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Students recreate favourite books

Students recreate favourite books

| 17/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Books were recently brought to life by students taking part in the annual storyboard competition held at a reading fair in George Town Public Library Saturday, 11 February. Organised by Cayman Islands Information Professionals (CIIP), 106 children from schools around Grand Caym [...]

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Local author raises funds to prevent bullying

Local author raises funds to prevent bullying

| 09/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Local author Paul Schreiner for the second year running raised money for the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) anti-bullying campaign through sales of his children’s book, Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands, over the holiday season. The book raised $3,500 for the campaign, wh [...]

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Triple C students donate books for young readers

Triple C students donate books for young readers

| 20/12/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Many children will be able to read new books at the local public libraries because of the donation made by the students of Triple C School. On Monday, 12 December, the George Town Public Library received a gift box filled with books from Kathleen Westin, Triple C librarian; and [...]

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Children’s book aids anti-bullying campaign

Children’s book aids anti-bullying campaign

| 30/11/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands, the children’s book by local author Paul Schreiner, is again being sold to raise funds for the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) “Take a Stand Against Bullying” campaign. Sales over the 2015 holiday season, when the Christmas-themed book [...]

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National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has released a fine art book which offers the first comprehensive survey of visual art in the Cayman Islands, as seen through highlights from the NGCI’s permanent collection. The Art of The Cayman Islands – A Journey Throug [...]

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Arts group highlights local writers

Arts group highlights local writers

| 05/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A local art studio is holding its first writers showcase Thursday, 13 October. The Art Nest Creative Community Studio event will feature five local authors: Mike Ferrier, who will be launching his new book, Cold Winds over Cayman; along with Taura Ebanks, Sophia McKenzie, Karoly [...]

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Cayman contributes to Queen’s birthday book

Cayman contributes to Queen’s birthday book

| 17/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Congratulations from the Cayman Islands are included in the newly-released commemorative book, Queen & Commonwealth: 90 Glorious Years, which celebrates the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, as well as her years as monarch and head of the Commonwealth. The Cayman Islands’ spread [...]

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GT library adds to collection of books by local authors

GT library adds to collection of books by local authors

| 10/06/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The George Town Library is in the process of putting together a permanent collection of works by local authors. Known as the Cayman Islands Collection, this will include cultural and historical material, and will be housed in the historical library section of the building currently being [...]

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Cayman Prep wins senior Battle of the Books

Cayman Prep wins senior Battle of the Books

| 17/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Following a tense morning of literary combat in this year’s Lera Parchment Battle of the Books competition, held Saturday, 7 May at John A Cumber Primary School, the Cayman Prep Demi-Gods emerged as the senior division champions. The winning group scored a total of 338 points, pushing t [...]

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Cayman children’s book supports anti-bullying campaign

Cayman children’s book supports anti-bullying campaign

| 13/01/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Sales of anti-bullying children’s book, Rudolf Discovers the Cayman Islands, written by local authors Paul and Elisabeth Schreiner and released in early December, have raised more than $2,000 for the Take a Stand Against Bullying campaign. Miriam Foster, campaign coordinator of the Fam [...]

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Harrison’s new book explores the brain, faulty thinking

Harrison’s new book explores the brain, faulty thinking

| 12/11/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Former Cayman Islands journalist Guy Harrison’s latest book, Good Thinking: What you need to know to be smarter, safer, wealthier, and wiser, is a homage to the human brain, but it also explores why we need to nurture them and learn how to use them properly in order to be less prone [...]

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East End Primary homes in on reading initiative

East End Primary homes in on reading initiative

| 29/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): East End Primary School inaugurated their Home Reading Programme last week, a literacy initiative fuelled by the purchase of more than 1,300 fiction and non-fiction books. Jessica Jackson, the school’s literacy coach and the programme’s initiator, stressed the importance of instillin [...]

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Teaching kids to CARE through books

Teaching kids to CARE through books

| 28/08/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A local charity that encourages children to be kind to animals teamed up with a local service club that helps kids to read last Saturday. Volunteers from #kidsCARE, the education programme run by the Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts (CARE), read children’s books about animals to the [...]

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Cayman student tops thousands in international writing competition

Cayman student tops thousands in international writing competition

| 26/08/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Martina Watler, a St Ignatius Catholic School student, has been named the junior runner-up in the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2015, with judges choosing her entry from more than 7,200 submissions.

As the junior runner-up, Martina, 13, will be invited to a special award [...]

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Criminal lawyer gets new book deal

Criminal lawyer gets new book deal

| 13/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS) South African publisher, 30 Degrees South, have acquired the paperback rights in that country for The Last Hot Battle of the Cold War, a book by local author Peter Polack. The writer, who is better known for his criminal defence work here in Cayman, has enjoyed critical acclaim for his pol [...]

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