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Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted some of the finest talent in Canadian literature. Our 27th festival is shaping up to be one of our best yet. Check out all of the authors, performers, and storytellers below!
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.
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!