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Join us for free kid activities at Word Vancouver

CWILL BC is excited to be participating in the Word Vancouver festival. Many of our members are appearing in events or as part of panels—in addition, we are leading several kid-focused events on Saturday, September 24 at the Surrey City Centre … Continue reading

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CWILLers at WORD Vancouver 2022 Festival!

The amazing folks at WORD Vancouver Festival have put together over a week of free literary programming this year and we’re celebrating with a giveaway! Enter to win a stack of books for kids by BC authors and illustrators for … Continue reading

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Featured CWILLer: Karen Hibbard

Here’s the next in our series of profiles on CWILL members. Hi, Karen! Please give us your quick bio.I am a freelance illustrator who draws on a long career as a visual artist. I studied fine arts at Guelph University … Continue reading

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Featured CWILLer: Claire Lordon

We have so many fantastic and talented members of CWILL that we have decided to start featuring them on our blog with some fun and quirky interviews. Today we’re talking with Claire Lordon!] Hi, Claire! Please give us your quick … Continue reading

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Literacy in the Environment (LITE)

Longtime CWILLer Vi Hughes shares with us some tips for incorporating early childhood-literacy into more child-friendly landscapes, as inspired by her project Literacy in the Environment (LITE). Continue reading

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All the Awards | 2021 Edition

Despite ongoing impacts to book launches and live events, CWILLers had another amazing year on the awards circuit in 2021.

We hope this list of notable and award-winning children’s books by BC authors and illustrators is helpful for teachers, librarians, and book lovers. You can also browse collections of BC books for kids by new release year, awards, set-in-BC/Canada, age range, and more on our Pinterest board.
2021 nominations, shortlists, and wins are listed in alphabetical order below. Continue reading

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