Category: News

Love from Reading Rainbow

Yesterday, Cozy Classics received a shout out from LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow! We’re thrilled that Reading Rainbow sees Cozy Classics as presenting challenging classics “the right way”, able to “capture the imagination of young readers.” Most of you will remember that Reading Rainbow was an American children’s television series that aired on PBS from the early 1980s until 2006. … Read more →

Back from Bologna

We spent a wonderful few days at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, participating in the Illustrators Exhibition, talking to foreign-language publishers, and just soaking up the great atmosphere. Here are a few pictures of our time in Italy. With any luck, we’ll be seeing Cozy Classics in many different languages in the near future! Holman and Jack outside the fair… Read more →

Italy, here we come!

Jack and Holman are off to Italy tomorrow as official selections for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition, the world’s premiere showcase of all that’s new and innovation in the world of children’s illustration. Read more about the Exhibition in our previous post here. Ciao! Read more →

Advance copies of spring titles!

We just received advance copies of the Cozy versions of Les Misérables and War and Peace today! Hurray! The rest are on a ship in the Pacific right now, and should arrive on our shores in late March. And here is a picture of our first four titles together. Can’t you imagine these beautiful little spines filling up an entire… Read more →

ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle

This past weekend, I attended the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting and Exhibits in Seattle, Washington for a book signing event. I drove down to Seattle from Vancouver, and after a stop at Trader Joe’s in Bellingham (which we don’t have in Canada) to pick up goodies like English toffee and chocolate-covered cherries, I arrived at the Washington State Convention… Read more →

Official Selection – Bologna Children’s Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition

Jack and I are thrilled to announce that illustrations from Cozy Classics have been selected for the Illustrators Exhibition at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair which runs from March 25-28, 2013 in Bologna, Italy! We are among 77 illustrators (or teams of illustrators)—and only four from North America—selected from over 3,000 entries by an international jury of publishers, artists, and… Read more →

And the winner is…

Emma B. Patmore, Michigan, U.S.A. Emma correctly guessed that the character below (also featured in our time lapse needle felting video) is Mr. Rochester from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, and won the draw from the pool of correct answers! Mr. Rochester was, in fact, the most popular answer, so congratulations to everyone who guessed him. The second most popular… Read more →