Sylvia McNicoll

Canadian Author for Young People

Hurray for Canadian Children’s Book Week!

  You can write the best story ever but if a book lands on a bookshelf and no one notices, it doesn't get read. Canadian kids' books compete with those from the behemouth to the south, complete with Hollywood platforms, full colour illustrations¬† and sparkling...

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CCBC Book Week Tour!

CCBC Book Week Tour!

Happy to have been selected to tour, in person, the province I think of as my long lost home, Quebec. For these tours, the cost drops significantly so it's a great opportunity for a school to engage their young readers with a writer they may not know yet. Having...

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Book trailer time!

Book trailer time!

                    How do you create a book trailer? I start with a short script that I run by my son Craig (EpiloguePoductions.com). For Blue to the Sky, I wanted to show my main character Ella training for her big...

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Final, final, cover

Final, final, cover

The colour has been corrected; here is the final image. In order to bond with it I will have a t-shirt made with the image on it. DCB will also create a poster for me to display at upcoming events. Can you see any differences between this and the last cover?

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