Nov. 25-29, 2105 – Montserrat, Rainforest of Reading Festival

NOV. 25-29, 2015

Rainforest of reading logo

The Rainforest of Reading Festival:
Classrooms in Monserrat, Caribbean

 

Gabby is puttingGABBY final with school uniform on her crisp school uniform and heading back to the Rainforest, to bring her stories to the children of Monserrat.
Gabby illustrator Jan Dolby and I will be flying to the Caribbean island to do school visits and to support the fabulous Rainforest of Reading program, funded by the One World Schoolhouse Foundation.

More about our 2015 trip to the Rainforest here.

Read about Gabby’s 2014 trip to the Rainforest here.

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Nov. 14, 2015 – CANSCAIP’S PYI conference

NOV. 14, 2015

Packaging Your Imagination, CANSCAIP’S premier conference, Nov. 14, 2015

Will you be at PYI this year? If you’re an author or illustrator–or want to be one, you should definitely be at this conference. It’s held each year at the Humber Lakeshore campus and it’s the best way to get information about the craft.

This year, digital expert Angela Misri and I are giving one-to-one critiques on your author website. SOLD OUT! But the good news is you can still get a one-on-one author website critique from us–just click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Author? Illustrator? Want to be?

Packaging Your Imagination, CANSCAIP’S premier kidlit writing conference,
Sat. Nov. 14, 2015

Will you be at PYI this year? If you’re an author or illustrator–or want to be one, you should definitely be at this conference. It’s held each year at the Humber Lakeshore campus and it’s the best way to get information about the craft.

This year, digital expert Angela Misri and I are giving one-to-one critiques on your author website. SOLD OUT! But the good news is you can still get a one-on-one author website critique from us–just click here

Click here for more info about PYI and to register for the conference.

 

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SEPT. 27, 2015 – Word on the Street

SEPT. 27, 2015

Word on the Street, Harbourfront, Toronto

Thanks to everyone who visited the Fitzhenry & Whiteside booth at Word on the Streetthis year. It was great chatting with you. See you again next year!

(Below: Winston Stilwell (Fitzhenry & Whiteside publicist), Karen Krossing (author of Bog), and me in the Fitzhenry booth at Word on the Street).

WOTS 2015 Winston Karen Joyce

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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One World Schoolhouse Foundation on CTV News

Richard Clewes ran around St. Lucia (two marathons in two days!) to raise money for his One World Schoolhouse Foundation.

Richard Clewes ran around St. Lucia (two marathons in two days!) to raise money for his One World Schoolhouse Foundation.

There was a terrific news piece on CTV News recently about One World Schoolhouse, the foundation that brought Gabby and 11 other great kids’ picture books to St. Lucia and Grenada last year.

CLICK BELOW TO WATCH THE CTV PIECE:

CTV News: One World Schoolhouse Foundation

Please take a moment to check out the tremendous work by Richard, Sonya, Marlaina and the many volunteers who built and maintain this important foundation.

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