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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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Literacy in the Environment (LITE)

Longtime CWILLer Vi Hughes shares with us some tips for incorporating early childhood-literacy into more child-friendly landscapes, as inspired by her project Literacy in the Environment (LITE). 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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Kah-Lan and the Stink-Ink Virtual Book Events

“Karen Autio has that great gift, which is to write a gripping story with a streamlined, yet richly specific vocabulary. I so enjoyed the physicality of Kah-Lan’s swimming and diving and grooming. This story of a young sea otter is … Continue reading

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Wishes Come True at St. Francis Xavier

Over the past four years, Glen Huser has served as writer-in-residence for grade four classes in a series of pre-Christmas workshops at St. Francis Xavier Elementary in Vancouver. The students develop a story plan which involves deciding on a central … Continue reading

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The Doorway to Adventure – November 2016

Lee Edward Fodi is working as a writer-in-residence at West Sechelt Elementary on the Sunshine Coast, working with two groups of students ranging from Grades 4-7. During four separate sessions, he is helping the students sculpt a fantasy story based … Continue reading

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