To enrich childhood by fostering the emotional and intellectual growth of children.
Owlkids is the English youth division of Bayard Canada. Owlkids publishes entertaining, unique, high quality magazines and books that nurture the potential of children and instill in them a love of reading and learning about themselves and the world around them.
With three magazines and numerous books covering various age groups, Owlkids' publications reach more than one million youngsters and their parents every year.
Chirp's innovative package of stories, puzzles, and activities is designed for 3- to 6-year-old children. The pages of Chirp are filled with lively illustrations and colourful photographs that encourage readers to laugh and learn. Illustrated stories and poems by Canada's most talented authors and artists entertain our readers while preparing them to read independently.
chickaDEE is a fun, hands-on magazine for 6- to 9-year-old kids whose thirst for knowledge and appetite for humour are insatiable. Interactive stories, puzzles, comics, animal features, and science experiments educate and entertain readers. Each issue is based on a different theme, such as "Space" or "Ancient Greece".
For thirty years, OWL has rocked the world of Canadian kids ages 9 to 13-years old! OWL provides readers with timely, reliable, and relevant information on the topics and issues that concern them everything from sports and the environment, to pop culture and peer relationships. OWL is packed with lively text, bold designs, and tons of fun with original comics, quirky facts, and mind-boggling puzzles, designed to nurture a lifelong love of reading.
Because Owlkids books are created by the same people who make Chirp, chickaDEE, and OWL they live up to the high standards of these award-winning children's magazines. With engaging writing, bold graphics and the best children's authors, illustrators, editors, and designers, books from Owlkids are loved by parents, teachers, librarians, and most importantly kids!
Maple Tree Press
In 2008, Bayard Canada acquired award-winning children's book publisher Maple Tree Press. Maple Tree Press has been publishing distinctive children's books for more than 30 years. Described as exciting, refreshing, and valuable, Maple Tree Press books are now being read by a second generation of young readers. For more information, visit mapletreepress.com.