Independent Canadian Publishers at the 2023 Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL)

The Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) is a showcase for Canadian publishers of all kinds. Together they represent the outstanding quality and creativity of Canadian publishing. Here you will find a collection of some of their titles for your perusal.

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Caillou: The Silver Knight

A Heartwarming Story on the Importance of Family Ties

Caillou is disappointed when his friend Sarah gets sick and can't come over to play. To cheer him up, Daddy tells him the story of a great knight who ...

I Am A Rock

By (author) Ashley Qilavaq-Savard
Illustrated by Pelin Turgut
Categories: Children's Fiction

Pauloosie loves his pet rock, Miki Rock. Pauloosie’s Anaana, his mother, tells him a bedtime story about what Miki Rock sees, hears, and feels in his Arctic home. As part of the land, Miki Rock sees ...

Be a Nature Explorer!

By (author) Peter Wohlleben
Illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
Translated by Jane Billinghurst
Categories: Children's Nonfiction
Series: (For Kids)

For kids ages 6 to 10, this hands-on nature activity book is the perfect companion for every child’s next outdoor adventure!

An excellent resource for parents, teachers, and curriculums ranging from ...

Rise Up and Sing!

By (author) Andrea Warner
Illustrated by Louise Reimer
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction

This inspiring introduction to activism and social justice for young teens shows the important role music plays in changing the world, featuring:

  • Musicians young teens will know and love: Beyoncé, Billie ...

The Dancing Letters

Text by Evelyne Fournier
Illustrated by Aurélien Galvan
Translated by Carine Laforest
Categories: Children's Fiction

An endearing family story about love and dyslexia

 

Olivia is a little girl full of life and imagination. But when her grandmother asks her to write a story for her birthday, Olivia feels a little unsure. ...

We Love You as Much as the Fox Loves Its Tail

By (author) Masiana Kelly
Illustrated by Tamara Campeau
Categories: Children's Fiction

“We’ll love you as much as the narwhal loves its tusk.

We’ll love you as much as the seal loves its musk.

Little One, our new baby,

Welcome to our family.”

This loving bedtime poem shares all the ...

Unbroken

By (author) Angela Sterritt
Categories: Non-classifiable

NATIONAL BESTSELLER: A Globe and Mail and Toronto Star Bestseller

A finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Writers’ Trust Hilary Weston Prize for Nonfiction.

"A remarkable life story. ...

The Life and Times of Augustine Tataneuck

By (author) Renee Fossett
Categories: History

One of the few biographies of an Inuk man from the 19th Century—separated from his family, community, and language—finding his place in history.
 
Augustine Tataneuck was an Inuk man born near the ...

Who Gets In

By (author) Norman Ravvin
Categories: Social Science

An eye-opening account of the Jewish immigration experience in the 1930s, and one man’s battle against anti-Semitic immigration policies.
 
In 1930, a young Jewish man, Yehuda Yosef Eisenstein, arrived ...