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2020 Summer Spectacular

Explore your imagination with The Word On The Street's 2020 Summer Spectacular – two weeks of awesome activities and readings for kids and teens.

Summer Spectacular: Early Reader Series

What Makes a Book?

MONDAY, AUGUST 17 @ 10AM | FREE LIVE STREAM

Author Ted Staunton and illustrator Ruth Ohi read their new picture book, Friends for Real, and talk to young readers about how they work together to create a story. Ages 3-8

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Nature All Around

TUESDAY, AUGUST 18 @ 10AM | FREE LIVE STREAM

Photo of Darren Lebeuf

 

Explore the colours and textures of nature with kids author Darren Lebeuf (My Forest Is Green, My Ocean Is Blue) & Geraldo Valerio (At The Pond). Ages 3-8

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The Trading Tree

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19 @ 10AM | FREE LIVE STREAM

Nancy Cooper reads and discusses her new children’s book, The Trading Tree, the story of a very old sugar maple standing on the shore of Lake Simcoe. Ages 3-8

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Small Print TO presents I Got You a Present

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19 @ 1PM | FREE LIVE STREAM

Regional Emmy Award-winning TV writers and authors Mike Erskine-Kellie (Spike) and Susan McLennan (Toody) present kid-friendly comedy skits based on their funny new book, I GOT YOU A PRESENT. Ages 3-8

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Summer Spectacular graphicSummer Spectacular Party Day!

Come hang out with WOTS! With readings from young writers, an art slideshow with YOUR masterpieces, a panel of young book experts talking about their favourite new titles, and a dance party with a special musical guest to boogie the afternoon away!

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