Category Archives: juvenile fiction

Can Write: Meet Norma Charles in Canadian Teacher

Margriet Ruurs interviewed Norma Charles in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of Canadian Teacher. The feature, Can Write: Meeting Canadian Writers and Illustrators of Children’s Books, asks: What inspires the writers of the books your students read? How does an illustrator … Continue reading

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Writing and Illustrating Kids’ Books: The Inside Story

Interested in writing and/or illustrating books for young readers? Join six professional children’s authors and illustrators to find out how they broke into this exciting field and built their careers. Ask questions and get practical information on: how to improve … Continue reading

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Wishes Come True at St. Francis Xavier

Over the past four years, Glen Huser has served as writer-in-residence for grade four classes in a series of pre-Christmas workshops at St. Francis Xavier Elementary in Vancouver. The students develop a story plan which involves deciding on a central … 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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Book Launch: Forest of Secrets & Carnival of Secrets

Linda DeMeulemeester will have her first official book launch at Book Warehouse – Main Street on November 1st 2016 celebrating: Forest of Secrets, Book Five in the Grim Hill series “When Cat and her friends are taken hostage and find … Continue reading

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Magical Animal Adoption Agency: The Missing Magic

This Saturday, October 22, Kallie George is celebrating the third and final Magical Animal Adoption Agency book The Missing Magic at the beautiful store, Collage Collage. When: 12-2, October 22, 2016 Where: Collage Collage, 3697 Main Street, Vancouver, BC There … Continue reading

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