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Marshmallow Madness: A March Quirk Perk!

MARSHMALLOW MADNESS by Shauna Sever ($3.99)


If you’ve never tasted a fresh, homemade marshmallow, are you in for a treat! Marshmallow Madness! shows how to whip up dozens of fluffy, puffy flavors—from Strawberry and Vanilla to Buttered Rum, Root Beer Float, Maple Bacon, and more. Author Shauna Sever also includes easy recipes for homemade graham crackers, drinks for mallow dunking, and a host of irresistible desserts, including Lemon Dream Whoopie Pies, Blonde Rocky Road, and S’mores Cupcakes.

How To Con Your Kid: Win The App & The Book!

Here at Quirk, we love watching our books get transformed into apps when the opportunity presents itself. Check out a few examples of that, here

Find Momo on Tapestry

We sure do love Tapestry. Last time we made something for them, it was this fun William Shakespeare's Star Wars story. This time around, we're sharing some photos from Find Momo.

Tap along and see if you can find our favorite border collie. And be sure to check out our other stories on Tapestry, and follow Momo's adventures at

How to Con Your Kid

I will start by saying that I love my kids. But, ahhh…the joys of parenthood. Their first smile. Their first word. Their first step. Their first tantrum. Their first defiant 'no'.

No matter how great of a parent we think we are, we will all eventually find ourselves in the cage match battle of wills. You know? The one that goes like this…

Celebrate National Pig Day With Some of Our Favorite Pigs From Children's Literature

Pigs often get a bad rap. They’re known for being dirty, shrewd, and violent, even though they actually make excellent companions. But for every Animal Farm villain, for every terrifying pigoon in Oryx and Crake, there is a work of literature that, rightfully, shows pigs as the intelligent and good-natured animals they are.

That my favorites are all from children’s literature should not dissuade kind readers, for what is more truthful than a child’s story? In honour of National Pig Day [March 1], let’s take a closer look:


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