Lord Ganesh, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, is an extremely popular deity in India. He is known as the Remover of Obstacles and also the god of wisdom, literature, and worldly success. Here are two popular stories about Lord Ganesh: Who Is Elder?
"Imagine, sleeping soundly in your bedroom over the holidays 'where not a creature is stirring', as your Explorer catches fire in the garage below you," says Edmonston.
Lemon-Aid author and car curmudgeon Phil Edmonston is angry. He says the auto industry has learned little from the recent Chrysler and GM bankruptcies and there are fewer new models on the market that are safe, reliable, and recession-proof. In his 2010-11 Lemon-Aid New Car and Truck Guide Edmonston for the first time in forty years writing Lemon-Aid, “Dr. Phil” counsels readers to steer away from seven automakers that are financially wobbly, not capable of building reliable vehicles, or not supported by an adequate warrantee and servicing network in Canada.
On November 25, 2009 Dundurn Author Adriaenne Shadd was recognized for her efforts to build a city where everyone can participate fully in the social, cultural, economic, recreational and political life of Toronto.
Mountain Knows No Expert by Mike Nash has been named a finalist for the 2009 Banff Mountain Book Festival Awards in the Mountain Literature category. The festival winners will be announced in advance of the festival on Thursday, October 29, 2009. The awards will be presented on stage at the book festival during the evening presentation on Thursday, November 5, 2009.
Mystery at Shildii Rock has been nominated for the 2009 Golden Eagle Children's Choice Book Award!
Winners were announced for the 2009 Heritage Toronto Book Awards Oct. 13th. Unbuilt Toronto and Toronto both won an Award of Merit. Congratulations to both Mark Osbaldeston and Mike Filey!
Mark Osbaldeston's Unbuilt Toronto has been shortlisted for the 2009 Toronto Book Awards. The awards are presented in partnership with the Toronto Public Library. The winner will be announced on Thursday, October 15.
Nine of our titles have been selected and are featured in this year's Best Books for Kids & Teens 2009 magazine: The Beginner's Guide to Cdn Honours Boxcar Kid Day of the Flying Fox Locksmith Perilous Passage Reading the Bones Searching for Yesterday The Third Eye (Starred Feature) Three Million Acres of Flame
Chocolate Lily Choice Award was announced June 3rd. Special congratulations to Norma Charles, whose book, Boxcar Kid, came in 2nd place!
Programme partners the Ontario Library Association (OLA) and Authors at Harbourfront Centre are delighted to announce the winners of the 2009 Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™. This year’s Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ was held at Harbourfront Centre on May 13 and 14, featuring two action-packed days of award ceremonies, workshops, activities and other exciting entertainment. Congrats to winner Mahtab Narsimhan! The Third Eye Silver Birch Fiction® Award(Grade 4–6)