It’s been a wonderful few days here in Vancouver. Serendipity was fabulous – and many thanks to the Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable for hosting us and for putting together such a great program. I’ll be heading for the airport shortly, on my way back to the UK, and taking with me some wonderful memories, as well as a suitcase full of books…
Here’s a selection of the many photos I took –
Friday’s Gala Dinner:
Allen Say and Lisa Yee:
Our table, left to right: Corinne, our lovely “Guardian Angel” for the conference Kat Thomson, Lisa’s “Guardian Angel” Rob Biittner, Lisa Yee and me behind.
Saturday – Serendipity 2012 at the Neville Scarfe Building, University of British Columbia – “The Year of the Dragon”
Paul Yee and Lisa Yee:
PaperTigers’ Paper Tiger meets Peepy Peep:
Getting our presentation set up…
Allen Say’s presentation – here with his photograph with Sensei Noro Shinpei:
Making dragons at the lunchtime workshop with Origami Master Joseph Wu:
Then waking everybody up post lunch with some dancing from Shiamak’s Bollywood Dancers – billed to “rouse your inner dragon” – they sure did!
Saturday evening –
And Sunday at the official launch of Paul Yee’s The Secret Keepers, at which he mesmerized his audience by reciting the first few pages:
I will be uploading more photos to Flickr but now I need to head for the airport! Thank you, everyone – Serendipity was a Dragon that roared!