News & Announcements
Greetings Everyone! There are only a few news items for the fall issue:
International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) Announces List of 100 Children’s Books in Arabic
"Here is a selection of 100 children’s books in Arabic published in various countries of the Arab world. This selection reflects the dynamism of a sector that has truly taken off in the past twenty years, with the publication of a wide range of titles whose quality is often recognised by international awards."
Finalists Announced for the 2017 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards
The CCBC has announced the finalists in for their annual book awards. This includes the $30,000 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award. See the CCBC website for a full list of finalists.
"So you want to get Published?" Seminar
The Canadian Children's Book Centre is hosting a seminar for aspiring children's book authors on November 4, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Northern District Library in Toronto, ON. Details are found on the CCBC website.
Vancouver Children's Literature Roundtable (VCLR)
The VCLR, announced the 2017 Information Book Award Shortlist. The shortlist can be found on the VCLR webiste. The winner will be announced in November 2017.
Wishing you bright fall days!
Hanne Pearce - Communications Editor
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