learning why some survive, despite their odds." —Library Journal

      "An experienced physician who is also a skilled, driven and compassionate writer is a winning combination. This pioneering book by psychiatrist Jeffrey Rediger analyses unexplained spontaneous recoveries from potentially fatal medical conditions... Rediger concludes that each recovery was 'unique' and only partially explicable, but that all provide evidence of 'a powerful link' between our identities and our immune systems." —Nature

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    9781328850911 Hardcover JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes Age (years) from 10 - 12 On Sale Date:February 04, 2020 Print Run:60000
    $19.99 CAD 8.2 x 5.82 x 0.85 in | 350 gr | 256 pages Carton Quantity:24 Canadian Rights: Y HMH Books for Young Readers
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      Babysitting? More like bully-sitting, when Malia, Dot, and Bree get a much older—and scarier—client than they expected. But looks can be deceiving in this LOL-worthy third book in the Best Babysitters Ever series, perfect for fans of Rachel Vail and Sarah Mlynowski.

      Malia, Dot, and Bree are psyched to land their highest paying job yet—until they get to the house and realize they’re babysitting Zelda Hooper, Bree and Malia’s archnemesis since preschool. Babysitting: not just for babies, apparently. And it’s too much money to walk away from . . . so at least there are no diapers?

      But all of the babysitting in the world couldn’t prepare the girls for their unusual new charge, and even though Zelda should be the one who’s embarrassed that three girls her age are getting paid to babysit her, she relishes the chance to tease them on her home turf. Is she really evil or just misunderstood?

      This hilarious third installment in the Best Babysitters Ever series brings back all the characters you love, and love to hate—reminding us that friendship trumps all. Even dirty diapers.
      Caroline Cala is a writer and editor residing in Brooklyn. She has worked as a book editor and as a ghostwriter on a number of books. Her work has appeared inVogue, ELLE, Refinery29, and other publications.Best Babysitters Ever is her middle-grade debut. Visit her on Instagram @CarolineCala.
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        - 60k print run
        - the third book in the Best Babysitters Ever series
        - over 1100 copies of Best Babysitters Ever, the first book in the series, sold in HC in Canada
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    Chirp Kate Messner
    9781547602810 Hardcover JUVENILE FICTION / Family Age (years) from 10 - 14 On Sale Date:February 04, 2020 Print Run:60000
    $22.99 CAD 5.78 x 8.59 x 1.02 in | 350 gr | 240 pages Carton Quantity:40 Canadian Rights: Y Bloomsbury Children's Books
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      "[A] deftly layered mystery about family, friendship, and the struggle to speak up." - Laurie Halse Anderson, bestselling author ofSpeakandShout

      From acclaimed author Kate Messner comes the powerful story of a young girl with the courage to make her voice heard, set against the backdrop of a summertime mystery.

      When Mia moves to Vermont the summer after seventh grade, she's recovering from the broken arm she got falling off a balance beam. And packed away in the moving boxes under her clothes and gymnastics trophies is a secret she'd rather forget.

      Mia's change in scenery brings day camp, new friends, and time with her beloved grandmother. But Gram is convinced someone is trying to destroy her cricket farm. Is it sabotage or is Gram's thinking impaired from the stroke she suffered months ago? Mia and her friends set out to investigate, but can they uncover the truth in time to save Gram's farm? And will that discovery empower Mia to confront the secret she's been hiding--and find the courage she never knew she had?

      In a compelling story rich with friendship, science, and summer fun, a girl finds her voice while navigating the joys and challenges of growing up.


      Kate Messner is passionately curious and writes books that encourage kids to wonder, too. Her titles include award-winning picture books likeOver and Under the Snow,Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, andHow to Read a Story; novels likeCapture the Flag, All the Answers,The Seventh Wish,andBreakout;the Fergus and Zeke easy reader series, and the Ranger in Time historical chapter book series. Kate lives on Lake Champlain with her family and is trying to summit all forty-six Adirondack High Peaks in between book deadlines.

