The Blog

My First Obsession

The encouragement of a CBC kids' show producer made my career a lot more fun.

Taddle Creek’s First Cover Star

A tribute to M. Fred Tobias (1914–1991), on the one hundredth anniversary of his birth.

The Ephemera

The Kids’ Issue

Hey kids! This issue of Taddle Creek is just for you!

The Profiles

Subways, Buses, and Streetcars

While other kids play video games, Cole Fleming rides the rails and explores his city.

The Fiction

The Poems

The Features

“Jake tried not to think of the horrible moose skull propped up against the wall outside.”

The Giant’s Knock” by

The Recent Comix

“Whatever!! I’m gonna be here watchin’ Pete’s Dragon!!”

Movie Night” by

The Comix Archive



Submission call! Taddle Creek is looking for childhood-themed fiction and poetry. Submit by August 8th!

1 week ago

Here's a piece about a cool kid named Cole who loves streetcars, subways, and buses:

4 weeks ago

Here's a new blog post by the editor, Conan Tobias, on why mentoring kids can be cool.

1 month ago