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A writer from a tender age: Kallie George, by Pam Withers

It may have started with a houseguest who happened to be a children’s writer. Kallie George was five years old when she shyly spied on the family friend creating a children’s book. Or it may have been her indulgent father … Continue reading

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Nominations – 2019 Chocolate Lily Book Award

The Chocolate Lily Book Award is accepting submissions for 2019! Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018 Submission Criteria: Children’s book created by a BC author or illustrator. Authors and illustrators who have lived in BC for 3 out of the last … Continue reading

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VCLR Illustrator’s Breakfast – October 14th, 2017

Binky the Space Cat? Small Saul? Yup, Ashley Spires is coming to breakfast! What’s the most magnificent thing you can do on Saturday, October 14th? Join us for the Annual Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable (VCLR) Illustrator’s Breakfast featuring Ashley Spires: … Continue reading

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Cozy Readings at Christianne’s Lyceum – Word Vancouver 2017

CWILL BC authors read to a crowd of pyjama-clad kids (and a few pyjama-clad parents, as well) at an event at Christianne’s Lyceum during Word Vancouver 2017. Kallie George won over readers with her Heartwood Hotel series. She even brought … Continue reading

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Word Vancouver 2017 – Journeys of the Imagination

Throngs of literature lovers pressed into tents and crowded the streets around the Central Branch of the Vancouver Public Library Sunday to catch a glimpse of or hear a word from their often unseen heroes and heroines. These heroes were … Continue reading

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CWILL BC at Word Vancouver – September 24th, 2017

Join CWILL BC at Word Vancouver on Sunday, September 24th, 2017! Don’t miss our panel – Getting Started: Children’s Writers and Illustrators Discuss Getting Published – with Linda DeMeulemeester, Rachelle Delaney, Anita Miettunen, Beryl Young, Lee Edward Fodi, and Lori … Continue reading

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