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For Kids

Cricket – publisher of the kids’ magazines Babybug, Ladybug, Click, Spider, Ask, Cricket, Muse, and Cicada
Highlights for Children – the magazine of stories, pictures, games, and puzzles for kids
OWL Kids Online – publisher of the kids’ magazines OWL, chickaDEE, and Chirp
Stone Soup – the magazine by young writers and artists

For Children’s Writers

Book Editors: Children’s Books – names and addresses for children’s book editors at every publisher you can think of
Canadian Children’s Book Centre
 – non-profit organization that promotes, supports, and encourages the reading, writing and illustrating of Canadian books for children and teens
Canadian Toy Testing Council – non-profit organization that tests toys and books, helping parents to make good purchases
CANSCAIP – Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers
Children’s Book Council – non-profit trade organization dedicated to encouraging literacy and the use and enjoyment of children’s books
The Children’s Literature Web Guide – Internet resources related to books for children and young adults
CWILL BC – Children’s Writers and Illustrators of British Columbia
The Purple Crayon – all about writing, illustrating, and publishing children’s books
SCBWI – Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable – an assembly of enthusiasts who meet to share and discuss good books, meet authors and illustrators, encourage Canadian talent, and promote reading and publishing – billed as “the children’s writing supersite”

For All Kinds of Writers

Canadian Authors Association – Canada’s national writing organization
Federation of BC Writers – a non-profit organization of professional and emerging writers, writing in all genres, from every region of the province
National Writers Union – the union for freelance writers working in US markets
Publishers Lunch – the industry’s daily essential read
The Writers’ Union of Canada – Canada’s national organization of professional writers

Sheri’s Favourite Authors – for Kids & Teens

Judy Blume
Ann Brashares
Libba Bray
Meg Cabot
Orson Scott Card
Beverly Cleary
Rachel Cohn
Eoin Colfer
Suzanne Collins
Kate DiCamillo
Cory Doctorow
Cornelia Funke
Shannon Hale
Richelle Mead
Stephenie Meyer
Robert Munsch
Kenneth Oppel
Gary Paulsen
Susan Beth Pfeffer
Philip Pullman
J.K. Rowling
Darren Shan
Lemony Snicket
Scott Westerfeld
Lara M. Zeises
Gabrielle Zevin

Sheri’s Favourite Authors – for Adults

Douglas Adams
Margaret Atwood
Douglas Coupland
Emma Donoghue
Jasper Fforde
Diana Gabaldon
Lisa Genova
Malcolm Gladwell
Nick Hornby
Marian Keyes
Sophie Kinsella
Wally Lamb
Stieg Larsson

Armistead Maupin
Christopher Moore
Erica Orloff
Jodi Picoult
Terry Pratchett
David Sedaris
Anita Shreve
Neal Stephenson
Jennifer Weiner

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