Events 2016-17

The Annual VCLR Illustrator’s Breakfast with Steve Jenkins

Brilliant illustrator/designer/author of information books on the natural world.

From the tiniest to the largest creatures, to renderings in real size and of what we cannot see under the skin, Jenkins illustrates creatures large and small using cut paper as his medium. Beetles, boas, bugs, bears, bones, teeth, eyes, ears, curious facts and amazing images—that’s what readers find in books created by Steve Jenkins.

October 15, 2016 | University Golf Course | 8:00 am -12:00 pm
Early Bird Rates end September 15, 2016


A Celebration of our Award Winning BC Authors and Illustrators
With special guests Lee Edward Fodi, Janet Whyte, and the winner  Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada 2016 Information Book Award winner.
January 17, 2017, 7 – 9 pm | Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver | BC wines & cheeses | Silent Auction


Serendipity 2017

From Beginning to End: Life, Death, and Everything In Between

With Jeremy Tankard, Jennifer A. Nielsen, and Martha Brockenbrough

These three phenomenal artists will talk about everything from picture books to nonfiction to historical novels. You will laugh. You will cry. You will leave thinking about humanity in surprising and different ways.

Mar. 4, 2017 | 8am to 3:30 pm | UBC Ike Barber Library

Early bird rates end February 12, 2017 | Regular rates end February 28, 2017
Includes: Breakfast, lunch, book sales, and book signing.

Register online here or download a mail-in registration from here.

Don’t forget that except where noted, these are member-only events. Don’t miss out. Please make sure your membership is up-to-date. Renew your VCLR membership here.

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