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        - starred review from Kirkus
        - starred review from Publishers Weekly
        - Booklist review

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      “Kate Messner strikes the perfect balance of joy, pain, and strength in this deftly layered mystery about family, friendship, and the struggle to speak up.” —Laurie Halse Anderson, bestselling author of SPEAK and SHOUT

      Chirp is so many things: a mystery, a family story, and a story of the power of friendship. It's about learning to speak out when it seems the whole world would rather you shut up. Sure to be passed from kid to kid to kid” —Laura Ruby, National Book Award Finalist and author of the York Trilogy

      “Once again, Kate Messner has written a book that will be a dear and important friend to her readers. A loving and compelling ode to the joy of friendship, the many kinds of strength, and the everyday bravery of girls.” —Anne Ursu, author of THE LOST GIRL

      “Messner honors middle graders by exploring important, relevant issues at their level of understanding. This book will prompt discussions of gender inequality, consent, and sexual abuse. A must purchase.” —Starred Review, School Library Connection

      “Messner deftly weaves together myriad complex plot threads to form a captivating whole. . . . Rich, timely, and beautifully written.” —Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews

      “Layering mystery elements, strong and myriad female characters, and a poignant analogy involving chirp-less female crickets, Messner gently guides Mia on a journey of resilience that both comforts and inspires.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review

      “Chockfull of strong female role models, Chirp is a riveting middle grade novel of empowerment that deftly tackles a delicate, imperative subject.” —BookPage, starred review

      "A deliciously layered concoction of mystery, friend bonding and girl power. . . . Messner gracefully spins multiple threads into one beautiful, empowering novel that is likely to satisfy warriors and quietly courageous readers alike." -Shelf Awareness, starred review

      “Amid common themes of friendship and overcoming fears, Messner folds in strong messaging about sexual harassment. . . . This book directly addresses a relevant topic rarely discussed with middleschoolers.” —Booklist

      “Impactful. . . . A message many young people can benefit from hearing.” —BCCB

      “A timely '#MeToo' novel wrapped in intriguing parallel mysteries.” —School Library Journal

      "Resonant, necessary. . . . At its heart, Chirp is a female-powered story about courage." -The New York Times Book Review

      “An effective, authentically wrought look at how fear and ignorance can lead people to treat those of different races or from different places with suspicion. Messner shines a light on the ways that people are blind to their own privilege while quick to judge others.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review, on BREAKOUT

      “An accessible format and a unique focus on contemporary issues of criminal justice and racial bias make this an essential purchase.” —School Library Journal, starred review, on BREAKOUT

      “A sensitive coming-of-age tale about waking up to injustice and where that knowledge can lead.” —Kirkus Reviews on BREAKOUT

      “Authentic . . . . Middle school worries and social issues skillfully woven into a moving, hopeful, STEM-related tale.” —Starred review, Kirkus Reviews on THE EXACT LOCATION OF HOME

      “Vivid characters and situations, along with clear, simple writing and plotting, make this an accessible and enlightening read. A gentle but truthful look at poverty and homelessness.” —School Library Journal, starred review, on THE EXACT LOCATION OF HOME

      “An empathetic, beautiful, magical, fiercely necessary book that stares unflinchingly at the very real challenges contemporary kids face and gently assures them they are not alone. Kate Messner gives her readers a story to cherish.” —Anne Ursu, author of BREADCRUMBS and THE REAL BOY on THE SEVENTH WISH

      “Hopeful, empathetic, and unusually enlightening.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on THE SEVENTH WISH

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    Series: In Death
    Golden in Death An Eve Dallas Novel J. D. Robb
    9781250207203 Hardcover FICTION / Mystery & Detective On Sale Date:February 04, 2020 Print Run:750000
    $38.50 CAD 6.45 x 9.57 x 1.34 in | 590 gr | 400 pages Carton Quantity:20 Canadian Rights: Y St. Martin's Press
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      In the latest thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, homicide detective Eve Dallas investigates a murder with a mysterious motive—and a terrifying weapon.

