Tag Archives: Vancouver Public Library

Writing and Illustrating Kids’ Books: The Inside Story

Interested in writing and/or illustrating books for young readers? Join six professional children’s authors and illustrators to find out how they broke into this exciting field and built their careers. Ask questions and get practical information on: how to improve … Continue reading

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Reading Lights Phase 2 is here!

CWILL BC is pleased to announce that the books for Phase 2 of the Reading Lights project have been chosen. Reading Lights is a program in which plaques featuring children’s books by BC authors and illustrators are installed on lamp … Continue reading

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Calling BC Writers and Illustrators

            Do you write stories or poems for children 12 years and younger? Would you like them to be featured under a Reading Light? Have look at the Reading Lights installed this year. (Ashley Spires … Continue reading

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CWILL BC/VPL Writing & Illustrating Kids’ Books 2016

  (print-sized posters, and every size in between, are available for download here in colour and black and white) The annual CWILL BC/VPL Writing & Illustrating Kids’ Books panel is coming up on Monday February 29 , 2016 from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at the Vancouver Public … Continue reading

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The Reading Lights are on!

Written by Vi Hughes Reading Lights, CWILL’s collaborative project with the Vancouver Public Library was officially launched on Family Literacy Day, Wednesday, January 27, with many of the participating authors and illustrators in attendance. Excerpts from stories and poems by … Continue reading

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Science Literacy Week Book Fair and First Book Canada at WORD Vancouver

At the Vancouver Aquarium’s inaugural Science Literacy Week Book Fair on Saturday, September 26, three CWILL authors, Karen Autio, Maggie De Vries, and Alex Van Tol gave presentations. Here are only a portion of the 50 science- and ocean-themed books … Continue reading

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