Category Archives: books/writing

Announcing the 2021 shortlist for The Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey— Funniest Children Book award

It’s April 1, but this is no joke! The Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’s Book Award committee has a very serious announcement to make: our jury has finally stopped laughing long enough to tell us which … Continue reading

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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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Danielle R. Graham’s debut historical novel All We Left Behind

Human beings throughout history have always turned to art, music, philosophy and literature to understand and record our world. Art is how we process and document the human experience. And the arts are a source of hope during times of … Continue reading

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New release: The Guardians of Zoone by Lee Edward Fodi

Congratulations to Lee Edward Fodi on the release of The Guardians of Zoone (HarperCollinsPublishers, 2020), sequel to The Secret of Zoone: “Worlds of adventure await in this action-packed sequel to The Secret of Zoone, where it’s up to Ozzie Sparks, … Continue reading

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Writing & Illustrating Kids Books: The Inside Story

Interested in writing or illustrating books for young readers? Join six professional children’s authors and illustrators at this FREE event at the Vancouver Public Library to find out how they broke into this exciting and competitive field and built their … Continue reading

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Holman Wang – A Morning of Cozy Classics – Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Join Holman Wang as he shares his artistic journey from the classics to Star Wars to his new picture books, and how he balances a legal practice with making books. It’s on pay-what-you-can Saturday, so it’s free if you want … Continue reading

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