The wind-swept deck of an explorer’s vessel as it quests for the fabled northwest passage, the hushed and bated murmuring of a hockey rink moments before puck drop, the brave and resolute heart of a young girl determined to return an elephant to the wilds of its jungle home. You can visit all of these places—and more—at:
Sunday, October 5
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Central Library – 350 W. Georgia Street
Held in the Alice MacKay room (lower level)
Admission is free
Fall Book Harvest is a proud presentation of the Vancouver Public Library and the Children’s Writers and Illustrators of BC (CWILL BC) and will be hosted by Pandora’s Collective. The afternoon will feature live presentations, free autographs, displays, door prizes, a book sale, and a chance for local schools to win a free author visit (valued at $325). Teachers can find out more about this special offer by clicking HERE.
Running simultaneously to Fall Book Harvest will be a book-making workshop for children, hosted by writer-in-residence Caroline Adderson and illustrator Kathie Shoemaker.
“If you love children’s literature, then this is the place to be,” says CWILL President Pam Withers. “This is your chance to meet some of the most talented authors and illustrators in the country and to get personally autographed books, just in time for the holidays. Picture books, chapter books, young adult books—you’ll find them all at Fall Book Harvest.”
To date, the following authors and illustrators are scheduled to appear at Fall Book Harvest: Caroline Adderson, Becky Citra, Linda DeMeulemeester, Sandra Diersch, Lee Edward Födi, Diane Haynes, Robert Heidbreder, Shelley Hrdlitschka, Vi Hughes, Eileen Kernaghan, Duane Lawrence, Shula Klinger, Rae Mate, Gina McMurchy-Barber, Meomi (Vicki Wong & Michael Murphy), Oliver Neubert, Maxwell Newhouse, Lois J. Peterson, Audrey Pfitzenmaier, Kathryn E. Shoemaker, Joan Betty Stuchner, Irene N. Watts, Ann Walsh, John Wilson, Kari-Lynn Winters and Pam Withers.
Download the Fall Book Harvest Poster:
For more information about Fall Book Harvest, contact CWILL’s Media Officer, Lee Edward Födi, at firstname.lastname@example.org.