Category Archives: picture books

Family Sunday – Art Gallery of Greater Victoria – December 17th

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is honoured to welcome special guest Margriet Ruurs and the book Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey, which features the artwork of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr, to its next Family Sunday: December 17th, 2017 … Continue reading

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Dip into Ink Well Vancouver

Three Vancouver children’s writers have launched a new kid lit community called Ink Well Vancouver and they’re planning a series of workshops, master classes, and events. Their first offering is a six-week children’s writing workshop, ideal for anyone hoping to … 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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Booktalk on Stepping Stones by Margriet Ruurs: January 16th

The BC Literary Council and the Lower Mainland International Literacy Association have asked Margriet Ruurs to talk about her latest book, Stepping Stones, A Refugee Family’s Journey, in celebration of Family Literacy Day: Monday, January 16, 2017 Norma Rose Point … 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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Dianna Bonder: 2016 Illustrator in Residence at Edmonton Public Library

Artists of all ages and abilities are in for a treat as artist and children’s book illustrator Dianna Bonder takes up residence at the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) October 17 through November 10. The International Board on Books for Young … Continue reading

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