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


Bambi Edlund

May 28th, 2024

Author Bambi Edlund’s book, Operation Cupcake: How Simple Machines Work (Kids Can Press $21.99) for 7-10 years, is a humorous tale that follows two resourceful mice, Ginger and Mac, as they embark on a daring quest for a vanilla cupcake, navigating obstacles like a resident cat, dog and a heavy glass dome. Determined to succeed, they employ their knowledge of simple machines—like levers, pulleys and screws—to outsmart their adversaries. Through engaging panels and illustrated sections, Edlund integrates science education into the story, offering a playful introduction to mechanical physics concepts. 9781525306679

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