We hope you’ll join fantastic local authors and illustrators Eva Campbell, Mary Elizabeth Nelson, Kari Jones, Robin Stevenson, Tom Ryan, John Wilson and Mark Zuehlke as they launch their new books this spring.
It’s an interesting question, with strong arguments on both sides. Would a gadget-free child be more creative, more imaginative, less distracted and socially more interactive? Or since technology is a reality of life, is it better for children to get used to it sooner rather than later? Read the full article from the Globe and Mail, and let us know what you think in the comments.
Sad news. Some U.S. scientists believe a killer whale that washed up off the coast of Washington last month might have been killed by a military explosion. The three-year-old female orca was a member of L-pod, a group that lives in waters off the coast of British Columbia during the summer months. They may not be our kin or kind, but we feel pretty close to them! For the full story, read the article from CBC.
Join authors Rosa Jordan, Matthew Hooton, Sarah N. Harvey and Mark Lavorato for an evening discussion on the art and challenges of storytelling. Full Event Details: 7:00pm, Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Cadboro Bay Books: 3840B Cadboro Bay Road, Victoria, BC For more information contact Cadboro Bay Books at 250.477.1421 or Brindle & Glass at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Friday treat! Author Tom Ryan’s first book, Way to Go, will be released this spring, and he has put together a fantastic vlog (video blog) documenting some of the surprises
Regular Orca blog readers may have noticed that things look a bit different around here. More to the point: all the posts written before February 2012 are gone! But don’t worry—they’ll be back soon. In February 2012, we rebuilt the Orca blog to spruce it up and make it more friendly for those readers who visit us on mobile devices. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be reposting popular content from previous years, but if there is a specific post you’re looking for, please email email@example.com and we’ll make sure it gets posted.