Category Archives: picture books

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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Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey

  Join Margriet Ruurs on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2:30 – 4:30, at the Central Branch of the Victoria Library, Community Room, 735 Broughton Street to celebrate with her as she launches her latest picture book: STEPPING STONES A Refugee Family’s Journey. The … 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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