Toronto, Ontario

WOTS Festival Marketplace

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm


WOTS+ Festival Events

Saturday, September 21, 2019

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Family Fun at TD KidStreet

Welcome to TD KidStreet!

Our TD KidStreet is an entire section of the festival that’s Just For Kids! From fun activities like face painting and science experiments to programming featuring kids’ bestselling authors and illustrators, it’s the central hub for families at The Word On The Street Toronto!

Kids Activities for the whole family

TD Children's Literature Tent

Join the country’s most celebrated children’s authors and illustrators at the TD Children’s Literature Tent.

Kids Activities

Join authors and presenters for fun kids activities including a music circle, interactive science experiments, a comic-creation workshop, and three winners of the Ripple Foundation’s Kids Write 4 Kids contest.

More readings

Don't miss more kids readings on Indigenous Voices, Bestsellers, and literacy workshops at the Learning Station.

KidStreet Marketplace

Don’t miss our exhibitor marketplace for your opportunity to find many more kids books and magazines!

Music, games, and more

Don’t miss an exciting new activation from CBC Kids, a photo booth for upcoming movie SMALLFOOT, science activities with the Ontario Science Centre, roaming buskers, music, face painting, and more!

Featured Books

Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

Join middle grade author Kenneth Oppel and illustrator Sydney Smith at Bestsellers at 10am for this brilliantly funny, breakout book about a boy who discovers an ink blot that’s come to life.

Fox and Squirrel Help Out by Ruth Ohi

Ruth Ohi's Fox and Squirrel are friends who both realize they have a lot to offer when a little baby bat drops out of the sky. Can they work together to figure out how to help their new friend Squeak?

Giraffe and Bird by Rebecca Bender

This year's TD Grade One Book Giveaway is Giraffe and Bird by Rebecca Bender.