Q is for Question: An ABC of Philosophy

This illustrated non-fiction philosophy book for young people is about life’s most important questions. Through thought-provoking and playful verse, Q is for Question asks open-ended questions that guide a us to discover, debate and articulate our own true beliefs.

Could you be a philosopher? Are you searching for answers? Many of them live inside you—all you need are the right questions to set them free. Let Q is for Question guide you on a journey inside your own mind and heart. Unearth your deepest thoughts and dearest beliefs: Who are you? Why are you here? What matters most in this universe? Q is for Question is a critical thinking book. Let it inspire your exploration of philosophical ideas such as EXISTENCE, FREE WILL, HAPPINESS and more. So think it over. Think out loud. Think with a friend. It’s never too early, or too late, to discover the great human joy of philosophical contemplation!

Published by O Books, May 15, 2009. Buy now on AMAZON and at other fine book retailers.

Q is for Question is a marvellous resource for those interested in leading philosophical discussions with children. Presenting a wide range of philosophical issues in charming and witty rhymes, it is sure to delight children and their elders as well as spark debates about the most elemental matters.” 

-Thomas Wartenberg, PhD, Professor of Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College,
Author of Existentialism: A Beginner’s Guide

Peek inside the book now…

CLICK HERE to see Tiffany Poirier and her book featured on the cover of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence publication Exemplary Practices.


CLICK HERE to hear Tiffany Poirier in conversation with Michael Enright on The Sunday Edition – CBC Radio.

September 23, 2012

CLICK HERE to hear Tiffany Poirier and her students engage in philosophical dialogue in the documentary for CBC Radio Philosophy Kids.

January 20, 2013

CLICK HERE to read the story behind Q is for Question, by Tom Hawthorn, Torch Magazine, page 27-29.

Autumn 2009 Edition