French author to visit

Throughout the year, we are studying and promoting a variety of French authors and illustrators. Gabrielle Grimard, from Québec, is our feature illustrator this month. She is an illustrator who has illustrated over 40 children`s books.

YK1 is pleased to welcome Gabrielle Grimard to École J.H. Sissons School on November 4th and November 5th.  She will be visiting classes from Grades 2-5.

She will also be offering two sessions where she will speaking about her passion for drawing.  This will be a hands-on session.

For YK1 families:

Date:  Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location:  Ecole J.H. Sissons

Public Presentation:

Date:  Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Location:  Yellowknife Public Library

RSVP:          In order to ensure we have enough room for each family, please RSVP Madelon Haener at

Please note that both sessions will be in French.