This little bear went to Stanley Park

“The late Alasdair Cairns Russell (l.) created a character about a Whistler bear cub that travelled to Vancouver in a garbage truck. A book inspired by his notes and drawings has now been published by his mother.” FULL STORY

Wang, Chan and Yee combine for win

March 23rd, 2015

Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook (Tradewind $24.95), with texts by Paul Yee and recipes by Judy Chan, has won the 2015 Gourmand Award for best Canadian cookbook. It was illustrated by Shaoli Wang, with and introduction by Jane Yolen. Yee has provided original stories as well as his interpretations of Chinese folklore. Each story is followed by a recipe for a traditional Chinese dish. Born in China, Shaoli Wang graduated from the Department of Fines Arts of Qingdao Normal College, specializing in children’s book illustration. She immigrated in 1995 and now lives in Coquitlam. Previously her book, Bamboo, was a finalist for the B.C. Book Prize for illustrated children’s books. 978-1-896580-68-5

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