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CWILLers at WORD Vancouver 2022 Festival!

The amazing folks at WORD Vancouver Festival have put together over a week of free literary programming this year and we’re celebrating with a giveaway! Enter to win a stack of books for kids by BC authors and illustrators for … 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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Dianna Bonder: 2016 Illustrator in Residence at Edmonton Public Library

Artists of all ages and abilities are in for a treat as artist and children’s book illustrator Dianna Bonder takes up residence at the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) October 17 through November 10. The International Board on Books for Young … Continue reading

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I entered a paradise today as I started my writer-in-residence at ELC school in Bangkok, Thailand. Many of the buildings on the school grounds are traditional Thai houses, including the library. These houses are built on stilts. Traditionally, livestock would … Continue reading

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Read a Story, Share a Book!

On May 8, 2012, Brian Deines, TD Canadian Children’s Book Week Touring Author, and Nancy Hundal, BC author and educator, will talk about the art of the picture book and the special relationships that exist between reader, story, and pictures. … Continue reading

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Authors agree, the best stories often spring from messy beginnings

To celebrate the release of my new chapter book, Mystery of the Missing Luck, I’ve been going on a virtual book tour, doing guest posts on several blogs (including the blogs of CWILL members kc dyer and Tanya Lloyd Kyi). … Continue reading

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