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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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Why you should shop for the holidays early this year . . .

Short answer: shipping and production issues = rising prices and limited stock. Plus: how you can help! Continue reading

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Writing Kids’ Books: The Inside Story

Did you miss CWILL BC’s big event about breaking into the kidlit industry? Well, fret no further! The event, hosted with the Vancouver Public Library, is now available for viewing! Just click HERE.

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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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Danielle R. Graham’s debut historical novel All We Left Behind

Human beings throughout history have always turned to art, music, philosophy and literature to understand and record our world. Art is how we process and document the human experience. And the arts are a source of hope during times of … Continue reading

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New release: The Guardians of Zoone by Lee Edward Fodi

Congratulations to Lee Edward Fodi on the release of The Guardians of Zoone (HarperCollinsPublishers, 2020), sequel to The Secret of Zoone: “Worlds of adventure await in this action-packed sequel to The Secret of Zoone, where it’s up to Ozzie Sparks, … Continue reading

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