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Norma Charles makes news with Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man

CWILL’s own Norma Charles was interviewed by the North Shore News about her book Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man. The interview by Jeremy Shepherd, entitled Harry Jerome runs into YA novel territory, appeared online February 5, 2019 – just in … Continue reading

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Annie Bourret Book Launch – January 31st, 2019

Congratulations to Annie Bourret, linguist and translator, on her sixth book, Pour l’humour du français. Brefs essais techniques, patraques ou loufoques, which will be launched this Thursday, January 31st, at UBC Robson Square in Vancouver, room C575, at 7 pm. It … Continue reading

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School Presentation Hints from CWILLers for CWILLers!

Getting school bookings requires a business approach! “If teachers are going to spend their school’s precious PAC money on bringing you in, they want to know you’ll be worth it. Put together your presentation, then prepare a brochure or information … Continue reading

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Children’s Literature Roundtables’ 2018 Information Book Awards

On January 30th, 2019, the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable will honour award-winning authors Monique Gray Smith and Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Winner of the Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada 2018 Information Book Award: Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, by … Continue reading

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Ink Well Vancouver Workshops – Spring 2019

Registration is now open for Ink Well Vancouver’s spring 2019 Working Writer Series: The Voice: Kidlit Edition Saturday January 26, 9:15 to 11:45 am Location: Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (2305 W 7th Ave, Vancouver) Harriet the Spy. Adrian Mole. Even Mo … Continue reading

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Kidsbooks champions CWILL at CBC’s 2018 Food Bank Day

Phyllis Simon of Kidsbooks kindly donated three bags of books to CBC Vancouver’s 2018 Open House & Food Bank Day on Friday, December 7th! The bags, each worth $200, were grouped for: 1) Babies and preschoolers; 2) Elementary school kids, … Continue reading

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