Cover image of The Wind and the Trees, featuring the book title and illustration of a tall tree with a squirrel in it, and a blue and pink sky in the background.

Celebrating Our Governor General’s Literary Awards Nominee!


The Wind and the Trees by Todd Stewart is nominated for the 2021 Governor General’s Literary Awards! The book is nominated in the Young People’s Literature – Illustrated Books category.

The Governor General’s Literary Awards are presented each year by the Canada Council for the Arts to recognize Canada’s best English-language and French-language books. The winners of each category will be announced on November 17.

CBC Radio’s All in a Weekend interviewed Todd Stewart about his nomination for The Wind and the Trees, and CBC49th ShelfIndigo, and CIBA have shared news of the nominees.

We’re wishing the best of luck to Todd and The Wind and the Trees, and congratulations on the nomination!

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