Oct 19th: Alexis appears with Kenneth Oppel
Pear Tree director, Alexis Birner, will be appearing as a guest speaker at the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable event on October 19th.
The main attraction of the event is award-winning, best-selling author, Kenneth Oppel, who will be discussing his new book and how it can be used in education.
Alexis and her colleague, Lindsay Bromley, will be giving a talk about how picturebooks can be used to improve critical literacy and critical thinking among children.
Full details of the event, as well as registration details, can be found at: http://vclr.ca/events-2012-13/kenneth-oppel-dark-alchemy/.