Kids Summer Reading Club 2008

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The BCLA is pleased to announce the theme for the 2008 Kids Summer Reading Club:


This year's illustrator is Elisa Gutiérrez. She is a Vancouver-based independent illustrator and graphic designer born and raised in Mexico City.

Elisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from La Salle University in Mexico City. She spent a semester of her degree as an exchange student at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.


Elisa has won awards in Mexico for her design work. In Canada she has been recognized four times with hounourable mentions from the Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design including once for Picturescape. Picturescape was also one of five nominees for the 2006 Chritie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize.

To see more of Elisa's work, please visit
To see more on her Picturescape book go to

Materials will include reading record; stickers; poster; bookmarks; completion medals; children's website with literacy game; as well as novelty items and a librarian's programme manual. Use the links at the left to see a preview of the reading record design & artwork. More information will be added to this site as it becomes available...

Sponsored by the British Columbia Library Association and your local public library with the assistance of the Public Library Services Branch, Ministry of Education, Shirley Bond, Minister. · Illustrations by Elisa Gutiérrez ©2008 · Design by Roger Handling

Are you looking for information about the Teen Summer Reading Club?

Questions or comments? Feel free to email Els Kushner, KidsSRC Coordinator