Category Archives: school visits

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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Dragon eggs in Bangkok

I brought my popular “Dragon Eggs” workshop to my time as writer-in-residence at ELC school in Bangkok. We had some challenges with this activity—the power in the entire school went out, making it rather difficult to use the hot glue … Continue reading

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