Tag Archives: Ellen Schwartz

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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Are you interested in writing or illustrating books for young readers?

Then we’ve got the event for you! CWILL BC is partnering with the Vancouver Public Library to put on a FREE event for the public. Join seven professional children’s authors and illustrators to find out how they broke into this … Continue reading

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Book Launch: The Princess Dolls

Join author Ellen Schwartz as she celebrates the release of her latest book, The Princess Dolls. When: 1:30 pm, Saturday, December 1, 2018 Where: Nikkei National Museum, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC Ellen and illustrator Mariko Ando will have a table … Continue reading

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Heart of a Champion

Ellen Schwartz has done it again! In her new book Heart of a Champion (Tundra Books), Schwartz weaves the compelling tale of a young Japanese-Canadian child’s dreams to become a baseball player, against persecution and racism of the time. This … Continue reading

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

Irene N. Watts has two books out, Touched by Fire and ESCAPE FROM BERLIN, Tundra Books. Tradewind books has sold rights for NO PETS ALLOWED to Brazil. Pam Withers has had a second young-adult adventure novel accepted by Tundra Books. … Continue reading

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Starting Points: Ellen Schwartz discussing Avalanche Dance

An ongoing series wherein CWILL BC writers and illustrators connect a picture or an item to one of their books. These toe slippers were my prized possession in grade 9. I had been taking ballet lessons in New York City, … Continue reading

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