Alumni Mosaic

November 30, 2015

New children's novel "Kah-Lan the Adventurous Sea Otter" by alumna Karen Autio

by Joana Pinto
Kah-lan_-_the_adventurous_sea_otter_image Regent alumna Karen Autio (DipCS'86) is delighted to announce the publication by Sono Nis Press of her book, Kah-Lan the Adventurous Sea Otter, illustrated by Sheena Lott. The first version of this chapter book was written 30 years ago in the Books, Children, and God course at Regent and was launched in September at the Vancouver Aquarium ( 

The story is presented from the point of view of a young sea otter and is appropriate for ages 7-12, but no one is too old to enjoy this west coast adventure tale. "Young sea otter Kah-Lan is hungry. He is sure there are big crabs near the point, but his mother won't let him out of her sight. One day, he sees his chance. Soon he and his friend Yamka are swimming around the point right into danger! Will they ever make it back home?"

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