In 1999, ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation and Honda Canada created Family Literacy Day to encourage families to read and learn together. Thousands of Canadians take part in Family Literacy Day...Read more >
The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable has a gold medal line-up for 2010, including Authorfest 2010 and a breakfast with Jack Zipes .
Featuring Fiona Bayrock, Avis Harley, Nicola I....
The Great Number Rumble: A Story of Math in Surprising Places, written by Cora Lee and Gillian O’Reilly and illustrated by Virginia Gray (Annick Press), has been selected as the...Read more >
Last December the CCBC made a donation of books to the Lu’ma Native Housing Society Children’s Christmas Party in Vancouver. The children who attended the event had a visit with...Read more >
The Writers’ Union of Canada will be having a day-long symposium — Secure Footing in a Changing Literary Landscape — packed with information about the business of writing. This event...Read more >
“The Environmental Imagination and Children’s Literature” is a conference that will take place on March 5 and 6, 2010 at Trinity College, University of Toronto.
On the model of the 2007...Read more >
Organizers of the Telling Tales: A Family Festival of Stories have announced that the first annual festival raised $20,000 in funds to be donated to local Hamilton literacy projects.
The first...Read more >
Gillian O’Reilly, editor of Canadian Children’s Book News, attended the first TD National Reading Summit that was held on November 12 and 13 – the first step in developing a...Read more >
Attention: Children’s Book Publishers
The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is now accepting submissions for its four book awards. The submission deadline for all awards is December 18, 2009.
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Canadian writers, publishers, and readers were among the guests at this year’s 9th annual Writers’ Trust Awards event, held Nov. 24 at the Isabel Bader Theatre in Toronto, celebrating the...Read more >