Visiting Authors

Author Visits for 2017-2018

Margriet Ruurs will be at RLE to visit with our Kindergarten, grade 1, grade 2 and grade 2/3 classes. She is most well known for her books about Emma the Chicken. Our students love this character! Margriet will be here on Tuesday, September 26th for the afternoon.

Michael Wilson will be at RLE to visit with our grade 3 and 3/4 classes. His newest title, Adventure on Whalebone Island was recently shortlisted for the BC Readers' Choice Childrens' Book Award (Chocolate Lily Award). Michael will be here for just a short while on the morning of Tuesday, October 10th.​

Kenneth Oppel will be visiting with hundreds of SD23 students during the week of March 5-9th, 2018. His presentations will take place at the First Alliance Church at 2091 Springfield Road. Our grade 5 students will be bussed out to the venue to spend an hour or so with Kenneth. Specific date and time tba!