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Join the launch of the Jigsaw Puzzle King

Gina McMurchy-Barber is launching her latest book, The Jigsaw Puzzle King!   Sunday January 19 @ 2:30 pm Guildford Library 10105 – 105 Ave, Surrey   Everyone welcome! The library is easy to get to from Hwy 1, or Skytrain … Continue reading

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Writing & Illustrating Kids Books: The Inside Story

Interested in writing or illustrating books for young readers? Join six professional children’s authors and illustrators at this FREE event at the Vancouver Public Library to find out how they broke into this exciting and competitive field and built their … Continue reading

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Salon du livre de Vancouver – 26 au 28 avril 2019

All of you who read, write or understand French might be interested in the Salon du livre de Vancouver – a cross between a book fair and writers’ festival – coming up this week-end. This three day salon is entirely … Continue reading

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Norma Charles makes news with Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man

CWILL’s own Norma Charles was interviewed by the North Shore News about her book Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man. The interview by Jeremy Shepherd, entitled Harry Jerome runs into YA novel territory, appeared online February 5, 2019 – just in … Continue reading

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Children’s Literature Roundtables’ 2018 Information Book Awards

On January 30th, 2019, the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable will honour award-winning authors Monique Gray Smith and Tanya Lloyd Kyi. Winner of the Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada 2018 Information Book Award: Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, by … Continue reading

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Kidsbooks champions CWILL at CBC’s 2018 Food Bank Day

Phyllis Simon of Kidsbooks kindly donated three bags of books to CBC Vancouver’s 2018 Open House & Food Bank Day on Friday, December 7th! The bags, each worth $200, were grouped for: 1) Babies and preschoolers; 2) Elementary school kids, … Continue reading

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