Author Archives: KarenAutio

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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Science Literacy Week Book Fair and First Book Canada at WORD Vancouver

At the Vancouver Aquarium’s inaugural Science Literacy Week Book Fair on Saturday, September 26, three CWILL authors, Karen Autio, Maggie De Vries, and Alex Van Tol gave presentations. Here are only a portion of the 50 science- and ocean-themed books … Continue reading

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Sea Otter Dreams Come True

With my upcoming launch of Kah-Lan the Adventurous Sea Otter at the Vancouver Aquarium on September 26, I was invited to write a guest blog post on their Aquablog. Kah-Lan had its start at the Aquarium in 1985. Read on … Continue reading

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Kah-Lan, the Adventurous Sea Otter Book Launches

Come celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Week, Science Literacy Week, and the launch of children’s author Karen Autio’s new book! Kah-Lan, the Adventurous Sea Otter The heroic travels of two dynamic and realistic sea otter characters are a wonderful introduction to … Continue reading

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BC-Created Books Set in BC Locations

Have you ever wondered if there’s a children’s book set in Bella Coola, BC? Or a book for young adults set in Kaslo, BC? To learn about BC-created books set in locations all around BC, check out the newly expanded … Continue reading

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Books with BC Settings – Update

I’ve added new books to the books with BC settings list. Check out the list here. You’ll notice the list is now titled “BC-Created Books Set in BC Locations” to reflect both BC-authored and BC-illustrated books. Happy BC reading! Karen … Continue reading

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