THE THEME FOR CANADIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK WEEK is Every Child a Reader. Touring Manitoba for Book Week, from November 2 - 9, will be award-winning artist Vladyana Kryorka, illustrator of picture books such as A Promise Is a Promise; Winnipeg-born writer and poet Rhea Tregebov, author of The Big Storm (set in Winnipeg circa 1930); and new local children's writers Deb Froese, author of The Wise Washerwoman, and Margaret Shaw-MacKinnon, author of Tiktala.
Applications for one-hour readings during Children's Book Week at schools and public libraries are now being accepted. Preference will be given to members of the Canadian Children's Book Centre, as well as on a first-come, first-served basis. Every attempt will be made to include as many areas of Manitoba as possible. Schools and libraries in rurul and northern Manitoba are encouraged to apply. Reading fees will likely be the same as in previous years ($50 per reading for schools; public libraries to share the cost of meals and accomodations on the day of their reading, no reading fee).
Book Week applications and further information may be obtained by phoning Cheryl Archer, Manitoba Officer for the CCBC, at 667-7032 (please leave mailing information on her answering service), or by faxing Cheryl at 668-1611, or by mail:
The Canadian Children's Book Centre
130 Oakview Ave.
Application deadline for Children's Book Week Readings is June 15, 1996.
Author/Illustrator Requested: ____________________________________ 2nd Choice: ____________________________________ Preferred number of readings: _____ Preferred date of reading: 1. ________ 2. ________ 3. ________ Preferred time of reading: 1. ________ 2. ________ 3. ________ Contact person/host: ______________________ Position: ____________ Name of Institution: _____________________________________________ Address: _________________________________________________________ Town/City: ____________________________ Postal Code: _____________ Telephone: ____________________________ Fax: _____________________ Outline of program in which author/illustrator will appear: __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ Number of children attending: ________ Grade Level: ________ What media coverage do you plan? _________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ Are you a member of the Canadian Children's Book Centre? _________
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