Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY


What animals want

November 24th, 2021

Pearce, Jacqueline 2021

Vancouver-based Jacqueline Pearce, who previously published 10 kidlit novels, has written her first non-fiction title, What Animals Want (Orca $24.95) for ages 8-12. The book explores the physical and emotional needs of animals, focusing on pets, farm and zoo animals, as well as rescued wildlife and human impacts on habitat and climate. Written in consultation with the B.C. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the book is illustrated with photographs and drawings by Julie McLaughlin. Pearce has also edited and published a collection of contemporary haiku and related poetry this year: Last Train Home: haiku, tanka, and rengay (Pondhawk Press, 2021) about trains and train travel and featuring poets from 22 different countries. 978-1459825659

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