      Pediatrician Kent Abner received the package on a beautiful April morning. Inside was a cheap trinket, a golden egg that could be opened into two halves. When he pried it apart, highly toxic airborne fumes entered his body—and killed him.

      After Eve Dallas calls the hazmat team—and undergoes testing to reassure both her and her husband that she hasn’t been exposed—it’s time to look into Dr. Abner’s past and relationships. Not every victim Eve encounters is an angel, but it seems that Abner came pretty close—though he did ruffle some feathers over the years by taking stands for the weak and defenseless. While the lab tries to identify the deadly toxin, Eve hunts for the sender. But when someone else dies in the samegrisly manner, it becomes clear that she’s dealing with either a madman—or someone who has a hidden and elusive connection to both victims.

      "The 50th book proves this series truly is the gold standard.” —Associated Press

      J.D. ROBB is the pseudonym for #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. She is the author of over 200 novels, including the futuristic suspense In Death series. There are more than 500 million copies of her books in print.
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        - 750k print run
        - over 5k copies of Vendetta in Death sold in HC in Canada since September 2019
        - Publishers Weekly review
        - Kirkus review
        - EW Article: Nora Roberts on her J.D. Robb In Death series getting its 50th book
        - a Raincoast Superlead

        Raincoast Superlead
        : #1 NYT bestselling author; nearly 7k copies of her last hardcover sold in Canada since Feb. 2018; 750k print run
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      "Robb cleverly celebrates the golden anniversary, so to speak, of her legendary Eve Dallas series. In the book itself she proves definitively that she has the golden touch when it comes seamlessly fusing danger-spiked plots, propulsive pacing, and a sexy partnership between a tough-as-nails heroine and the man of mystery who complements her in the best possible fashion." -Booklist

      “The prolific Nora Roberts, writing the series under the pen name J.D. Robb, pulls off the page-turning trifecta again: an edge-of-your-seat murder mystery sprinkled with a storybook romance and a team of cops you can’t help rooting for.The 50th book proves this series truly is the gold standard.” -Associated PressonGolden in Death

      “The gripping plot builds to a dramatic finale. Robb shows no sign of losing steam.” -Publishers Weekly

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    Ultimate Spotlight: Trains Sophie Prenat, Vinciane Schleef
    9791036313585 Hardcover JUVENILE NONFICTION / Transportation Age (years) from 5 - 8 On Sale Date:February 04, 2020
    $24.99 CAD 7.4 x 10.75 x 0.85 in | 390 gr | 14 pages Carton Quantity:18 Canadian Rights: Y Twirl
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      Interactive and engaging,Ultimate Spotlight: Trains shows young children how their favorite vehicles work!

      Discover the wonderful world of trains: Pull a tab to open train doors, life flaps to see inside a train car, or turn a wheel to see different types of trains. Chock-full of age appropriate information, this book is an exciting introduction for young train and transportation enthusiasts.

      • Comprehensive pages feature marvelously detailed illustrations that just to be pored over again and again
      • Interactive and moveable parts on each page keep kids engaged
      • A captivating adventure that brings the world of firefighting and the magic of books to life

      Fans of other stories in theUltimate Spotlight Series will also enjoy the stunning details and interactive fun ofUltimate Spotlight: Trains.

      • Great family and classroom read-aloud book
      • Books for kids ages 3–5
      • Books for preschool and kindergarten children
      Sophie Prénat is an editor at Editions Milan. She lives in Toulouse, France.

      Vinciane Schleef was born in Strasbourg, where she still lives. Her illustrations have appeared on posters, websites, and in brochures. She has been an illustrator with Bayard Presse since 2017, and enjoys visiting schools to share with children her passion for illustrating.
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        - this new addition to the Ultimate Spotlight series focuses on trains and contains interactive elements on every spread
        - nearly 3k copies of the series sold in Canada
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    Astronauts Women on the Final Frontier Jim Ottaviani, Maris Wicks
    9781250760036 Paperback JUVENILE NONFICTION / Comics & Graphic Novels Age (years) from 9 - 13 On Sale Date:February 04, 2020
    $17.50 CAD 6.04 x 8.57 x 0.43 in | 350 gr | 176 pages Carton Quantity:30 Canadian Rights: Y First Second
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      In the graphic novelAstronauts: Women on the Final Frontier, Jim Ottaviani and illustrator Maris Wicks capture the great humor and incredible drive of Mary Cleave, Valentina Tereshkova, and the first women in space.

