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Two Orca titles nominated for the Chocolate Lily Award

Big congratulations to the Orca authors and illustrators who have been nominated for the 2012/2013 Chocolate Lily Picture Book Award! Every year, children in grades K to 8 from across British Columbia are invited to read books from the nominated list of BC picture books and novels, and vote for their favorite.   Andrea Spalding and Pascal …

Director of Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute “buzzing” about Nicholas Read’s City Critters

Nicholas Read’s new Spring 2012 title, City Critters: Wildlife in the Urban Jungle, was mentioned in this week’s “Culture Vultures” recommendations list in the Chicago Reader! In the column, Seth Magle, director of the Lincoln Park Zoo’s Urban Wildlife Institute said, 

The Prisoner of Snowflake Falls visits Vancouver’s Books to Cooks

What a great venue for a book launch! John Lekich will launch his new new novel, The Prisoner of Snowflake Falls, at Vancouver’s Books to Cooks on Friday, May 11, at 6:00pm. The Prisoner of Snowflake Falls follows fifteen-year-old Henry Holloway. Henry isn’t immoral, he’s just hungry. His mother died …