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Victoria Times Colonist’s favourite picture books of 2015

December 22nd, 2015

“I often don’t like kids’ books that are too obviously tackling a particular social issue… By “issue” books, incidentally, I don’t mean stories with a message. Good stories often have a moral or message, and in the best ones, it never feels forced… Here are a few of my top picks for 2015 out of […]

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A Brush Full of Colour in Victoria

December 4th, 2014

This week Margriet Ruurs and Katherine Gibson travelled to Victoria, British Columbia, to present A Brush Full of Colour: The World of Ted Harrison at the Saanich Centennial Branch of the Greater Victoria Public Library. The event was organized jointly by the Victoria Children’s Literature Roundtable and Schoolhouse Teaching Supplies, under the able leadership of […]

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When Emily Carr Met Woo “will delight children and adults alike”—CM Magazine

September 19th, 2014

“…Dean Griffiths brings Woo and Emily to life with mixed-media paintings. Illustrating the story of another artist must surely be an intimidating task, but Griffiths captures Carr’s emotions clearly. Anyone who has visited Victoria will happily recognize some landmarks that Griffiths deftly includes. When Emily Carr Met Woo will appeal to children who love animals, […]

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