      The U.S. may have put the first man on the moon, but it was the Soviet space program that made Valentina Tereshkova the first woman in space. It took years to catch up, but soon NASA’s first female astronauts were racing past milestones of their own. The trail-blazing women of Group 9, NASA’s first mixed gender class, had the challenging task of convincing the powers that be that a woman’s place is in space, but they discovered that NASA had plenty to learn about how to make space travel possible foreveryone.


      Jim Ottaviani began writing graphic novels about scientists in 1997. They includeThe Imitation Game,Primates,Feynman, andHawking. His books areNew York Times bestsellers, have been translated into over a dozen languages, and have received praise from publications ranging fromNature and Physics WorldtoEntertainment Weekly andVariety.

      Maris Wicks lives in sunny Somerville, Massachusetts. She is the author behindHuman Body Theater, as well as the illustrator ofNew York Times-bestsellingPrimates, with Jim Ottaviani. When she's not making comics, Wicks works as a program educator at the New England Aquarium.

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        - starred review from Publishers Weekly
        - starred review from Kirkus
        - starred review from Booklist

        - creators of the NYT bestseller Primates 
        - Maris Wicks’s book Human Body Theatre has sold 1,110 copies in Canada since Oct. ‘15
        - a lead title

    • Awards & Reviews

      NYPL Best Books of the Year 2020, Long-listed

      "Exhilarating—as well as hilarious, enraging, or both at once depending on the reader. "—Kirkus,starred reviewand a Best Book of 2020

      "Wicks and Ottaviani skillfully capture Cleave’s infectious enthusiasm up to the last page."—Publishers Weekly,starred review

      Gobs of humor, lively artwork, and tidy explanations of the science make this a standout among the vast field of books about the U.S. space program."—Booklist,starred review

      "Readers will be intrigued and inspired to dive into further research to understand some of the jargon and learn more about the women profiled here... A stellar addition to all collections."—School Library Journal, starred review

      "With plenty of eye-rolling takes on male-designed spacecraft faux pas and enthusiastic crew reveling in flight adventures, Ottaviani and Wicks drive home the message that it’s all about teamwork, and no team can function without diverse members."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

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    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Illustrated Edition J.K. Rowling, Olivia Lomenech Gill
    9781526620316 Paperback JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic Age (years) from 9 On Sale Date:February 06, 2020
    $24.95 CAD 8.51 x 9.69 x 0.64 in | 640 gr | 160 pages Carton Quantity:20 Canadian Rights: Y Bloomsbury Children's Books
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      Prepare to be dazzled by the wild wonders of the wizarding world in this sumptuously illustrated full-colour paperback edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling (writing as Magizoologist Newt Scamander) – with stunning illustrations by Olivia Lomenech Gill

      This glorious paperback edition of Newt Scamander’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is considered a classic throughout the wizarding world. It features an extraordinary array of magical creatures, from Acromantula to Yeti via ten different breeds of dragon – all beautifully illustrated in full colour by the brilliantly inventive, Greenaway Medal shortlisted Olivia Lomenech Gill.

      Famed Magizoologist Newt Scamander’s years of adventure and exploration have yielded a work of unparalleled importance, admired by scholars, devoured by young witches and wizards, and even made available to Muggles in the early years of this century. With this dazzling illustrated edition, readers can explore the magical fauna of five continents from the comfort of their own armchairs. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is essential reading at Hogwarts.

