Category Archives: book trailers

Make a simple book trailer

Written by Pam Withers Author of 19 young-adult adventure novels, We all know that book trailers are the latest thing. They boost book sales, impress publishers (as long as they look professional) and connect with audiences (especially young audiences). … Continue reading

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Animated trailer for CWILL BC event

CWILL BC poets Robert Heidbreder and Tiffany Stone will be presenting at a joint Roundtable and CWILL BC event called Poetry Please on November 22, 2013. I made this animated video using the art of illustrator Lori Joy Smith (with … Continue reading

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Sound in the book trailer

Many picturebook trailers are little masterpieces. I’ve noticed that what often distinguishes the professional picturebook trailer from the amateur one is sound, including great music and professionally recorded narration by real performers. I find it remarkable that the animation technique … Continue reading

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Karen Autio’s latest book: Sabotage (Watch the trailer!)

Karen Autio, seen with fellow CWILL member, Rie Charles, at Hooked on Books during the Penticton Outdoor Market on Saturday. Listen to Karen talk about Sabotage here: Listen to Karen’s CBC radio interview here:

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Book trailer fun

Two CWILL BC members have recently released book trailers. Cynthia Nugent’s is an animated voyage: And here’s one from Carol Anne Shaw, for middle-grade viewers: Carol’s book Hannah and the Salish Sea is coming out in just a couple weeks … Continue reading

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More Book Trailer Heaven

I’ve posted links to children’s book trailers before on this blog and couldn’t resist adding this one for Lemony Snicket’s new book, Who could that be at this hour? I love animated children’s book trailers. They often use simple cut-out … Continue reading

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