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Shop Local - Recommendations from Our Creators

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA

  • VANCOUVER
    • Iron Dog Books – recommended by Leanne Betasomasake Simpson, author of Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies
    • Vancouver Kidsbooks – recommended by Kay Weisman, author of If You Want to Visit a Sea Garden, Karen Patkau, illustrator of Lake: A See to Learn Book, and Deborah Hodge, author of West Coast Wild Babies
    • Collage Collage – Recommended by Chelsea O’Byrne, illustrator of Our Corner Store
    • Lucky’s Comics - Recommended by Chelsea O’Byrne, illustrator of Our Corner Store
    • Massy Books – Recommended by Jack Wang, author of We Two Alone
  • VANCOUVER ISLAND 
    • Ucluelet Acquarium - Recommended by Karen Reczuch, illustrator of West Coast Wild Babies
  • VICTORIA
    • Munro’s – Recommended by by Kay Weisman, author of If You Want to Visit a Sea Garden, and Deborah Hodge, author of West Coast Wild Babies
    • Artworld Picture Framing & Art Supplies – Recommended by Eva Campbell, illustrator of Two Drops of Brown in a Cloud of White
    • Island Blue Print Co. Ltd. - Recommended by Eva Campbell, illustrator of Two Drops of Brown in a Cloud of White
  • KELOWNA
    • Mosaic Books – Recommended by Karen Reczuch, illustrator of West Coast Wild Babies
  • TOFINO
    • Mermaid Tales Bookshop – Recommended by Deborah Hodge, author of West Coast Wild Babies

 

MANITOBA

  • WINNIPEG
    • McNally Robinson – Recommended by Marie-Louise Gay, author/ illustrator of The Three Brothers
    • The Stoneware Gallery – Recommended by Sidura Ludwig, author of You Are Not What We Expected

 

 

NOVA SCOTIA

  • HALIFAX
    • Woozles – Recommended by Sara O’Leary, author of Night Walk and Marie-Louise Gay, author/ illustrator of The Three Brothers

 

 

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

  • YELLOWKNIFE
    • The Yellowknife Book Cellar – Recommended by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, author of Noopiming: The Cure for White Ladies

 

ONTARIO

  • BRIGHTON
    • Lighthouse Books – Recommended by Emily Urquhart, author of The Age of Creativity
  • BURLINGTON
    • A Different Drummer – Recommended by Ian Hamilton, author of The Diamond Queen of Singapore: An Ava Lee Novel: The Triad Years
    • Denningers Foods of the World – Recommended by Ian Hamilton, author of The Diamond Queen of Singapore: An Ava Lee Novel: The Triad Years
  • KINGSTON
    • Novel Idea Bookstore – Recommended by Steven Heighton, author of The Stray and the Strangers and Tim Wynne-Jones, author of War at the Snow White Motel and Other Stories
    • Minotaur – Recommended by Steven Heighton, author of The Stray and the Strangers
  • OSHAWA
    • The Nooks – Recommended by Barbara Landry, author of Nattiq and the Land of Statues
  • PERTH
    • The Book Nook & Other Treasures – Recommended by Tim Wynne-Jones, author of War at the Snow White Motel and Other Stories
  • SARNIA 
    • The Book Keeper - Recommended by Helaine Becker, author of Pirate Queen: A Story of Zheng Yi Sao
  • SIMCOE
    • Strand Theatre – Recommended by Deborah Ellis, author of The Greats
  • THORNHILL
    • Batner Bookstore – Recommended by Sidura Ludwig, author of You Are Not What We Expected
  • THUNDER BAY
    • Hygge Loft – Recommended by Jean E. Pendizwol, author of I Found Hope in a Cherry Tree
    • Thunder Bay Country Market – Recommended by Jean E. Pendizwol, author of I Found Hope in a Cherry Tree
  • TORONTO
    • Another Story Book Shop – Recommended by Jillian Tamaki, author/ illustrator of Our Little Kitchen and Tessa McWatt, author of Where Are You, Agnes?
    • Ben McNally Books – Recommended by Ronald J. Deibert, author of Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society (2020 CBC Massey Lectures)
    • The Beguiling Books & Art/ Little Island Comics – Recommended by Jillian Tamaki, author/ illustrator of Our Little Kitchen
    • Mabel’s Fables – Recommended by Helaine Becker, author of Pirate Queen: A Story of Zheng Yi Sao, Naseem Hrab, author of Weekend Dad, and Tziporah Cohen, author of No Vacancy
    • Type Books – (Queen St.) Recommended by Andrea Curtis, author of A Forest in the City, (Spadina) recommended by Geraldo Valério, author/ illustrator of At the Pond, and Jack Wang, author of We Two Alone
    • Prairie Boy Bread – Recommended by Andrea Curtis, author of A Forest in the City
    • Queen Books – Recommended by Ellie Arscott, illustrator of Night Walk
    • Ella Minnow – Recommended by Ellie Arscott, illustrator of Night Walk
    • Book City – (Yonge St.) Recommended by Geraldo Valério, author/ illustrator of At the Pond, (Danforth) recommended by Ronald J. Deibert, author of Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society (2020 CBC Massey Lectures), and Barbara Landry, author of Nattiq and the Land of Statues
    • Quietly Coffee – Recommended by Naseem Hrab, author of Weekend Dad
    • A Different Booklist – Recommended by Tessa McWatt, author of Where Are You, Agnes?
    • Labour of Love – Recommended by Carmen Mok, illustrator of Violet Shrink
    • Kol Kid – Recommended by Carmen Mok, illustrator of Violet Shrink
    • Scout - Recommended by Ellie Arscott, illustrator of Night Walk
    • Crying Out Loud - Recommended by Ellie Arscott, illustrator of Night Walk
  • WATERLOO
    • Words Worth Books Ltd. – Recommended by Emily Urquhart, author of The Age of Creativity

 

 

QUEBEC

  • POINTE-CLAIRE
    • Lives Babar – Recommended by Sara O’Leary, author Night Walk and Marie-Louise Gay, author/ illustrator of The Three Brothers
  • MONTREAL
    • La Petite Drawn & Quarterly – Recommended by Marie-Louise Gay, author/ illustrator of The Three Brothers
    • Librairie Monet – Recommended by Marie-Louise Gay, author/ illustrator of The Three Brothers
    • Librairie Racines – Recommended by Yara El-Ghadban, author of I Am Ariel Sharon 


All graphics above were created by the House of Anansi and Groundwood Books staff in support of Shop Local! Graphic credits: Eulalee Lumsden, Kirsten Brassard, Mariana Linares, Michael Solomon, Nicole Lambe, Ricky Lima, Samantha Dewaele, Semareh Al-Hillal, Natassja Barry, Zoe Kelsey, Karen Li.


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