Category: <span>Events</span>

Explore with Sam & Crystal at the Sooke Festival of Family Literacy!

January 23, 2022 - 10:00 am

Join Gloria Snively and the Sooke Literacy Project on January 23, 2022, for a special event celebrating family literacy. Sooke Literacy Project is welcoming Gloria Snively with a special online event as part of Family Literacy Week. They have created a free, online event for children to enjoy with their caregivers. This fun event will … Continued

Book Launch: Failed to Return • Keith C. Ogilvie

November 16, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Join Keith C. Ogilvie & special guests for the online launch of Failed to Return: Canada’s Bomber Command Sacrifice in the Second World War. Keith C. Ogilvie, editor and contributor, will host the launch with several special guests, making this an interesting and memorable backdrop to the launch of the book. Keith will be joined … Continued

Book Launch: Aggie and Mudgy • Wendy Proverbs

November 20, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join Heritage House Publishing and Munro’s Books for the launch of Aggie and Mudgy: The Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children by Wendy Proverbs. Based on the true story of the author’s biological mother and aunt, Aggie and Mudgy: The Journey of Two Kaska Dena Children traces the long and frightening journey of two Kaska Dena sisters as they … Continued

Book Launch & Talk: Little Wolf & White Raven • Teoni Spathelfer

November 14, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
virtual event

Join Heritage House Publishing, author Teoni Spathelfer, and Munro’s Books for the online launch of Little Wolf and White Raven, hosted by Tchadas Leo. Little Wolf and White Raven are two illustrated Indigenous children’s books written by Teoni Spathelfer and illustrated by Natassia Davies. They are the first two books in a trilogy and the … Continued

Book Launch: Muggins • Grant Hayter-Menzies

October 20, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
virtual event

Join Heritage House Publishing and Tanner’s Books for the launch of Muggins: The Life and Afterlife of a Canadian Canine War Hero by Grant Hayter-Menzies, hosted by bookseller and Sidney mayor, Cliff McNeil-Smith. Born in 1913 in the home of a millionaire philanthropist, Muggins was a purebred Spitz, a sharp-eared, sharp-nosed, fluffy-tailed sort of dog … Continued

Book Launch: Afterlight • Isa Milman

October 17, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
virtual event

Join Heritage House Publishing and Munro’s Books on October 17, 2021, for the launch of Afterlight: In Search of Poetry, History, and Home by Isa Milman, with host Lynne Van Luven. Afterlight is a haunting memoir of war, genocide, displacement, and a daughter’s search for the literary works of her mother’s murdered twin. In 2013, still grieving … Continued

Virtual Author Visit with Sara Cassidy

May 10, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Globally, we are making our way through COVID. Many children of the past have made their way through wars. Wherever you step, the past steps with you. Join Sara Cassidy and Sydney Barnes on May 10, 2021, as they talk about their new picture book and graphic novel, Painted Fences, published by Heritage House. May 8, 1945, was a historic … Continued