Titles from Independent Canadian Publishers Showcased at the 2024 Bogota International Book Fair (FILBo)

The Bogota International Book Fair (FILBo), Colombia's largest annual book fair, is the country's most significant and longstanding cultural event and is the second largest book fair in Latin America. Take a moment to view some of the Canadian titles being showcased at the 2024 edition. Together they represent the outstanding quality and creativity of Canadian publishing.

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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 ...

Eroding a Way of Life

By (author) Murray Knuttila
Categories: Political Science

An analysis of how neoliberal policies have radically restructured farming in Western Canada.

The establishment of a Western Canadian economy dominated by family farming was part of the government’s ...

Are You Willing to Die for the Cause

By (author) Chris Oliveros
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

A deep dive into a contentious and dramatic period in Canadian history—the rise of a militant separatist group whose effects still reverberate today.
It started in 1963, when a dozen mailboxes in a ...

Roaming

"Gloriously rendered… An ode to traveling as friends when you’re both young and carefree and every new experience is exciting and wondrous.”―Robert Ito, The New York Times Book Review
Spring Break, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Benny the Bananasaurus Rex

By (author) Sarabeth Holden
Illustrated by Emma Pedersen
Categories: Children's Fiction

"Deliciously playful and imaginative."—Kirkus

Benny loves bananas. He eats them morning, noon, and night. He even rides a bike with a yellow banana seat. In fact, Benny has a secret, he hopes one day ...

Ducks

By (author) Kate Beaton
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels

A New York Times Notable book! One of Barack Obama’s favorite books of 2022! Winner of Canada Reads 2023!
“An exceptionally beautiful book about loneliness, labor, and survival.“—Carmen Maria ...

Tiohtiáke

By (author) Michel Jean

« L'air du square Cabot ne dégage aucune senteur. Pourtant, le vent l'a porté sur des milliers de kilomètres à travers Nitassinan. Il a traversé des forêts et des centaines de lacs et de rivières, ...