5 Questions for Ashley Spires

Ashley is the author and illustrator of many books including the best selling The Most Magnificent Thing and the Binky The Space Cat series. She is a drinker of tea, eater of candy and lover of cats. When she is not making books, she enjoys yoga, jogging and fostering orphan kittens for her local shelter. Ashley lives just outside Vancouver, British Columbia with her dog and far too many felines. … More 5 Questions for Ashley Spires

How to Promenade with a Python (and Not Get Eaten) by Rachel Poliquin, illus. by Kathryn Durst

ow to Promenade with a Python (And Not Get Eaten), written by Rachel Poliquin and illustrated by Kathryn Durst, is an instructional guide to prepare the reader for an exciting evening walk with a 300-pound python named Frank. Thankfully, the reader has help from Celeste, a Madagascar hissing cockroach to prepare for this excursion. … More How to Promenade with a Python (and Not Get Eaten) by Rachel Poliquin, illus. by Kathryn Durst

5 Questions for Marie Powell

Marie Powell’s adventures in castle-hopping across North Wales resulted in her award-winning historical fantasy series, Last of the Gifted. Spirit Sight (Book 1) and Water Sight (Book 2), released in 2020. Marie is the author of more than 40 children’s books, along with award-winning short stories and poetry. She holds a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing from UBC, among other degrees. … More 5 Questions for Marie Powell

5 Questions for Kallie George

Kallie is an author and picture book editor living in Gibsons, BC. She has written numerous acclaimed books for children, including The Secret Fawn; The Lost Gift; Goodnight, Anne; and the Magical Animal Adoption Agency and Heartwood Hotel series. She has also taught writing workshops for both children and adults. Kallie grew up on the Sunshine Coast in BC, where she spent her days roaming the forests. … More 5 Questions for Kallie George