Category Archives: literacy

Literacy in the Environment (LITE)

Longtime CWILLer Vi Hughes shares with us some tips for incorporating early childhood-literacy into more child-friendly landscapes, as inspired by her project Literacy in the Environment (LITE). Continue reading

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World Read Aloud Day 2022

Join us on February 2, 2022 from 11-11:45 a.m. PST for a free virtual reading and Q&A in support of the 13th annual World Read Aloud Day and don’t forget to enter our giveaways OR book a free mini talk for your school, library or book group! Continue reading

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With the right type of story, boys—yes, boys—will get into reading, challenging the stereotype: YA author Pam Withers tells how

By Melanie Jackson The boy sits, a book in his lap. His gaze is turned away. He’s daydreaming. He’s a sculpture by Giulio Monteverde (1837–1917), in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Monteverde named him Young Columbus, the implication being that the dry text … 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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Join local authors & illustrators at Word Vancouver literary festival

It’s the 25th anniversary of the Word Vancouver festival and many CWILL members will be on hand at the children’s stage to help celebrate. Word Vancouver is a FREE literary event, so come join your fellow book lovers at the … Continue reading

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Announcing the annual Illustrator’s Breakfast of 2019

The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable (VCLR) has just announced its annual  Children’s Illustrator Breakfast—mark your calendar for November 16th! A tribute to an acclaimed children’s book editor This year’s breakfast is a tribute to Sheila Barry. The program will include tributes … Continue reading

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