Puffin Classics: The inaugural list

This November, Penguin Canada will publish new editions of four classic Canadian books as part of the Puffin Classics Series. These four editions are introduced by other celebrated authors and will feature brand-new cover art from renowned Canadian illustrators.

CBC Books teamed up with Penguin Canada to reveal these covers. You can check them out below, as well as learn about the story behind the illustration, by clicking on the covers.


Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird by Jean Little Awake and Dreaming by Kit Pearson Underground to Canada by Barbara Smucker Run by Eric Walters


Classic Covers Contest!

As part of this special cover launch, we're also giving away Puffin Classics book sets, courtesy of Penguin Canada. To enter, all you need to do is answer the following question in the comments section below: "What Canadian children's classic would you like to see re-released with a brand-new cover?" We will accept one entry for every user, although you can enter by commenting on any of the Puffin Classics cover reveal posts this week. We will be accepting entries until Monday, May 6, at 11:59 p.m. ET. On Tuesday, we'll select five winners in a random draw! CBC.ca contest rules apply.

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