Category: Odds & Ends

QM Residency (Redux)

Holman had the pleasure of returning to Queen Mary Elementary in Vancouver for another Artist-in-Residence stint in January 2017. This, time Holman worked with students on “value spheres” — multi-layered wool balls that would represent the core values of each student. The process began with rolling wool tightly and then dipping the ball into warm, soapy water. Then the work… Read more →

Exhibition at Hofstra U

Presidential Debates, eat your heart out! We are thrilled that the Department of Fine Arts, Design, Art History at Hofstra University in Hampstead, New York is hosting an exhibition of our work entitled Deeply Felt: The Art of Cozy Classics and Star Wars Epic Yarns. The exhibition is being held at the Rosenberg Gallery in Calkins Hall, November 21-February 14,… Read more →

The Candy Palmater Show

Holman was thrilled to be on The Candy Palmater Show on CBC Radio today! He talked about Cozy Classics, reading, and his daughter’s new favorite picture book. Check out the audio and the CBC blog post here! Why breaking bedtime rules might get kids excited about books: https://t.co/Kthmiq1tIq &more tips from @CozyClassics pic.twitter.com/3QclaG8ZJt — Candy Palmater Show (@cbccandy) August 18,… Read more →

Lin-Manuel Madness!

Last month, we shared our fuzzy tribute to Lin-Manuel Miranda, whose last day in the Broadway production of Hamilton was July 9. Here’s a behind-the-scenes peek: our figure was actually our first attempt at outdoor, booze-fuelled felting (not recommended for the faint of heart!). Our tribute to Lin-Manuel has since been picked up by the A.V. Club, The Horn Book (with… Read more →

Great Expectations: Behind the scenes

We’re thrilled to be re-launching the Cozy Classics series with Chronicle Books! For each of the next three publishing seasons, we’ll be releasing a brand new Cozy Classics title, as well as re-issuing three of our backlist titles. Our first brand new Chronicle offering for spring 2016 is Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations. How apropos! Cozy Classics was born when two… Read more →