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Shortlisted CWILL authors & illustrators: BC Book Prizes

Congratulations to CWILL’s BC Book Prizes 2017 finalists! Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize presented to the best illustrated book written for children: Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr, Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey (Orca Book Publishers) Sheila … Continue reading

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A Celebration of BC’s Best

On January 21, 2015, some of BC’s finest authors and illustrators gathered at to meet, mingle, and celebrate local talent. This was a joint event between the Children’s Literature Roundtable and CWILL BC. It took place at the beautiful Creekside … Continue reading

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BC BOOK PRIZE GALA

On Saturday, May 3rd, the 30th annual Lieutenant Governor’s BC Book Prizes Gala was held at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel. Four tables were commandeered by CWILL members and Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable members, in part to celebrate children’s author, … Continue reading

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Book of the Year Contenders

Three CWILL BC writers have made the Canadian Library Association’s shortlist for 2013 Book of the Year for Children. Caroline Adderson for Middle of Nowhere (Groundwood); Susin Nielsen for The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen (Tundra); and, Kit Pearson … Continue reading

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Island Time

Kit Pearson, award-winning children’s author and CWILL BC member, will discuss her new books, The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth, and talk about her life as an author at the next Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable on Monday, January … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lily Nominees…

Congratulations to the following authors and illustrators for their 2012–2013 Chocolate Lily nominations! Chapter Book Nominees (Grade 3 – Grade 5) Ghosts of the Titanic by Julie Lawson Encore Edie by Annabel Lyon That Fatal Night by Sarah Ellis The … Continue reading

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