Children’s author Charles de Lint and YA author Elizabeth Wennick share their most recent books. At the end of their readings, audience members have the opportunity to get hands-on at a bookplate-making workshop. Hosted and moderated by Kevin Sylvester.
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Charles de Lint is the author of more than 70 books for adults, young adults and children. He has won various honours, including World Fantasy, White Pine and Aurora awards. A poet, songwriter and performer, de Lint is also a contributor to a monthly book review column for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. He presents The Cats of Tanglewood Forest, an expanded version of his 2003 picture book, A Circle of Cats, in which 12-year-old Lillian is bitten by a poisonous snake. A group of magical cats are able to save her life, but only by turning her into a kitten.
Elizabeth Wennick has written two novels, several short plays and a weekly newspaper humour column. She is also the co-writer of two musicals. She presents her most recent novel, Whatever Doesn’t Kill You, in which 15-year-old Jenna Cooper sets out on a dangerous mission to locate and confront the man who killed her father when she was only a few days old. She soon discovers, however, that there may be more to her father’s murder than she has been led to believe.