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Oy Vey! We have a winner!

The Oy Vey! Committee is thrilled to announce that the Joan Betty Stuchner Oy Vey! Funniest Children’s Book Award for 2015-2016 goes to Rolli for his charming and hilarious book about a cave girl who lives in a cave on … Continue reading

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16th Annual Chocolate Lily Award nominees

Congratulations to all authors, illustrators, and publishers whose submissions were shortlisted for the 16th Annual Chocolate Lily Book Awards! The lists for all categories – Novels, Chapter Books and Picture Books – are posted on the Chocolate Lily website: http://www.chocolatelilyawards.com/ Picture Book Nominees … Continue reading

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Oy Vey Comedy Night – June 20th, 2017

The winner of the first Joan Betty Stuchner Oy Vey Award for the Funniest Canadian Children’s Book will be announced at Oy Vey Comedy Night: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 | 7-9 pm Cottage Bistro 4470 Main Street, Vancouver The evening is FREE! Wine, … Continue reading

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The Joan Betty Stuchner – Oy Vey! – Funniest Children’s Book Award

Oy Vey! The Joan Betty Stuchner – Oy Vey! – Funniest Children’s Book Award committee has finally stopped laughing long enough to release this hilarious news. We have a shortlist! We received fifty very funny books, but these five kept … Continue reading

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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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