Dog-Eared: October 2015

New and exciting in the world of children’s and teens’s literature: This is the fifth year of *drumroll* the 90-Second Newbery Award Film Festival! The festival is, to quote organizer James Kennedy, “a video contest in which kid filmmakers create weird movies that creatively tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning …

A few quotes from Serendipity 2015

Last Saturday, the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable (VCLR) put on the annual Serendipity event. What is Serendipity? Well, basically the VCLR brings in really awesome* authors and/or illustrators and/or editors and/or other people from the children’s book trade world, and they talk about their stories and their work, and answer …