News from Kamloops

April 28, 2016

TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2016

Kamloops, B.C. - Saturday, May 7th to Saturday, May 14th is TD Canadian’s Children’s Book Week. This program celebrates the magic of books and reading to children across Canada.  Twenty-nine Canadian children’s authors, illustrator and storytellers will be visiting schools, libraries, community centres and bookstores across Canada throughout the week.

To celebrate Book Week in Kamloops, the City is proud to host a presentation by Lisa Darlrymple, author of the novel Skink on the Brink, who recently won the Crystal Kite Award for Canada.

Saturday, May 7, 2016
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kamloops Museum & Archives

Come meet award winning author Lisa Dalrymple. This will be Lisa’s first tour to BC and she is looking forward to sharing her picture books with younger audiences and with older groups to discuss the craft of writing or to expand upon the themes in her books.

This presentation is free and participants of all ages are welcome.


Media Contact:
Cara Graden, Arts, Culture & Heritage Coordinator
City of Kamloops


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