Category Archives: New Books

Halloween Book ‘Treats’!

              This Halloween, Primary classes were ‘treated” to two stories .  I read A Teeny Tiny Halloween, a new picturebook written by Lauren L. Wohl and illustrated by Henry Cole. It is loosely based on … Continue reading

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Rachelle Delaney Author Visit

On Wednesday, October 19th, Rachelle Delaney, a local Children’s author came to Seaforth and did presentations to Divisions 4 to 10. Rachelle talked about the writing process , and how she gets her ideas for plot , setting and characters. She read and … Continue reading

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Mo Willems visits Vancouver!

On Friday, June 10th , Mo Willems came to Vancouver, the only Canadian city he was visiting on his North American tour. Kidsbooks hosted the event and it was sold out within 24 hours so  it was a real privilege to get … Continue reading

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May is Thank-O-Rama Month!

All good things … and book series must come to an end! This is going to be a hard lesson for some of our young readers at Seaforth when I share some sad news from the literary world. With the publication … Continue reading

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Chris Grabenstein , Children’s Author in Vancouver

Last Wednesday evening, Ms.Higgins went to see the author of one of the YRCA 2016 titles, Escape from Mr.Lemoncello’s Library , Chris Grabenstein which was hosted by Vancouver Kidsbooks. It was a delightful and informative presentation in which Mr. Grabenstein had children … Continue reading

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February is Black History month

              This month, part of the focus of the library program for primary students and some lower intermediate was using picturebooks to find out more about Black History in Canada and the United States. Ms. … Continue reading

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Brandee Buble Day!

On Friday, January 29th , we were so fortunate to have Brandee Buble come and present her two books, O’Shae the Octopus and Jayde the Jaybird. She was thrilled to be back at her elementary school that holds a special place in … Continue reading

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Brandee Buble , Author visit – Friday, Jan. 29th

On Friday ,January 29th, Brandee Buble, a former Seaforth student, will be coming to read and present her two books to the primary classes. She has written O’Shae the Octopus and Jayde the Jaybird. We are all looking forward to her … Continue reading

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Nerdy Birdy

Nerdy Birdy by Aaron Reynolds was a big hit when Ms.Higgins read it to the primary classes last week. Students were given the opportunity to create their own nerdy birdy and add it to the telephone wires because as stated … Continue reading

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October is Mystery month!

With Halloween at the end of the month, all things creepy and scary preoccupy our minds. So what better time than now to read a spine-chilling mystery book! We have a range of mystery books for all readers from picturebooks … Continue reading

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