Category Archives: information books

Starting Points: Gillian Richardson discussing 10 Plants That Shook the World

An ongoing series wherein CWILL BC writers and illustrators connect a picture or an item to one of their books. Believe it or not….the thing in the photo above is a gold mine! Hmmm…don’t believe it? What do you think … Continue reading

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2011 Information Book Awards

Congratulations to CWILL BC’s own Tanya Lloyd Kyi for winning this year’s Information Book Awards with her book 50 Burning Questions.   The honour book is Fatty Legs, by Christy Jordan-Fenton and Margaret Pokiak-Fenton. Both books are published by Annick Press. Another … Continue reading

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In the Spotlight

Elizabeth Shefrin‘s cover illustration for the book Once Upon a Bathtime, written by Vi Hughes, has been selected by the Toronto Public Library for their Osborne Collection of Early Children’s Books. This is a collection of notable books, recognized for … Continue reading

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Celebrate Science!

Celebrate Science! A Festival of BC Science Writers for Kids and Teens takes place in the wonderful Beaty Biodiversity Museum at the University of British Columbia on September 24, 2011 (8:30-12:30 p.m.) A fundraiser in support of the work of … Continue reading

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Making Headlines

Here are some new reviews and honours garnered by CWILL BC members: A look at Watch Me Grow, by Deborah Hodge, appeared in the Globe and Mail. A review of 50 Poisonous Questions, by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, appeared in CM … Continue reading

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Drum Roll, Please…

Fiona Bayrock‘s nonfiction title Bubble Homes and Fish Farts has won the 2010-2011 Pennsylvania Keystone to Reading Award. This is one of those awards for which kids throughout the state read and vote on books shortlisted by the state reading … Continue reading

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