The Wish Carvers

THE WISH CARVERS WINS CANADA BOOK AWARD

            So pleased to announce that my children’s picture book The Wish Carvers has won a Canada Book Award! Here’s what the Canada Book Awards’ administration wrote in their email: Congratulations! Your book, The Wish Carvers, has been chosen as a Canada Book Award-winner! The Canada Book Awards enjoyed assessing …

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Dina Sherman Reads THE WISH CARVERS on YouTube

Award-winning Hollywood voice actress, Dina Sherman, selected my book, THE WISH CARVERS to read aloud on her upbeat, lively, and fun Stories and More YouTube Channel!  Listen to her many captivating, animated voices as she reads from my magical tale.  Find out what happens when two sibling elves, Fay and Eddie, come across a magic …

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Grimsby Public Library Presents Author Kathleen Gauer

                   In celebration of ONTARIO LIBRARY WEEK – October 18-24, 2020, Children’s Author Kathleen Gauer was invited to a virtual author visit hosted by Grimsby Public Library. Over 380 teachers and students participated in the event. Simone Saunders, Children’s Services Coordinator at Grimsby Public Library, has turned this author presentation into a YouTube …

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THE WISH CARVERS RECEIVES A 5-STAR – HIGHLY RECOMMENDED – REVIEW IN CM MAGAZINE

EXCITING NEWS! The Wish Carvers has received a 5-Star – Highly Recommended – Review in CM: Canadian Review of Materials. “The Wish Carvers will be a well-enjoyed addition to storybook collections,” comments reviewer Suzanne Pierson,  a retired teacher-librarian and instructor of Librarianship courses at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Read Suzanne Pierson’s full review at …

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FAMILY LITERACY DAY 2020 – STORYTIME AND CRAFT WITH CHILDREN’S AUTHOR KATHLEEN GAUER

What a fun, creative and interactive afternoon visiting with families at my Storytime and Craft event at Toronto Public Library’s Northern Elms Branch on Saturday, January 25, 2020. After listening to me read from my latest picture book, THE WISH CARVERS, (https://www.skippingstonepress.net), the children created colourful butterfly and mouse magnets to take home. There were …

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The Wish Carvers – Free Colouring Page

Did you enjoy reading The Wish Carvers?  Now, here’s a colouring page designed by the book’s illustrator, to  download, print and colour.  If you would like to submit a photo of your masterpiece to post on my Skipping Stone Press Facebook page, please have your parent or guardian send me a message.  Have fun!

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