Spring 2019

Very Rich has been shortlisted for the 2019 Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards.

Fall 2018

  • October 4, 7 PM  at  Vancouver Kidbooks —click here for details.
  • October 20, 2018 , McNally Robinson, Winnipeg,  Grant Park in the Atrium—click here for details.
  • Other Appearances: Seattle, Chilliwack, Hope. Check back for details.

Spring 2018

The Night Garden has been shortlisted for the 2018 IODE Violet Downey Book Award. 


Polly's next book is called Very Richis now available. Get a sneak peak here.







Fall 2017

  • Shelagh Rogers interviewed Polly on CBC's  The Next Chapter. They spoke about writing, reading, and The Night Garden. Read the introduction here  and then click the play button below to go directly to the interview.

Summer 2017:

Polly will be appearing at the Vancouver Writer's Fest in October.  Come see her Tuesday October 17, Granville Island Stage at 1:00 and Thursday October 19, Waterfront Theatre at 10:00.

Spring 2017:

Polly's latest book, The Night Garden, will be published on September 12 by Farrar Strauss in the US and by Penguin Books in Canada.