Kah-Lan and the Stink-Ink Virtual Book Events

“Karen Autio has that great gift, which is to write a gripping story with a streamlined, yet richly specific vocabulary. I so enjoyed the physicality of Kah-Lan’s swimming and diving and grooming. This story of a young sea otter is also full of dangerous moments, which is realistic, and this makes for a real page-turner… with end-of-chapter cliff-hangers kids love!.”
Caroline Woodward, lighthouse keeper and author of ten books for adults and children including A West Coast Summer and Light Years: Memoir of a Modern Lighthouse Keeper

The virtual launch of Karen Autio’s new chapter book Kah-Lan and the Stink-Ink will be hosted by the Vancouver Aquarium on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Emma Pedersen (illustrator) and Lindsaye Akhurst (Manager, Marine Mammal Rescue Centre) will join Karen to present and answer questions. It’s free and child-friendly. And it’s Sea Otter Awareness Week and Science Literacy Week! Register here:

Sea Otter Talk

Emma and Karen will also be doing a virtual book talk “All About Otters” hosted by the Vancouver Maritime Museum on Thursday, September 24. It’s child-friendly and free but they need you to register so they can send you the link:

Their publisher Crwth Press is doing a giving campaign until Oct 15, donating 40% of website sales to a non-profit related to the content of each Crwth Press book. For the Kah-Lan book it’s the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre:

To see the rest of the Crwth Press books and organizations being supported:

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