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Shortlisted CWILL authors & illustrators: BC Book Prizes

Congratulations to CWILL’s BC Book Prizes 2017 finalists! Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize presented to the best illustrated book written for children: Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr, Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey (Orca Book Publishers) Sheila … Continue reading

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Children’s Literature Roundtables’ 2016 Information Book Award

The winner of the 2016 Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada’s Information Book Award is West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet, written by Deborah Hodge and illustrated by Karen Reczuch (Groundwood, 2015). “This stunning nature alphabet book explores the fascinating ecosystem … Continue reading

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25th anniversary – White Jade Tiger

To celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of Julie Lawson’s White Jade Tiger, Dundurn is publishing a new edition — complete with a new cover. The text also got a makeover. Julie reread the text with a ruthless editor’s eye, correcting … Continue reading

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2017 Forest of Reading

Wow! Congratulations to all the fabulous nominees for the 2017 Ontario Forest of Reading awards! I’m honored and thrilled to be twice nominated this year: Stanley at Sea for the Blue Spruce Award and Seven Dead Pirates for the Silver … Continue reading

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CWILL Fiction Authors Shortlisted for 2016-2017 Red Cedar

Seven Dead Pirates, by Linda Bailey The Summer We Saved the Bees, by Robin Stevenson Shot in the Dark, by Janet M. Whyte

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CWILL Information Book Authors Shortlisted for 2016-2017 Red Cedar

DNA Detective, by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, illustrations by Lil Crump Trash Talk: Moving toward a zero-waste world, by Michelle Mulder What’s the Buzz? Keeping bees in flight, by Merrie-Ellen Wilcox

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