Dickens Children’s Books and Publishing Lab Inspires Kids to Explore, Discover and Create

Vancouver’s Uptown Village just got a lot cooler. Especially if you consider children’s literature cool, which the very cool Kari Ferguson, published author and owner of the new Dickens Children’s Books and Publishing Lab, most certainly does. “I always wanted to write children’s books when I was little,” says the wife and mother of two.… Read More

The New Domesticity: Led by Literature

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The words drummed in my brain as I worked on committing Marc Antony’s speech to memory. Notecards placed around our home prompted me: “Friends, Romans, countrymen…” My fellow classmates had all chosen various passages from the works of Shakespeare,… Read More