Category Archives: picture books

CWILL BC 2022 Releases

Our members (and their publishers!) have been hard at work this year. We’re proud to see over 50 titles (including a solid collection of sweet-and-spooky Halloween-ready books!) by BC authors and illustrators published across all juvenile age ranges and categories. Looking to add more quality kidlit to your shelves? Browse & Shop 2022 Releases on Pinterest
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Fall Festivals & Conferences 2022

We’re having a busy fall here at CWILL BC! If you missed Word Vancouver Festival, not to worry, there are plenty more awesome events coming up: Continue reading

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CWILLers at WORD Vancouver 2022 Festival!

The amazing folks at WORD Vancouver Festival have put together over a week of free literary programming this year and we’re celebrating with a giveaway! UPDATE: NOW CLOSED Congrats to our online and day-of prize winners Khatija, Mansoum, and Pamela! … Continue reading

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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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