Bookworm’s Corner , Access 7‘s new community television series showcasing Saskatchewan picture book authors, is set to debut on January 24, 2011. Robins Alison Lohans, Anne Patton, Linda Aksomitis, and Sharon Plumb will be among the first authors to appear.
The shows are hosted by actress and author Jean Freeman. Each episode features two picture books being read to a live audience of Saskatchewan children. Most books are read by their authors, but some are read by other well-known prairie people.
Each show premieres on Access TV on Mondays at 3:30 pm, with reruns on the following Wednesdays and Fridays at 3:30 pm.
Showtimes for January and February are:
January 24, 2011
Baba’s Babushka: A Magical Ukrainian Christmas, Marion Mutala
Bill Bruin Shovels His Roof, Sharon Plumb Hamilton
January 31, 2011
L is for Land of Living Sky, Linda Aksomitis
The Lake in the Middle of Town, Neil Sawatzky
February 7, 2011
The Bone Talker, Shelley Leedahl, Read by Dr. Shauneen Pete
Dancing in My Bones, Anne Patton & Wilfred Burton
February 14, 2011
He Who Flies by Night: The Story of Grey Owl, by Lori Punshon, Read by Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan Dr. Gordon L. Barnhart
Sundog Rescue, Alison Lohans
February 21, 2011
The Always Team, Holly Preston
Waiting for the Sun, Alison Lohans
February 28, 2011
Fiddle Dancer, Anne Patton & Wilfred Burton
Nathaniel’s Violin, Alison Lohans