Tag Archives: picture books

Why you should shop for the holidays early this year . . .

Short answer: shipping and production issues = rising prices and limited stock. Plus: how you can help! Continue reading

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Danielle Marcotte to launch her new French language book

Author Danielle Marcotte is launching her new book, Capri, la Petite Antilope des Prairies, with two separate events. Quand?: Vendredi 22 Mars 2019, 14h30 Où?: Centre culturel Royer de Ponteix, Saskatchewan Les Auvergnois Tout le monde et invité! When: Friday, … Continue reading

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Best Books for Kids & Teens by CWILL members

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre has just released the fall edition of its “Best Books for Kids & Teens” and the pages are filled with works from many CWILL authors and illustrators. CWILL members who had books selected are listed below, … Continue reading

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Starting Points: Dan Bar-el discussing A Fish Named Glub

An ongoing series wherein CWILL BC writers and illustrators connect a picture or an item to one of their books. I confess that the photo above isn’t an actual one but rather a cheaply made composite, a re-enactment, as it … Continue reading

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Imagined Controversies: Black and Bittern Was Night by Robert Heidbreder

An ongoing series wherein totally make-believe persons voice their totally fake concerns regarding totally real books written by CWILL BC writers. Dear Mr. Writer Hideabreeder, You call this a Hallowe’en book! True, it may be written in a jibberish spooky … Continue reading

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My picture book escape: inspired by fall leaves and history

I’ve always loved picture books, and I’ve always loved history. My first published book for children, The Reunion, started out as a picture book story set on Vancouver Island during WW II, which my editor asked me to expand into … Continue reading

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