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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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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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