Owlkids Books/Maple Tree Press
Owlkids, a division of Bayard Canada, publishes award-winning magazines and books for children ages 2 to 13. Our book publishing program, Owlkids Books, has more than 140 active backlist titles featuring critically-acclaimed authors and illustrators including Roslyn Schwartz, Jan Thornhill, Elin Kelsey, and Kira Vermond. Our current publishing focus is on picture books, both story books and informational, and middle-grade non-fiction that engages with a fun, lively approach as they grow up and discover the world around them. Our magazines, Chirp (ages 3-6), chickaDEE (ages 6-9), and OWL (ages 9-13), delight and engage more than 1 million readers every year. Launched in 1976, Owlkids now has a staff of over 30 talented, creative, and dedicated children’s publishing and content specialists and is based in Toronto.