July 2, 2019

While the weather in Ontario has just started to match the calendar, we cannot believe Summer is here! To celebrate its arrival, we’ve put together our Ultimate Summer Reading List. Even if the sun is shining, young readers can always squeeze in some more time for a go...

April 15, 2019

Math Month is here. And our team is excited to celebrate it! Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, or Math Month for short, brings recognition to and appreciation for mathematics. It is typically held every April in the United States.

We have collected our top pic...

January 28, 2019

Science is sometimes tricky with readers, especially younger ones who are swayed to pick up a fantasy book, rather than a STEM title. But we want to change all that for girls and boys who are intrigued by space travel, glass beakers, and lab experiments. Encouraging ch...

November 28, 2018

You can almost smell the gingerbread, hear the holiday songs, and taste the hot chocolate. Christmas is quickly approaching. And we at Common Deer Press are excited for its' arrival. So to celebrate this time of year, we have chosen our top 15 books to buy your childre...

October 17, 2018

As Fall arrives, and the leaves turn colours, Halloween is quickly approaching. We at Common Deer Press love this time of year. And to celebrate it, we've gathered up the 25 Best Kids' Books for Halloween. Prepare to hide under the covers and keep the lights on with th...

May 21, 2018

Welcome back the the CDP blog! Last week we shared part one of a Q&A with Jesse Miller, author of ARK and Unwrap Your Candy. Today we're back with the second half of the interview.

Read on to find out more about ARK, hope, and inspiration.

What are you hoping readers to...

May 16, 2018

In honour of ARK's release, we sat down with author Jesse Miller to discuss inspiration, publication, and more.

What is the story behind the story to your book? What I mean is, what led you to the story. Is there a situation, current event (whether normal or odd), perso...

May 14, 2018

Tomorrow is the big day: ARK release day! We've got lots of fun stuff planned to celebrate the publication of Jesse Miller's latest novel including a blog tour. ARK related content will appear across the internet on these websites. So follow along and we'll see you the...

May 2, 2018

Ever wonder what goes on in the mind of a children's horror writer? We interviewed author Kat Hawthorne to get a glimpse of the thought processes behind The Boatman.

What do you think is relevant or relatable in your book?

Well, I think the human condition is relevant....

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