illustrated childrens books

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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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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Children’s Author, Kathleen Gauer, Visits Wanmaharach School, Ban Pong, Thailand

This past February 2019 while on an exciting three-week adventure to Thailand, I had the opportunity to visit Wanmaharach School in Ban Pong, Ratchaburi, Thailand and meet the school’s devoted and caring staff and friendly students. Here I am with the director, Mrs. Weeraporn Sangpratoom, in front of the school’s library donating copies of my

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Springbrook Public School, Brampton, Ontario, Welcomes Children’s Author, Kathleen Gauer

On November 13, 2018, I had the pleasure of meeting and sharing my books HIGH IN THE SKY and FOR NO REASON with 142 keen and enthusiastic grades 1, 2 and 3 students at Springbrook Public School in Brampton, Ontario. A big thank you to all of the inspiring teachers and office staff for their

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For No Reason – Brisbane City Council Library Services Orders Multiple Copies

Just received an encouraging letter from Colin Jensen, Chief Executive Officer of Brisbane City Council Libraries.  Brisbane Council’s Library Services has reviewed my book, For No Reason, and placed an order for multiple copies with their library supplier! Colin Jensen states in his letter, Thank you for bringing your book to my attention. We think

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