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Nominations – 2019 Chocolate Lily Book Award

The Chocolate Lily Book Award is accepting submissions for 2019! Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018 Submission Criteria: Children’s book created by a BC author or illustrator. Authors and illustrators who have lived in BC for 3 out of the last … Continue reading

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Cozy Readings at Christianne’s Lyceum – Word Vancouver 2017

CWILL BC authors read to a crowd of pyjama-clad kids (and a few pyjama-clad parents, as well) at an event at Christianne’s Lyceum during Word Vancouver 2017. Kallie George won over readers with her Heartwood Hotel series. She even brought … Continue reading

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CWILL BC at Word Vancouver – September 24th, 2017

Join CWILL BC at Word Vancouver on Sunday, September 24th, 2017! Don’t miss our panel – Getting Started: Children’s Writers and Illustrators Discuss Getting Published – with Linda DeMeulemeester, Rachelle Delaney, Anita Miettunen, Beryl Young, Lee Edward Fodi, and Lori … Continue reading

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Finalists – Reading Lights 2018!

Reading Lights, a Vancouver Public Library and CWILL BC partnership project, celebrates the work of B.C. children’s book authors and illustrators and offers unexpected encounters with an array of stories for children and their families near parks, playgrounds, schools and … Continue reading

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Word Vancouver festival – Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Inspiring Words. A free festival of reading and writing. Between September 19 and 24 (six days!), a multitude of free reading and writing activities will take place at various locations and are all part of the Word Vancouver festival. The … Continue reading

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Reading: Big Blue Forever – September 16th, 2017

Anita Miettunen will be at UBC Bookstore reading from her new kids’ book, Big Blue Forever: The Story of Canada’s Largest Blue Whale Skeleton: Date & Time:  Saturday, September 16 from 1:00 to 1:30 pm Location:  UBC Bookstore, 6200 University Blvd. … Continue reading

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