Upcoming Events May 2016

There is so much going on this month with Groundwood Books. And we would absolutely love it if you could join us at one of our many events. We’ve rounded them up here, and hopefully we see you soon!

TCAF 2016

May 14 & 15
Toronto Comic Arts Festival

We have three wonderful illustrators making appearances at TCAF this weekend.

Book Signings

Saturday @ 10:30am to 11:00am – Matt James, illustrator of The Stone Thrower
Saturday @ 11:30am to 12:30pm – Dasha Tolstikova, creator of A Year Without Mom
Sunday @ 11:15am to 11:45am – Sydney Smith, illustrator of The White Cat and the Monk
Sunday @ 1:30pm to 2:30pm – Dasha Tolstikova, creator of A Year Without Mom


Saturday @ 10:00am – Matt James draw-along
locationDraw-Along Kids Room, Toronto Reference Library Appel Salon

Sunday @ 12:00 – Sydney Smith draw-along
  locationDraw-Along Kids Room, Toronto Reference Library Appel Salon

Sunday @ 12:15 – Dasha Tolstikova “Memoir for Kids” Panel
locationMarriott: Forest Hill Ballroom

Moore_Lisa_portrait_webMay 16 & 17
Lisa Moore @ Eh List Author Series

The eh List Author Series is hosting award-winning author, Lisa Moore at the Toronto Public Library. Lisa will be at the Lillian H. Smith branch Monday May 16th from 7:00pm-8:00pm, and Runnymede branch Tuesday May 17th from 7:00pm-8:00pm.

Lisa Moore and Dasha Tolstikova @ Koffler

May 18
Mother Daughter Book Club

On Wednesday @ 6:00pm, please join us as acclaimed creators Lisa Moore and Dasha Tolstikova read from their latest books and chat about mothers, daughters, growing up, and everything in between. The event is at the Small World Music Centre, Artscape Youngplace, 180 Shaw St.

Groundwood Authors for Indies round-up

This Saturday (May 2nd), something very special is happening. All across Canada, 600 authors will gather at their favourite independent book stores in the first annual Authors for Indies Day. The day will be celebrated in all sorts of ways. Authors will be playing bookseller, recommending their personal favourites, giving readings – some bookstores will even have cake!

Here we’ve rounded up a list of appearances by Groundwood authors. Or check out the entire list authorsforindies.com and see who will be at your local.

Caroline Adderson
10:30 – 11:30 AM PDT – Kids Books, 3083 West Broadway, Vancouver BC
2:00 – 3:00 PM PDT Hager Books 2176 West 41 st Ave. Vancouver BC

Sarah Ellis
10:00 – 12:00 PM PDT
Book Warehouse, 4118 Main Street, Vancouver BC

Tim Wynne Jones
2:00 – 4:00 PM EST – Kaleidoscope Kids’ Books, 1018 Bank Street, Ottawa ON

Thomas King
1:00 – 1:30 PM EST – The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec Street, Downtown Guelph ON

Linda Little
4:00 – 5:00 PM AST – Woozles, 1533 Birmingham Street, Halifax NS

Elise Moser
10:00 – 2:00 PM EST – Librairie Paragraphe Bookstore, 2220 McGill College Avenue, Montreal QC

Cybèle Young
2:00 – 3:00 PM EST – Type Books, 883 Queen Street West, Toronto ON
4:00 – 5:00 PM EST – Mable’s Fables, 662 Mount Pleasant Road, Toronto ON

Groundwood Books at Word on the Street

Join us on Sunday, September 21 at the Groundwood and House of Anansi booth at the Word on the Street Festival in Toronto! We have visiting authors, fun giveaways, and great books at special low prices!


Date: Sunday, September 21, 2014
Location: Queen’s Park Circle, booths 153 & 154
Time: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

We also have creators who will be giving presentations and readings:

Cary Fagan
I Wish I Could Draw
The Children’s Activity Tent
12:15 – 1:00 PM

Jean E. Pendziwol
CBC Presents the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award
Once Upon a Northern Night
TD Children’s Literature Tent
1:40 – 2:40 PM

Laurel Croza and Matt James
From There to Here
TD Children’s Literature Tent
5:00 – 5:20 PM

We hope to see you there!

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