Author Archives: KarenAutio

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 … Continue reading

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Book Launches

You’re invited! If you’re in the Okanagan on October 20 or 24, I hope you’ll come by!

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Crwth Press Launch

Growing Up in Wild Horse Canyon by Karen Autio, illustrated by Loraine Kemp Isobel’s Stanley Cup by Kristin Butcher For more information, click Crwth Press Launch Party

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Review of Writing for Children and Young Adults (Updated 3rd Edition)

Writing for Children and Young Adults (3rd Edition) writing resource by Marion Crook inspires, educates, and motivates Continue reading

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Kah-Lan wins Word Award

CWILL member Karen Autio has won the national 2016 Word Award for best children’s novel for Kah-Lan the Adventurous Sea Otter illustrated by Sheena Lott and published by Sono Nis Press. Karen is the acclaimed author of a trilogy of … Continue reading

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Reading BC Books

CWILL BC’s list of set-in-BC children’s and young adult books is newly updated and posted here. You’ll find stories set everywhere from Sooke to Barkerville to Smithers. Happy reading!

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