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Woodward launches new book!

June 11th, 2024

BC based author of fiction, poetry, memoirs and children’s books, Caroline Woodward is set to go on a book reading and signing tour starting June 19, 2024 to celebrate the successful launch of her new book, Have You Ever Heard a Whale Exhale? (Pownal Street Press $24.95) for children aged between 3-5 years.

Woodward, along with illustrator Claire Watson lead readers on a sensory voyage through this book. From sun-soaked shores to crackling fires, children can dive into a world where dolphins leap and sea lions bark. This immersive tale invites exploration of touch, taste, sight and smell, encouraging little ones to engage with their environment and unleash their imagination.

Woodward will be present along with illustrator Claire Watson (on certain dates) in the following locations during their book reading and signing tour:

  • Bolen Books, Victoria · Wednesday, June 19, 2024 from 7:00 – 8:30pm *Launch & reading with artist Claire Watson in attendance
  • Munro’s Books, Victoria · Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 10:00 a.m.*Book signing
  • Volume One Bookstore, Duncan · Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 4:00 pm *Book reading & signing
  • Möbius Books, Port Alberni · Friday, June 21, 2024 from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm *Book signing with artist Claire Watson
  • Mermaid Tales Bookshop, Tofino · Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm *Book signing with artist Claire Watson
  • Remote Passages Marine Excursions, Tofino · Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm *Reading & signing with artist Claire Watson
  • The Orange Door Gallery, Ucluelet · Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 11:00 am *Reading & signing with artist Claire Watson. The author gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Canada Council through The Writers’ Union of Canada. Gives grateful thanks to the Pacific Rim Arts Society as well.
  • Mulberry Bush Bookstore, Qualicum Beach · Monday, June 24, 2024 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm *Book signing
  • Sea & Summit Bookstore, Parksville · Monday, June 24, 2024 at 3:00 pm *Book signing
  • Laughing Oyster, Courtenay · Tuesday, June 25th from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm *Book signing
  • Blue Heron Books, Comox · Tuesday, June 25th at 3:00 pm *Book signing
  • Windowseat Books, Nanaimo · Wednesday, June 26th at 10:00 am *Book signing
  • North Slocan Community Library, New Denver · Tuesday, July 2, 2024 2:00 pm *A Library Fun(d)raiser! Prizes, baking, entertainment!
  • Nakusp Public Library, Nakusp · Tuesday, July 9, 2024 10:00 am *Book reading & signing
  • Nelson Public Library, Nelson · Saturday, July 20, 2024 10:30 am *Book reading & signing

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