About Tradewind Books

Carol Frank and Michael Katz started Tradewind Books in 1996. Our titles have been recognized internationally for their fine illustrations, award-winning writing and innovative design. We celebrate the work of authors from diverse cultures within Canada and around the world.

Tradewind Books is a small publishing house with offices in Vancouver, British Columbia. We are distributed in Canada through Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, in the US through Orca Book Publishers, in the UK through Turnaround Publisher Services and in Australia through John Reed Book Distribution.

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The publisher thanks the Government of Canada and Canadian Heritage for their
financial support through the Canada Council for the Arts, the Canada Book Fund and Livres Canada Books.

The publisher also thanks the Government of the Province of
British Columbia for the financial support it has given through the Book Publishing Tax
Credit program and the British Columbia Arts Council.

A Tradition of Excellence

Tradewind Books has been publishing prize-winning picture books, novels and poetry for children of all ages for over 15 years.