      Now available in a stunning paperback edition with French flaps, this edition contains all of the mesmerising illustrations from the original edition and features the fully updated 2017 text including a foreword by J.K. Rowling, writing as Newt Scamander.
      J.K. Rowling is the author of the record-breaking, multi-award-winning Harry Potter novels. Loved by fans around the world, the series has sold over 500 million copies, been translated into over 80 languages, and made into eight blockbuster films. She has written three companion volumes in aid of charity: Quidditch Through the Ages and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (in aid of Comic Relief and Lumos), and The Tales of Beedle the Bard (in aid of Lumos), as well as a screenplay inspired by Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which marked the start of a five-film series to be written by the author. She has also collaborated on a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two, which opened in London’s West End in the summer of 2016 and on Broadway in early 2018. In 2012, J.K. Rowling’s digital company Pottermore was launched, where fans can enjoy news, features and articles, as well as original content from J.K. Rowling. She is also the author of The Casual Vacancy, a novel for adult readers, and the Strike crime series, written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. She has received many awards and honours, including an OBE and Companion of Honour, France’s Légion d’honneur, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
      Marketing & Promotion
        - the illustrated edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them now in paperback
        - over 17k copies of the hardcover edition sold in Canada
        - illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill who was shortlisted for the Greenaway Medal

        - the illustrated paperback edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone has sold over 12k copies in Canada
        -  a lead title

    • Awards & Reviews

      "No wizarding household is complete without a copy" -Albus Dumbledore
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    Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers Designing Gorgeous Arrangements for Every Season (Flower Arranging Book, Bouquet and Floral Design Book) Erin Benzakein, Chris Benzakein, Julie Chai
    9781452172897 Hardcover CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Flower Arranging On Sale Date:February 11, 2020
    $42.95 CAD 8.15 x 10.21 x 1.03 in | 1280 gr | 304 pages Carton Quantity:10 Canadian Rights: Y Chronicle Books
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      National Bestseller—New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publisher's Weekly, Washington Post

      Learn how to buy, style, and present seasonal flower arrangements for every occasion.

      With sections on tools, flower care, and design techniques,Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers presents all the secrets to arranging garden-fresh bouquets.

      Featuring expert advice from Erin Benzakein, world-renowned flower farmer, floral designer, and bestselling author ofFloret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, this book is a gorgeous and comprehensive guide to everything you need to make your own incredible arrangements all year long, whether harvesting flowers from the backyard or shopping for blooms at the market.

      • Includes an A–Z flower guide with photos and care tips for more than 200 varieties
      • Simple-to-follow advice on flower care, material selection, and essential design techniques
      • More than 25 how-to projects, including magnificent centerpieces, infinitely giftable posies, festive wreaths, and breathtaking bridal bouquets

      Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers offers advice on every phase of working with cut flowers—including gardening, buying, caring for, and arranging fresh flowers.

      Brimming with indispensable tips and hundreds of vibrant photographs, this book is an invitation to live a flower-filled life and the perfect gift for anyone who loves flowers and home décor books.

      • The definitive guide to flower arranging from the biggest star in the farm-to-centerpiece movement
      • Perfect to gift for flower lovers, avid and novice gardeners, floral designers, wedding planners, florists, small farmers, stylists, designers, crafters, home decor aficionados, and those passionate about the local floral movement
      • For those who lovedFloret Farm's Cut Flower Garden by Erin Benzakein,The Flower Recipe Book by Alethea Harampol,Seasonal Flower Arranging by Ariella Chezar, andThe Flower Chef by Carly Cylinder.
      Erin Benzakein is a farmer-florist and the founder of Floret Farm. Her first book,Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, won the American Horticultural Society Book Award. She lives in Mount Vernon, Washington.

      Julie Chai is a writer and editor of lifestyle content. She lives in Los Altos, California.

      Jill Jorgensen is the creative director of Floret Farm. She lives in Bellingham, Washington.

      Chris Benzakein is a photographer and the manager of Floret Farm's operations. He farms alongside his wife, Erin, in Mount Vernon, Washington.
      Marketing & Promotion
        - the follow-up to Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden which sold over 4k copies in Canada
        - author has over 625k followers on Instagram
        - a comprehensive guide to arranging flowers which makes a great gift for Mother's Day

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