Showing posts from January, 2013

2013 Award Winners

Caldecott Medal 2013 is the 75 th  Anniversary of the Caldecott Medal. The Caldecott Medal is presented to the most distinguished American picture book for children. Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 2013 (Includes Poster) WINNER This Is Not My Hat  illustrated and written by  Jon Klassen HONORS Creepy Carrots!  illustrated by Peter Brown, written by  Aaron Reynolds Extra Yarn  illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by  Mac Barnett Green  illustrated and written by  Laura Vaccaro Seeger One Cool Friend  illustrated by David Small, written by  Toni Buzzeo Sleep Like a Tiger  illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by  Mary Logue Newbery Medal The Newbery Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Newbery Medal & Honor Books, 2013 (Include

Come and See us at the OLA Superconference!

We can't wait to see you! Thursday Jan 30th:  10am - 5pm Friday Feb 1st:  9am - 3pm Metro Toronto Convention Centre  We're very excited to take part in this year's OLA Superconference.  Come and visit with Paul Bannister and Lori Ryan at the Perma-Bound Booth # 615 & 617!   We'll be happy to answer any questions you might have about Perma-Bound books; or, we'd be delighted to hear about your new favourite read! Tell us all about it! Please visit our booth to view some of the new "hot" titles from Perma-Bound Canada.  And don't forget to pick up your copy of our New and Notable 2012/13 Picture Book List!  We will also have a large selection of catalogues , if you have missed your mailing pick one up here.  We will also have free  copies of the 2013 Author/Illustrator calendar -- pick one up for your library!  Who shares your birthday? Happy Reading! Perma-Bound Canada

Our Last "Print" Graphic Novels Catalogue!

The 2012/13 Graphic Novels Catalogue has now been sent out to schools and libraries.  This is the last "print" version we will be doing of this catalogue.  Future editions will be available online only. You can view a copy of the online catalogue here: Canadian K-12 Graphic Novel Catalog 2012/13 If you have not received a print version catalogue and you would like to have one, please contact your  Local Resource Consultant or Home Office  and we would be happy to pop one in the mail for you! Happy Reading! Perma-Bound Canada

The Perma-Bound Guarantee

"If you are ever dissatisfied in a book in our patented Perma-Bound binding, we will replace it - guaranteed!" Perma-Bound will be happy to replace books under the following conditions -  The cover has come off the book because the glue, sewing, or binding has failed The book has been received with missing pages The book has been received with the cover upside-down Sections of the book are not connected to the spine correctly You are the original purchaser Perma-Bound will not replace books for the following reasons -  The book is damaged due to regular wear and tear The book has had pages torn out, ripped or folded The pages and/or cover have been soiled or have damaged by liquid The quality of the paper stock You have purchased through a reseller If you feel that you have a Perma-Bound book that qualifies for the replacement guarantee, please don't hesitate to  contact us . We will need the following information to process your request: Yo

Perma-Bound Binding – School Tough, Library Proven

Perma-Bound Books is dedicated to offering the highest quality products to our customers.  With 55 years in the bindery business, and with this commitment in mind, we continue to provide the strongest books you can buy.  Perma-Bound has created a product that is ideal for use in both schools and libraries when the wear and tear on books is most evident. The Patented Perma-Bound Binding : Books in the patented Perma-Bound binding include fiction, non-fiction, and reference materials.  Books with this binding include the following features: Rounded and backed spine to showcase title Bright illustrated covers with laminated polyester coating High density binders board for maximum durability Spine reinforcing flannel support Polyvinyl adhesive never dries or cracks PUR – Reactive Polyurethane By using the PUR technology we are able to achieve books that have: Outstanding round-ability and round-retention Excellent lay-flat charac

Welcome to Perma-Bound Canada!

Perma-Bound Canada is a family operated company, coordinated by the Bannister brothers, David and Paul, who manage and operate the business nationally.  Perma-Bound maintains an office in Peterborough, ON as well as a warehouse in Mississauga, ON with additional satellite offices across Canada.             Perma-bound Canada carries a wide range of products from picture books and novels (including large print editions), to audio books (CD, Playaways, and GO Readers) and a selection of over 25,000 ebooks with the collection growing everyday!    The Perma-Bound Guarantee is what sets our company apart from many of the other publishers and wholesalers in the market.  If a book in the patented Perma-Bound binding ever fails we will replace it for free.   As an added bonus we also offer free shipping – all the time.  So whether you place an order for one book or one hundred you never have to worry about added shipping charges because there aren’t any!  This is just one way we try an