Category Archives: non-fiction

Book Launches

You’re invited! If you’re in the Okanagan on October 20 or 24, I hope you’ll come by!

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Crwth Press Launch

Growing Up in Wild Horse Canyon by Karen Autio, illustrated by Loraine Kemp Isobel’s Stanley Cup by Kristin Butcher For more information, click Crwth Press Launch Party

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Marion Crook on 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up!

Marion Crook was a guest columnist for Writers’ Digest in January 2017 on 7 Ways to Make a Young Reader’s Hair Stand Up. Marion is the author of Writing for Children & Young Adults published by Self-Counsel Press as part … Continue reading

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Meet the Author: Caroline Adderson

On November 17th 2016, the incredibly talented Caroline Adderson gave a presentation at Christianne’s Lyceum on her new release Vancouver Vanishes. It was a call to anyone who lives in Vancouver to take more notice of the walls around them. … 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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WORD Vancouver: A free festival of reading and writing

Word Vancouver Inspiring Words. A free festival of reading and writing. Words, words, and more words will abound at various free events between September 21 and 25, all part of Word Vancouver; the big festival day happens on the 25th … Continue reading

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