Category Archives: picture books

All the Awards | 2021 Edition

Despite ongoing impacts to book launches and live events, CWILLers had another amazing year on the awards circuit in 2021.

We hope this list of notable and award-winning children’s books by BC authors and illustrators is helpful for teachers, librarians, and book lovers. You can also browse collections of BC books for kids by new release year, awards, set-in-BC/Canada, age range, and more on our Pinterest board.
2021 nominations, shortlists, and wins are listed in alphabetical order below. Continue reading

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World Read Aloud Day 2022

Join us on February 2, 2022 from 11-11:45 a.m. PST for a free virtual reading and Q&A in support of the 13th annual World Read Aloud Day and don’t forget to enter our giveaways OR book a free mini talk for your school, library or book group! Continue reading

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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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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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Jane Whittingham Storytime – October 19th, 2019

Join Jane Whittingham for a free storytime event featuring her picture books Wild One and Queenie Quail Can’t Keep Up! Saturday, October 19th | 10-11 am Circus Play Cafe 1650 East 12th Avenue | Vancouver For more information, see https://www.circusplaycafe.com/Continue reading

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Come hang out with Kidlit creators!

Kidlit lovers are invited to check out a fantastic fundraising event for the Vancouver Writers Festival: Kidlit, Craft Brews, and Canapes! Come hang out with Mariko Tamaki, Faith Eric Hicks, Ashley Spires (CWILL is proud to say that she is … Continue reading

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