Category Archives: picture books

Announcing the annual Illustrator’s Breakfast of 2019

The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable (VCLR) has just announced its annual  Children’s Illustrator Breakfast—mark your calendar for November 16th! A tribute to an acclaimed children’s book editor This year’s breakfast is a tribute to Sheila Barry. The program will include tributes … Continue reading

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Orca Launches New Spring Books – May 8th, 2019

Robin Stevenson is launching two books this Spring: a board book, PRIDE COLORS, and a book of teen non-fiction, MY BODY MY CHOICE: THE FIGHT FOR ABORTION RIGHTS. Robin is celebrating with four other Orca authors: Alex Van Tol, Sean … Continue reading

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Book launch: Cooking with Bear – April 11th, 2019

Lisa Cinar and Deborah Hodge are having a Kidsbooks launch on April 11 to celebrate their new book, Cooking with Bear, a combination cookbook and story for young children. They’d love to have you join them to celebrate! Thursday, April … Continue reading

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Oy Vey! Announcing the short list for the funniest children’s book award!

The Joan Betty Stuchner—Oy Vey!—Funniest Children’s Book Award committee has finally stopped laughing long enough to release this hilarious news: they have a shortlist! The received 60 very funny books, which kept the jury the most “buckled over with guffaws, … Continue reading

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Holman Wang’s BT shout-out & book launch – April 2nd, 2019

Congratulations to Holman Wang, who got a shout-out on Citytv’s Breakfast Television under the headline Vancouver artist’s textile twist: https://preview.msn.com/en-ca/news/crimeincanada/vancouver-artists-textile-twist/vi-BBV7pUJ Join Holman as he launches his new picture books, Great Job, Mom! and Great Job, Dad!, at Kidsbooks on: Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Danielle Marcotte to launch her new French language book

Author Danielle Marcotte is launching her new book, Capri, la Petite Antilope des Prairies, with two separate events. Quand?: Vendredi 22 Mars 2019, 14h30 Où?: Centre culturel Royer de Ponteix, Saskatchewan Les Auvergnois Tout le monde et invité! When: Friday, … Continue reading

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