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Dolphin, the Arctic Seal, Returns to Antigua and Barbuda in an Inspiring Children’s Book

MEDIA RELEASE         Dolphin, the Arctic Seal, Returns to Antigua and Barbuda in an Inspiring Children’s Book St. Johns Antigua November 30, 2017 — Author, editor, and writing coach Joanne C. Hillhouse releases her latest children’s book, … Continue reading

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End of Year Round Up

Believe it or not, 2017 is almost over and it’s been an exciting year. Here are some highlights: We published Burt Award winning title, The Protectors’ Pledge and the Burt Award Short-listed title, Barberry Hill. We published our second activity book, … Continue reading

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CODE sponsored Read with Me author tour Trinidad November 8-11, 2017

Burt Award winning authors toured Trinidad this November, thrilling children and adults with their books. The event was sponsored by CODE and BOCAS Lit Fest.

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November issue of Zing Magazine available now

The November-December 2017 issue is now on LIAT planes. This issue’s Caribbean Lit page features books by Tracey Baptiste, Opal Palmer Adisa, and Jacob Ross, artwork by Danica David, and an interview with Haitian fiction author, Katia D. Ulysee. Pick … Continue reading

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Raise the Bar, a Youth Spoken Word Showcase

This weekend the Code sponsored BOCAS Lit Fest Burt Award book tour ended with Raise the Bar, a youth spoken word showcase at the Government Campus Plaza auditorium on Wrightson Road. This was a free and open event for all … Continue reading

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#ReadWithMe Campaign Launch

Some of the past winning authors of the Burt Award for Caribbean Literature descended on Trinidad this week to entice youth with their books. This week of activities brought to us by Bocas Lit Fest and CODE was aimed at … Continue reading

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Plant A Seed To Read Sandy Point

This morning, November 2, 2017, marked the completion of the first stage of the Sandy Point Plant A Seed to Read project. Heidi Fagerberg introduced the curriculum to the teachers in a workshop leaving them with books and copies of … Continue reading

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OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme Adds CR Books

The OECS/USAID Early Learners’ Programme (ELP) is a reading development programme for young learners administered by the OECS Commission with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The programme includes teacher training and providing educational resources for schools. … Continue reading

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September Zing Magazine

The September-October 2017 issue is now on LIAT planes. This issue’s Caribbean Lit page features books by Zetta Elliott, Lennox Honeychurch, and Helen Klonaris and an interview with Blue Banyan Books’ publisher Tanya Batson-Savage. Pick up your copy on your … Continue reading

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The Protectors’ Pledge-New Review-Richly Imaginative

The latest review of The Protectors’ Pledge by Danielle Y. C. McClean bills it as a great follow up to the Chronicles of Narnia and Lord of the Rings. The reviewer says “The Protectors’ Pledge was a compelling read from … Continue reading

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