Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Harbourfront Centre | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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For the past 26 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming. See the lineup of incredible Canadian literary talent at the 27th festival on September 25, 2016.

What Noise Do I Make?

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

What noise does a panda make? What about an ostrich? Take a wild guess and find out when Brian McLachlan presents his latest book, What Noise Do I Make? Then, learn to draw these noisy (and not-so-noisy) animals for yourself!

Activity Suitability: 3+

What Noise Do I Make?

We all know dogs bark woof and cats mew meow — but what noises do ostriches or peacocks or kookaburras make? Cartoonist Brian McLachlan gives the true and hilarious answers in his new picture book, What Noise do I Make? Join him in a lively activity sure to provoke some laughs as he leads young kids through how to draw animals, what noises they make, and how to draw fun sound effects. MOO! BWOOM! WOoARghH! WHEEeeeeeeeeee!

  • Children's

Brian McLachlan

Brian McLachlan is a regular contributor to OWL Magazine, has numerous freelance clients, and is the comic artist behind the series Princess Planet. His previous book with Owlkids, Draw Out the Story: Ten Secrets to Creating Your Own Comics, won an International Literacy Association award. Brian lives in Toronto with his wife and two boys.