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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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Oy Vey! Deadline approaching for funniest book award

The deadline for entries for the second bi-annual Joan Betty Stuchner — Oy Vey! — Funniest Children’ sBook Award is October 24, 2018 (AKA International BolognaDay). There are TWO prizes now! Please see below for details . . . Joan … Continue reading

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Tiffany Stone Book Launch – April 20th, 2018

Please join Tiffany Stone as she celebrates the launch of her brand-new picture book, Tree Song, published by Annick Press! When: Friday, April 20th, 2018, 7-9 pm Where: Christianne’s Lyceum of Literature and Art 3696 West 8th Avenue (at Alma) … Continue reading

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Silvana Goldemberg: Playing with Words, by Pam Withers

Growing up in Villaguay, Argentina, Silvana Goldemberg was surrounded by reading, writing, love and humour. Not only did her grandfather tell fun stories and her mother read books to the gathered family, but late into the night, Silvana could hear … Continue reading

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Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize 2018

Congratulations to BC Book Prizes finalists Norma Charles and Kallie George, who are shortlisted for the 2018 Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize! Runner: Harry Jerome, World’s Fastest Man by Norma Charles Publisher: Red Deer Press Harry Jerome is one … Continue reading

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Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature Honours Irene Watts and Kathryn Shoemaker

Following a successful re-launch in 2016, the Vine Awards for Jewish Literature honoured four Canadian writers on October 3rd, 2017 at the Park Hyatt in Toronto. Each of the winning authors at the luncheon was presented with a unique glass Vine Awards … Continue reading

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