The Book Nook with Shawn Thorn – Saturday & Sunday
Saturday, July 7 | 11:10am, 1:45pm
Sunday, July 8 | 12:30pm, 3pm
A book reading full of adventure!
Shawn Thorn, a Canadian Author, living in beautiful Vancouver, BC. Shawn began working with children in a daycare setting at the age of 15 and maintained experience as an elementary teacher, learning and behavioural specialist, youth worker, and twenty-five years later, he has had hands-on experience working with children who have been diagnosed with a variety of pervasive disorders, such as Autism, FASD, ADHD, and ODD.
Shawn has been writing for many years, although it isn’t until recently that he decided to open his vault and publish his first of many stories, “Don’t Tease Mr. Beeze”. He’s enjoying his new journey by visiting multiple elementary schools and reading to group of children.
About “Don’t Tease Mr. Beeze”:
If you enjoy adventure, traveling and the exciting thrill of a chase, you’ll love this book. This new anti-teasing/bullying story is about a boy who has taunted and teased Mr. Beeze one too many times before the pink bee decides enough is enough. Impress the morality of acceptance and principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong, as your child explores the world through the enthusiasm of a chase in this exciting and educational journey. Take your child on an adventure with the peace of mind that they are reading with an eco-friendly and non-toxic book.
About The Festival
Whistler Children's Festival is produced by Arts Whistler, a registered charity established in 1982 with a mandate to build and integrate the arts into the fabric of the community.