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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 Family [...]

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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 to [...]

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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 instilling a [...]

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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 you [...]

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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 awards ceremony [...]

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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 politic [...]

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Kids’ posters raise awareness on rubbish plans

Kids’ posters raise awareness on rubbish plans

| 06/05/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A competition across all of the country’s schools to design a poster about the waste management hierarchy is the first step in what will eventually become a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about generating less rubbish. It is hoped the poster and essay competition which was organised [...]

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Local author showcases her work on CNS

Local author showcases her work on CNS

| 01/04/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The first local artist showcase her work on CNS Local Life is author Andrea Christian, who has written a children’s book, four adult fiction books and a non-fiction book, “Speaking Freely”, an excerpt of which is included on her CNS page. As well as highlighting the good news of the Ca [...]

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Cayman to join international poetry celebrations

Cayman to join international poetry celebrations

| 26/03/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): As the local talent pool of poets, storytellers and songwriters grows, the government has begun taking steps to join in UNESCO’s World Poetry Day next year. This year the day was marked earlier this month and Cayman took part in a limited way but the chief officer in the ministry responsib [...]

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