Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Calling all Writers & Illustrators!

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre invites you to join in the fun!
Applications are now open to host an author, illustrator or storyteller visit during TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2013.

TD Canadian Children's Book Week is the single most important national event celebrating Canadian children's books and the importance of reading.Thirty authors, illustrators and storytellers will be visiting schools, libraries, bookstores and community centres in every province and territory across the country. Over 25,000 children, teens and adults will take part in the readings and workshops that will be given by the Book Week touring authors, illustrators and storytellers.

Invite an author, illustrator or storyteller to your school, library or community centre today and share the magic of books and reading! Applications to host an author, illustrator or storyteller during TD Book Week 2013 are now open.

Click here to learn more about the authors, illustrators and storytellers who will be touring in your province or territory in May 2013.

Visit to apply today! Deadline for applications is December 15, 2012.
Questions? Please contact the Book Week Coordinator in your province or territory.
Book Week Writing Contest for Kids & Teens

Each year the Canadian Children’s Book Centre runs a writing contest for students in Grades 4 to 12. Young writers from across Canada are invited to submit their stories and/or poems to the Book Week 2013 Writing Contest for Kids & Teens. Judging is done by noted writers from across Canada and one winner from each grade will receive a $250 gift certificate for the bookstore of his or her choice. Two honourable mentions from each grade category will also receive $50 gift certificates.
The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2013. Winning entries will be posted on the Book Week website on May 8, 2013 during TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2013.

Click here for more information.

For more information, please contact:
Shannon Howe Barnes | Program Coordinator
T: 416 975-0010 x 227 | F: 416 975-8970 |

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