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Shortlisted CWILL authors & illustrators: BC Book Prizes

Congratulations to CWILL’s BC Book Prizes 2017 finalists! Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize presented to the best illustrated book written for children: Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr, Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey (Orca Book Publishers) Sheila … Continue reading

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Nancy Hundal / Danielle S. Marcotte book launch

In March, Danielle S. Marcotte will team up with Nancy Hundal to launch the French versions of their new books. The event will be in French, at the Le Centre Culturel Francophone de Vancouver, free and open to everyone. Cake … Continue reading

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COMEDY NIGHT for Reading Lights: February 23, 2017

Vi Hughes, Kathie Shoemaker, Kelly Zirnhelt, and Lenka Misikova invite you to: COMEDY NIGHT for Reading Lights Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 6 – 9 pm The Studio | 919 Granville street, Vancouver Please join us for a fun night … Continue reading

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Serendipity 2017: March 4 at UBC

Serendipity 2017: From Beginning to End (Life, Death, and Everything In Between) Jeremy Tankard  |  Jennifer A. Nielsen | Martha Brockenbrough Serendipity 2017 looks to the stages of development between childhood and teenage years, from the humorous antics of Jeremy … Continue reading

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Haiku Secrets at Historic Joy Kogawa House

On February 25, Jacquie Pearce will give a Haiku Secrets workshop at Historic Joy Kogawa House. In the workshop, Jacquie will teach people about writing haiku (including debunking the idea that a haiku poem needs to be 5-7-5 syllables long … Continue reading

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Can Write: Meet Norma Charles in Canadian Teacher

Margriet Ruurs interviewed Norma Charles in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of Canadian Teacher. The feature, Can Write: Meeting Canadian Writers and Illustrators of Children’s Books, asks: What inspires the writers of the books your students read? How does an illustrator … Continue reading

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