The Subtle Magic of Landscape Format Books

The Subtle Magic of Landscape Format Books

Landscape format books tend to have a certain magic about them.

Author, illustrator, and FriesenPress Publishing Specialist Astra Crompton explores three powerful subtleties of landscape books and how they benefit authors (and delight readers).

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6 Enriching Writing Projects for Retirees

6 Enriching Writing Projects for Retirees

Whether it's a daily activity or something to pick up every now and then, a writing project can make a retiree’s golden years even more satisfying and enjoyable. We shine the spotlight on six enriching writing projects for retirees of any writing experience level.

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How Dinosaurs Learned to Dance: An Interview with Children’s Author Judy Cook

How Dinosaurs Learned to Dance: An Interview with Children’s Author Judy Cook

When Dinosaurs Go Dancing, the award-winning children’s book written by Judy Cook, almost never happened. Due to writing fits and starts, and a stalled collaboration, there were times when it didn’t look like Judy would be able to realize her vision. But the dancer turned first-time author didn’t give up - she persevered through setbacks and doubt, and families all across North America are thankful she did. We recently chatted with Judy about writing, her publishing journey, and the confidence she gained along the way.

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How Children's Books Can Benefit Kids for Life

How Children's Books Can Benefit Kids for Life

Not just today, not just tomorrow: renowned Child & Adolescent Psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts joins us to talk about why children’s books are so important to a child’s social, psychological and emotional development.

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5 Tips to Make Your Kids Book Great

5 Tips to Make Your Kids Book Great

More than one famous author has said that of all the kinds of books out there, kids books may be the most important. With so many positive impacts, it’s good to know what kids like, and how your book can have a positive impact on their lives. Here are 5 quick tips to get you started!

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How I Became an Award-Winning Children’s Author

How I Became an Award-Winning Children’s Author

Mark Pichora, author of "You’re Amazing! (Starring You)", went from first-timer to award-winning children’s author. How? Mark explains, in his own words.

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Author Experience: Daniella Grsic

Author Experience: Daniella Grsic

The bond formed between FriesenPress’ published authors and their production team is a powerful one. Our Author Experience feature gives our authors a platform to tell the story behind the publication of their story, in their own words.

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Author Experience: Garth Laidlaw

Author Experience: Garth Laidlaw

The bond formed between FriesenPress’ published authors and their production team is a powerful one. Our Author Experience feature gives our authors a platform to tell the story behind the publication of their story, in their own words. 

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