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August 23, 2017
The Word On The Street Toronto, Canada’s largest free outdoor book and magazine festival, continues to encourage literacy and a love of reading from a young age with the TD KidStreet sponsored by TD Bank Group. Some of the country’s bestselling children’s authors and illustrators will present their latest books at the TD Children’s Literature Tent where there will be free fun activities for families. The 28th edition of The Word On The Street takes place on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Harbourfront Centre. Visit the festival’s website for more information.
“We’re excited to share the joy of reading with people of all ages,” said Valerie Picher, Associate Vice President, Community Relations, TD Bank Group. “TD is committed to promoting children’s literacy, and this festival works to inspire children and families to get excited and discover the fun in reading.”
Writer and illustrator, Patricia Storms (Never Let You Go, The Pirate and the Penguin) and performer, poet, scholar and author Kari-Lynn Winters (Good Pirate and Bad Pirate) will host the TD Children’s Literature Tent. Additional attendees will include:
TD KidStreet activities to include:
Select programming segments will include ASL interpretation. For more details about TD KidStreet programming, families can pick up a TD KidStreet Festival Guide in Toronto bookstores and select downtown Starbucks locations, and at any of The Word On The Street’s Information Booths on festival day, Sunday, September 24. The guide is designed and produced by Owlkids, publisher of Chirp, ChickaDEE, and OWL Magazine. The WEBview, digital edition of the guide will be available on The Word On The Street’s website in September.
View the full festival line-up on The Word On The Street’s website.
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