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Kah-Lan and the Stink-Ink Virtual Book Events

“Karen Autio has that great gift, which is to write a gripping story with a streamlined, yet richly specific vocabulary. I so enjoyed the physicality of Kah-Lan’s swimming and diving and grooming. This story of a young sea otter is … Continue reading

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Wishes Come True at St. Francis Xavier

Over the past four years, Glen Huser has served as writer-in-residence for grade four classes in a series of pre-Christmas workshops at St. Francis Xavier Elementary in Vancouver. The students develop a story plan which involves deciding on a central … Continue reading

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START THE PRESSES! – The latest news from CWILL BC writers and illustrators

CWILL Member News for March 2014 Karen Autio’s first picture book GROWING UP IN WILD HORSE CANYON has been accepted for publication by Sono Nis Press. Karen’s Vancouver Island book tour is set for April 7-11, 2014. In her school … Continue reading

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CWILL BC and Books For Me!

CWILL BC has recently partnered with Books for Me!, a charity which collects books from schools, families, community, and business organizations and distributes these books to children who need them. In early January, Books for Me! was able to bring … Continue reading

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Dianna Bonder Reading at Capilano University’s KinderText Series

The 2013 KinderText Reading series commences on April 11th with a reading by CWILL BC author and illustrator Dianna Bonder. This is a free event and children of all ages are welcome! Reading and Q&A Capilano University LIB 321, 2:30 … Continue reading

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From Salt Spring, via Skype

If you’re a teacher or librarian, check out Margriet Ruur’s article in Canadian Teacher magazine to learn more about bringing experts to the classroom via Skype. Margriet also has two articles in the magazine’s most recent issue: an interview with … Continue reading

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