We have not one, but TWO great events on November 5th, 2014. One in Toronto and one in Vancouver, so pick the city closest to you!
You’re invited to the launch of An Armadillo in Paris by Julie Kraulis! Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Where:Cafe Plenty Address: 250 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M5T 2Z5 Telephone: 416-585-7842 When: 6:00-8:00 PM RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
See what readers are saying about An Armadillo in Paris:
“Lovely oil and graphite illustrations done in a muted color palette capture the famous landmarks and romantic ambiance of the city. Arlo’s adventure is delightful, and the story is told in both narration and excerpts from Augustin’s journal. A page of facts about the Iron Lady is appended. A good purchase for a library collection in need of picture books about various locations around the world.” – School Library Journal
“At first I thought I loved An Armadillo in Paris because I’m a Francophile. After a second read, I realized that the illustrations make you feel as though you’re walking along the banks of the Seine and viewing all of the famous Parisian landmarks alongside Arlo. Upon a third read, which is when I started ‘reading like a writer,’ I discovered the richness of the text: both the journal entries and the narrative…. This unique structure appealed to me as a reader and had me dipping back into the text for multiple reads.” – Two Writing Teachers
You’re invited to the launch of Edie’s Ensembles by Ashley Spires! Date: Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Where:Kidsbooks Address: 3083 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6K 2G9 Telephone: 604-738-5335 When: 7:00 PM
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See what readers are saying about Edie’s Ensembles:
“A heartwarming tale of self-discovery and friendship.” – Kirkus Reviews
“… a vibrant tale of friendship and self-esteem, brimming with outrageous outfits and earnest characters. Kids will love the detail in Spires’s digitally-rendered illustrations … Edie’s Ensembles is a tale that will resonate with kids who like to dress up, and those who—like Edie—seek true connections.” – Readerly
The Vancouver Writers Fest turns reading into a community experience, bringing people together to share thoughts, explore ideas, and witness brilliant conversations.
Eric Walters’ young adult novels have won numerous awards, including the Silver Birch, Blue Heron, Red Maple, Snow Willow and Ruth Schwartz Awards, and have received honours from UNESCO’s international award for literature in the service of tolerance. His most recent book is My Name is Blessing.
Stories in Good Company Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – 1:00pm – 2:00pm
$17 / $8.50 for school groups
Suitable for grades K–3
Veteran children’s author Eric Walters has written more than 80 books that have won more than 100 awards, so you’re in for an afternoon of great storytelling and creative genius. Walters’ newest story, My Name Is Blessing, follows a young Kenyan boy whose disability turns out to be a blessing. He teams up with two other Canadian children’s authors, Dan Bar-el and Ashely Spires, who will entertain with stories about Binky the cat, who plots an escape from the vet, and Crispin, the scaly dragon who can’t even light his own birthday candles. Come and enjoy an hour in the company of good stories for the young.