Launching Baygirl

A guest post from Heather Smith about planning her first book launch and incorporating Maritime culture into an event held in Ontario   Objects can be launched in many different ways. They can be thrown, flung, shot, hurled, even catapulted, all with varying degrees of force.  But when it came …

Celebrate the Moon Festival with the sweet taste of Mooncakes!

On Sunday September 22nd, join in the celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver. There will be activities, games, delicious treats, and a book reading from Orca’s very own Loretta Seto, author of the enchanting picturebook, Mooncakes. And yes, there will even …